At Tuzla, Tepeören Region, this project is located in a complex where approximately 100 light steel detached residential buildings produced in 90s for a small family. In the project, depending  on the user requirements, working scheme and interior design was studied.

Project name: A 602
Architect’s Firm: THECATWORK
Design Team: Büşra KOÇAK , Berk Arinç , Ufuk POLAT
Contact e-mail: [email protected]
Project location: Tuzla / Istanbul / Turkey

Completion Year: 2018
Gross Built Area (square meters or square foot): 300 m2

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Photo credits:   Alp EREN (Altkat Photography)
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A602 By theCATwork - Sheet4 By using the advantage of the steel building, which is exposed to the structural system, the design has been handled flexibly.

A602 By theCATwork - Sheet6 Since the existing functions in the housing are irregular and inadequate, firstly, the kitchen unit’ s location in the ground floor has been changed and a transparent mass has been added in order to connect  the drawing room and the dinner area.

A602 By theCATwork - Sheet7 The floor of the drawing room of ​​the existing living area, which is supported by atrium, raised and also seperated by fireplace from lounge room. Veranda which is located in front of living area has designed in semi-open usage with barbecue zone in order to raise the relation with the landscape area and the swimming pool. The problem of natural light caused by the grand veranda was solved by the linear skylights attached to the ceiling.

A602 By theCATwork - Sheet8 In the project, which is made entirely of natural materials, different choices were made according to the changes in function. Especially, grey marble and parquet selections played an important role in zonal work.


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