Agaoglu Tower

Istanbul, Turkey


70.000 m²

An iconic vertical element that is likely to enliven the skyward in the Eastern part of Istanbul, Atasehir Tower establishes itself a significant landmark. With its revolutionary form the building inspires from the function and role of spine for a body. While durability and firmness are provided by the extruded structural spine, the elasticity is also succeeded with deliberately used horizontal panels functioning like vertebral bones. Atasehir Tower intermediates to reshaping of its urban context. Having been witnessing to a bunch of significant commercial and financial developments, Atasehir is likely to re-emerge as a sub-center superseding its housing dominated current land use and will also host major financial, trade and fair investments of Turkey. The project, occupying a size of 70 000 sq.m, is assumed to be one of the flagship pieces in its district appealing a wide amount of different householder preferences. From single family to crowded ones, Ataşehir Tower offers a great amount of alternatives all of which sets high calibre of dwelling standards. The design combines structural rules with aesthetic notions and treats consoles, panels and slats as if an architectural pieces instead of building elements.