Akademiler Blocks

Istanbul, Turkey


55.000 m²

Akademiler Housing Complex locates in the most visited, central and valuable axis of İstanbul, next to the Barbaros Boulevard and Central Business District of Levent. The 12 557 m² plot is covered by offices, high-rises and shopping malls. The two residential high-rises will take place instead of numerous numbers of detached blocks to increase the size of the courtyard within the site. The raise of the blocks enables dwellers to enjoy the maximum view of Bosphorus.

The area has a potential of retail development on the ground code, which is covered by neighbour offices and residential units. In this regard the long axis of the project site is decided to be develop as a retail line serves both to the project area and it’s surrounding as well.

The two residential blocks including 214 units of apartments. The main feature of the architectural design is the curved form inspired from the dynamic flow and developments occur in the central area. The form also eases the viewing opportunities for both blocks and each unit. Social facilities, pools and other services are located on the rooftops of blocks.