Sumgait Residence & Shopping Centre

Category: Residential/Mixed
Location: Sumqait
Project Date: 2014
Client: Aral Group
Area: 267,000 m²
Team: Aydan Volkan, Selim Cengiç, Onur Arat, Erhan Yıldız, Mehmet Alpertong

The project area, Sumgait, is located on the north side of Baku which is a sparsely populated district of the city. Parallel to the road, 60 acres of the parcel is designed as commercial function and 80 acres of it is designed for residential purposes.

Considering the favourable climatic conditions, it’s decided to design low rise and accessible open spaces for the commercial block. Open spaces are enriched with the shading elements and the observation deck by bringing together the masses.

Pedestrian and vehicle axis passing through the commercial block is connected to the residential area located in the south. Also, there are recreational facilities and a school in order to serve residential area consisting 13 blocks in 260.000 sqm. construction area.