Sishane Park // Public Realm and Transit Hub
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    Rethinking the public perch and threshold of the old city and modern city
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To situate a 1,000 car underground car park and transportation hub between lively social streets of Pera and the historical Galata created a great urban design and architectural challenge. The design responded with a contemporary interconnected curvature form with terraces that opens on the Golden Horn breathtaking view. Pedestrian first transit as well as creating roof garden for the public space utilized Istanbul’s best engineering, construction and design creativity. The park’s landscape continues into the parking entry level and bright colors are used to overcome the claustrophobic sense of parking lots. Central to the park is a wood silhouette walk that connects the terraces and offers a breath from the dense city as well as fantastic Golden horn panorama. Sishane responds to two necessities of urban spaces, car parking in the middle of the city and public area space where to hang  out, meet or enjoy sunset. As a transit hub Sishane park  intends to mold this two essential aspects of city life in one building, working a public space and transit hub for citizens as well for visitors.
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2013 LEAF Award Uban Design Shortlisted, Dusseldorf
2014 Arkitera Isveren Odulu, Istanbul
2014 WAF NEW and OLD shortlisted, Singapore 
2015 AIA Continental Europe Honor & Awards Program Urban Design Award, Vienna
2015 Archmarathon Urban Design, shortlisted, Beirut
2016 Arkitera Mimarlik Yilligi Selection
2016 East Centric Triennale Urban Design Nominated, Bucharest
2016 THBB Hazır Beton Birliği Mimarlık Ödülü, finalist
2016 TTMOB Yapı Dalı Başarı Ödülü