Europan 7: Sümer District


It is an area which is under a great risk of earthquake. It is a concept development for a new urban landscape with block and street designs, which should carry its present density as well as new proposals on public open spaces.



The proposed project suggests a new type of grid, which is a distorted one in accordance with the existing street pattern surrounding the competition area. The green strips carry all of the social and public uses such as nursery, playground, mosque…etc.

Location: Zeytinburnu, İstanbul
Assignment: Urban design, master planning
Size: 77
Year: 2007
Status: competition
Client: City of Zeytinburnu
In collaboration with: Erkin Özay