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Kagıthane Logistics - Baraka Architects - Turkey
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Kagıthane Logistics - Baraka Architects - Turkey

Baraka Architects

Abdurrahman Çekim – Architect, born in 1978, Iğdır, Turkey / Sevilay Uğur Çekim- Architect, born in 1980, Ankara, Turkey

They found ‘baraka’ in 2009 . The studio aims to maintain an architectural design practice focused on context and to develop this through the potentials inherent to it. they designed projects on many different subjects and on many different scales in various fields like houses, hotel, office, school, logistics center etc. ‘baraka’ also won several national architectural awards. Co founder of Baraka Abdurrahman Çekim also took part in 2010 Arredamento Architecture the Young Architects profile. In 2013, he made the studio executive called Perceptions and Misconceptions in Workshop 's at MSGSU. In 2014, he attend an interview called Architectural Practice and Process at Eskisehir Osmangazi University. And also the interviews are published some respectable magazines. In 2014, Abdurrahman Cekim is awarded the << Young Architecture Prize>> by the Arkitera Foundation. Presently, he gives lectures and organize architectural workshops in Yıldız Tecnical Universities.

Project Description

Project area is located in the Kağıthane region district of Istanbul. The most important reference was buildings function as requested in order to constitute the conceptual framework of the project. The program consisted of the workshops to make the light productions. The main condition was the maximum vehicle accessibility. These requirements are lead to road construction starting on the road up to the roof, the building was considered as a ramp.

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