Gallery: The Agoras Project Creates a Quiet Urban Escape in Busy Istanb...

Istanbul may not be the capital of Turkey, but it’s certainly one of the country’s biggest and most bustling centers. To answer the metropolis' desire for a contemplative and comfortable escape, Global Architectural Development (GAD) designed the Agoras Project – a mixed-use high rise, residential development covered in green terraces. What could easily be considered as a city within a city, the project provides residents with easy access to shopping, schools, a health center, parks and municipal spaces - but still offers a quiet respite from the bustling city with tranquil terraces, gardens, pools and captivating views of the city. Moreover, eco-strategies like natural day lighting, solar power and rainwater collection up project’s green qualifications.

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