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A1.23 Penthouse: Istanbul’s Sky-Lit Luxury

FeaturedA1.23 Penthouse: Istanbul’s Sky-Lit Luxury

The A1.23 Penthouse in Istanbul’s Erenköy district, envisioned by r.a.f.studio, is a triumph of contemporary design. Crafted in 2023, this two-story apartment boasts a stunning glass roofed living room, harmonizing natural materials with a flood of light. Spanning 150 square meters, the penthouse features an open floor plan that extends to a terrace with a jacuzzi, all underscored by a serene color palette reflecting the urban elegance of Istanbul.

Mediterranean Modern: Redefining Exhibition Spaces in Turkey

Mediterranean Modern: Redefining Exhibition Spaces in Turkey

Mediterranean Modern, designed by Paolo Cesaretti Arch in Istanbul, Turkey, is a groundbreaking exhibition center that redefines architectural space. Inspired by the Mediterranean modern style, this 2023 project echoes the residential architecture found along the Mediterranean coast. It blends classical elements like arches, iconic staircases, and earthy tones with contemporary design.

The interior, reminiscent of a spacious single-family house, flows seamlessly from one abstract, surreal space to another. This exhibition center not only showcases various architectural solutions but also features bespoke furnishings, all crafted from materials supplied by the client, illustrating a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation.

Pi Psychiatry & Psychology Clinic: Mid-century Calm in Kadıköy

Pi Psychiatry & Psychology Clinic: Mid-century Calm in Kadıköy

In the bustling heart of Kadıköy, İstanbul, along the prominent Caddebostan, Bağdat Avenue, stands the Pi Psychiatry & Psychology Clinic. Designed by Buro Simpelt in 2023, this mid-century clinic serves as a tranquil oasis amidst the city’s vibrancy. By embracing a serene color palette and soothing finishes, Buro Simpelt has crafted a therapeutic environment where comfort meets functionality, ensuring both patients and therapists benefit from its calming aura and thoughtful design.

Bodrum Laurus Villa: Where Timeless Elegance Meets Aegean Splendor

FeaturedBodrum Laurus Villa: Where Timeless Elegance Meets Aegean Splendor

Overlooking the shimmering Aegean Sea in Bodrum, Turkey, the Bodrum Laurus Villa by Gonye Design stands as a beacon of timeless elegance.

Occupying a generous 422 square meters (about 4,542 square feet), this residence harmoniously marries nature with cutting-edge architecture, ensuring residents revel in the serenity of their surroundings and the grandeur of design.

ALMA Restaurant: Reviving Antalya’s Historical Texture with Modern Architectural Flair

ALMA Restaurant: Reviving Antalya’s Historical Texture with Modern Architectural Flair

Introducing the ALMA Restaurant, an architectural gem nestled on the coast of Side, Antalya, in Turkey’s stunning Mediterranean region. Known for its ancient cityscape and historical texture dating back to the 7th century BC, Side offers a captivating backdrop for this fine-dining establishment.

Designed by the acclaimed BBA.Istanbul in 2022, the restaurant perfectly blends privacy and openness while embodying the area’s unique cultural narrative. The design navigates the region’s high temperatures, beach winds, and residential context, using natural materials in their raw texture and local construction techniques, both traditional and contemporary, for a charming fusion of authenticity and modernity.

Peker House: A Modern Residence in Historic Istanbul

Peker House: A Modern Residence in Historic Istanbul

Discover the story of Peker House, a single-family residence located in the Koşuyolu District of Istanbul, Turkey. Designed by Mekan Atölyesi in 2022, this modern home preserves the original structure while meeting the needs of its owners.

From plan interventions to structural changes, learn how the design team created a simple and functional space that stays true to the character of the region.

Bodrum Loft Hotel: Blending Man-Made with Natural

FeaturedBodrum Loft Hotel: Blending Man-Made with Natural

Designed by Tabanlioglu Architects in 2020, the Bodrum Loft Hotel in Bodrum, Turkey, is a summer resort project that blends the man-made to the natural in an inspirational way.

Taking inspiration from the way neighboring old towns connect to the land and its surroundings, the design uses locally sourced materials and seeks low maintenance, weathering aesthetically. With reference to the nature of the region, the angles of sun and winds, the project frames a building that responds to the climate and is integrated with the nature to welcome the sun and the breeze in a controlled attitude.