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Architecture Design and Building in Turkey

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URBANISMS / TURKEY

In Akbuk, Turkey, overlooking the Aegean Sea, a new eco-reserve of small town fragments, like islands in a preserved landscape of cultivated natural vegetation, will be characterized by advanced technologies in sustainability, while also anchored in the poetic reverie of this ancient site. The nearby ancient Greek town of Miletus inspires a compact gridded plan. — Published 2010.0714

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LAYERING OLD AND NEW

A once-abandoned ruin has returned to 21st-century life as a multipurpose event space in a busy entertainment district on the banks of the Bosphorus Strait in Ortakoy, Istanbul. Global Architectural Development (GAD Architecture) has designed a glass and steel box tucked inside the masonry remains. — Published 2004.0428

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ISTANBUL PAVILION

Nestled in a park near Istanbul, Turkey is a semi-underground building dubbed "Chameleon." The project was commissioned by Borusan Company as a public exhibition and seminar space and designed by Global Architectural Development (GAD), an architecture firm that was founded in Turkey and has since moved to New York. — Published 2003.1008

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