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Bandirma Park

Bandirma Park

Location: Bandirma, Turkey
Services: Concept Design

We designed a new destination recreation park and design hub in Bandirma, a sea-side city in the northwest of Turkey. This spectacular environment successfully engages with its past and creates an atmosphere of excitement and experimentation for the future. 

 

A catalyst for growth

The city of Bandirma is 100km across the Sea of Marmara from Istanbul and a candidate to relieve some of its growing population burden. Once the new port project for the city has been completed and rail and road links have been connected Bandirma is expected to become Turkey’s portal to Europe. Bandirma Park, located 1km from the city centre, will serve both as a much needed recreational


area for local people and as a space for local design schools. The reclaimed site has an industrial and military past. The scheme needed to integrate the project site with the city and act as a catalyst for future growth and transformation, while respecting the existing architectural heritage and the unique character of the natural landscape. 

Integrating the past and the future

Our approach weaved the architectural traces and remains on the site into a series of buildings and spaces designed to bring them back to life. Situated on the north westerly plateau among the ruins of military buildings, the site benefits from spectacular views over the city and the sea. The scheme includes a new design institute, two hotels, a conference centre and a large retail space.  


New architectural structures integrate closely with the local vegetation, creating buildings that act as an extension of the landscape. The stepped roofs of the buildings are densely planted and reference the industrial character of the context whilst functioning as public belvederes. Landscaping includes woodland, plateau walkways and a waterscape. 

The dense forestation facing the main roads is a strong point of the project… The continuity between topography and the vegetated roof and the positioning and orientation of the institute were highly praised. Both pedestrian and vehicular access ways were well articulated and the pedestrian experience of the retail was well designed…

Competition Jury

Awards

Honourable Mention - Open International Competition

Bandirma Park 10



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