KUZU EFFECT MIXED-USE COMPLEX

Location
Ankara, Turkey
Client
Kuzu Group
Date
2013 - 2019
Built Area
186.000 m² (2,002,087.33 sqf)
Type
Mixed Use
Status
Built

The twenty-first-century development of Turkey, especially in Istanbul, has seen the construction of an increasing number of mixed-use projects. This trend has also begun to take hold in Ankara. Located in a recently developed district, the 175,000-square-meter (1,883,684-square-foot) Kuzu Effect complex includes retail space, residences, and offices. The design incorporates both vehicular and pedestrian access at ground level. The main alley connects neighboring boulevards along the main circulation axis of the project. Unlike some mixed-use designs that offer few options to users, the Kuzu project seeks to propose various options for both residences and offices. Depending on criteria such as height, view, and size, some parts of the building have units with large terraces, galleries, and high ceilings, while in other zones there are more conventional units. A variety of experiences, as well as different budget categories, are thus taken into account by the architectural design itself. A large tower sits above several floors with curvilinear landscaped terraces. The architect states, “The project aims to embrace the region’s innovative spirit in its early years by employing a simple language with strong characteristics.”

*by Philip Jodidio, Global and Local / New Projects / EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture, Rizzoli Electa, 2020.

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