Monday, June 11, 2007

Kartal – Pendik Masterplan, Zaha Hadid Architects

Another dynamic masterplan by Zaha Hadid Architects, The project begins by tying together the basic infrastructural and urban context of the surrounding site.

From the diagrams, it expresses...
Soft grids: The integration of existing rigid urban grid with new Zaha Hadid's grid.

Urban rooms: a porous, interconnected network of open spaces that meanders throughout the city and create a smooth transition from the surrounding context to the new, higher density development on the site.
Growth: The dynamic grid forces to generates the possibility of growth. It balances between 'high and low'.

Kartal – Pendik Masterplan
Istanbul, Turkey

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