URBAN HOUSING: Residential Block Recharged


We are expected to regenerate/renew/redesign a selected site in Kolej, Ankara, which is already occupied mainly with residential and also with institutional, commercial and working facilities, such as a cinema, church, gym, shops and restaurants. There are also uses such as a city university, hospital, urban park, hotel, corporate and private offices in the close vicinity of the site.

Thus, the project is to design a new urban housing on this site by taking all the other existing facilities into consideration so as to enhance community integration and social interaction, and to develop neighborliness. The new urban housing proposal should stimulate the neighborhood as a social-cultural hub of the city, as well as respond to today’s urban programs call for a new domesticity. Therefore, the urban issue needs to be considered alongside the primary aim of this projec.