The building is conceived as two seperate volumes, the production area and the offices wrapped together into a single object by folding surfaces. The surfaces wrap around the two main functions creating voids that
define outdoor areas, the entrace and the terrace as well as creating architectural elements like stairs, canopies for
shading and the pitched roof for the office.
The basement of the building is partially revealed by the ring road that goes around the building negotiating the
7m height difference between the two ends of the site. The revealed basement is detached from the massing of
the rest of the building, becoming a half buried pedestal on which the building rests. The idea of breaking down
the massing and creating a vertical stratification is carried on to the facade to seperate entrance, the terrace and
the concrete wall that surrounds the building from what’s above it by using two different materials, natural stone
and metal cladding.
Location: Kocaeli, Turkey
Construction Area: 3500 sqm
Status: Under Construction
Client: Üçgen CNC Lazer Metal İşleme San. Ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.