Gallery: MVRDV + ABOUTBLANK Design Expansive New Transit Hub and Archeo...

The coastal neighborhood of Yenikapı in Istanbul is highly representative of Turkey's cultural and historical diversity. MVRDV and ABOUTBLANK were careful to embrace this diversity in their design of a new multifunctional transfer point and archeo-park proposed to bring together the fragmented and fascinating city at its waterfront. The 1.3 million-square-meter project seeks to provide a stable, sustainable infrastructure that integrates road, rail and water systems at the central location while providing continuous pedestrian access through plazas that preserve and showcase remains unearthed in archeological digs currently underway at the site.

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