Orhangazi Square And Its Surrounding Urban Design Project Competition, Mention Prize
Orhangazi Square Urban Design Competition
In line with the purpose of the competition to rearrange Orhangazi Square and Its Surrounding Historical City Center to serve for needs of its users the project has been designed according to the concepts of dynamism, durability, convertibility, functionality, sustainability, conservation, originality and esthetics. Radical interventions were avoided during the project due to fragile historical and cultural nature of the project, and an economic structure with easiness of use was proposed through point solutions and integral approach.
The design submitted for the competition held for development of environmentally-friendly working and production areas provides a relationship between the project and its surrounding through reduction of footprint of the building, enhancement of outdoor space use and circulation organization which facilitates pedestrian circulation.
Basic design objectives are to provide a sustainable cooperation, research and working environment, to raise awareness on clean production processes and sustainability of buildings, to be a pioneer in terms of contemporary aggregation, working and cooperation methods, to enhance competitiveness at international level and to develop a model OIZ at international level.