Trump Cadde by GAD

09 April of 2014 by

Architects: GAD
Location: Beyoğlu/Istanbul Province, Turkey
Architectural Project & Design: Gokhan Avcioglu & GAD
Project Team: Jonas Kirsch, Derya Arpaç, Tahsin İnanici, Gökşen Güngör
Area: 1,040 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Alp Eren

Landscape Project: GAD
Site Area: 2,100 sqm
Construction Type: Steel construction + lightweight construction
Commercial: 25 units, 2 floors, recreational rooftop, parking (underground)

From the architect. It’s so ambitious and courageous that the word food court just falls short. Cadde opens in Mecidiyeköy, Istanbul, bringing more than 25 carefully chosen fashion and lifestyle retailers and of course restaurants on Trump Towers’ roof terrace and turns it in to much more than what you might expect from any other mall.

In using the container – as an every architects dream, breaking the boundaries of modularity, uniformity and ubiquity – the project combines the individual units into a redundant system to transform and change its character from there. Playing with the positve and negative volumes, alternation of open, semi-open and enclosed

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