konforist edu.suites male dormitory by renda helin design
konforist edu.suites male dormitory by renda helin design konforist edu.suites male dormitory by renda helin design
jun 09, 2016
konforist edu.suites male dormitory by renda helin design


konforist edu.suites male dormitory by renda helin design
all images courtesy of furkan uyan – teleferik

 

 

 

‘konforist edu.suites’ is an all-male dormitory developed by renda helin design & interiors. two blocks, placed in separate areas of a common building in eyüp, istanbul, turkey provide students distinct areas for private and public needs. the custom suites are furnished with all necessities, and available in private or multi-roommate variations. for shared rooms, signage (A, B, C, etc.) and colors prevent possible confusions between occupants.

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‘VIP 1′ lounge, living area

 

 

 

in contrast to private areas, ‘konforist’ features a plethora of common areas to promote socialization. these include: café, two VIP lounge/living spaces (with terrace), barbecue patio, hobby kitchen, study hall, computer room, in-house cinema/ video game room, and game room — ping pong, pool, darts, pinball. sports and fitness is also emphasized. students have full access to a gym, sauna, massage room, and infirmary.

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‘VIP 2′ lounge, living area

 

 

 

‘konforist edu.suites’ bestows many luxuries to its inhabitants; to keep them from swaying in their academic attentiveness, helin introduced symbolic blackboards throughout select commons areas. placing importance on the near future, it stands as a constant, if subtle, reminder about the purpose of their stay


quad

konforist edu.suites male dorm renda helin
shared dorm

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private room

konforist edu.suites male dorm renda helin
standard double; turquoise room

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laundry services 

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social floor area and signage

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in-house theater


workout facilities

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room signage, corridor

 

 

project info:

 

location: eyüp, istanbul, turkey
project date: 2014
construction date: 2014
total construction area: 7,500 m²
client: avrupa yurt yönetimleri A.Ş
constructor: avrupa inşaat
architectural project: renda helin design & interiors
interior design: renda helin design & interiors
lighting design: renda helin design & interiors
graphic design: renda helin design & interiors, istanbul media design
photography: furkan uyan – teleferik

 

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom

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