SPK Building

Category: Office
Location: İstanbul
Project Date: 2013-2014
Client: SPK
Area: 215,000 m²
Team: Aydan Volkan, Selim Cengiç, Onur Arat, Erhan Yıldız, Mehmet Alpertong
Award: National Closed Competition, 1st Prize

The project won the first prize in the national competition opened by the Capital Markets Authority, one of the institutions that will take place at the Ataşehir Finance Center. It consists of a few stories high base that connects the different square prism shaped masses of which the heights were limited by the strict master planning rules.

The base with a latticed metal façade is visually discerned from the blocks above by means of different texture colour and transparency even though physically it binds these blocks on the ground level. In some points this base turns to be an arcade to invite people in. The terraces of the base are designed as green roofs to create an attractive surface for the offices overlooking while the use of open space was increased.