Scope: Architecture
Typology: Masterplan / Commercial / Culture
Location: Istanbul, TR
Year: 2013
Status: Competition Proposal
Size: N/A
Office: UBDW
Role: Team Leader
Omer Us
Hazal Gulsan
Hande Hatiboglu
Sinan Celal Dadagılıoglu
Necmi Koroglu

Valley of Kurbagalidere National Design Competition

Creating sustainable design elements both in smaller and bigger scales Developing an inviting urban space that is available and within the reach of people for weekdays, weekends, during day and night. Preparing the spatial organization to create creative interactions and special experiences for people Designing solids and voids according to the needs of the intervention area. Creating interactive spaces for different user groups. Improving accessibility for both pedestrians and vehicles while encouraging public transportation and bicycle usage.

Transportation hub collecting the work and leisure space on the upstairs and transportation for train station, busses, metrobus and taxis at the ground and 1st floor levels

The Main road has buried under the ground level in order to control the human flux and keep the area safe

The main square and the Yogurtcu Park has developed with similar elements. While in the square void areas are left to be used during disasters, in the park vegetation was to protect as design principle

A wedding house has developed at the end of park ( as requested in the competition) where while the terrace of the building is still an open space where people climb and sit; at the end of the building the terrace became a viewpoint

Selected Works

Grand Design Fair LondonExhibition

BaChe HouseResidential

F&B Culture RestaurantRestaurant / Commercial

Metropolitan Hotel BosphorusHospitality / Commercial

Bahceyaka HousingResidential / Commercial

Antalya Kepez Masterplan Masterplan / Residential / Commercial

Max Royal Kemer ResortHospitality / Commercial

Teasy RestaurantRestaurant / Commercial

Kocaeli Mannesman Convention CenterCulture / Commercial

IBS OfficeOffice

Buyukada HouseResidential

Faculty of Fine ArtsEducation / Culture

Museum of ConflictCulture / Commercial

Student CenterEducation / Culture