autoban defines CIP lounge at atatürk airport, istanbul with infinte arches
autoban defines CIP lounge at atatürk airport, istanbul with infinte arches autoban defines CIP lounge at atatürk airport, istanbul with infinte arches
oct 26, 2012

autoban defines CIP lounge at atatürk airport, istanbul with infinte arches

‘CIP lounge at at atatürk airport’ by autoban all photographs by bülent özgören




the turkish airlines CIP lounge at atatürk airport in istanbul is spread over an expansive 3000m2, serving approximately 2000 passengers each day. located within the international departures hall, interior design has been conceived by autoban and is comprised of a structural feature which acts as a secondary shell within the main core of the space. referencing the traditional arcade system, the plain domed white archways divide the space while at the same time maintaining open views to other areas which include resting rooms, library, movie theatre, restaurant, tea garden, the overall spatial organization giving guests the sense of discovery as they move through the various programs. accenting the white backdrop are black channels located at the merging points of the modules which have been developed to wire the mechanical and electrical systems throughout while also offering visual balance.

the contemporary space draws its design from the traditional arcade system


the mesh secondary shell breaks up the space while still offering open views into the rest of the lounge



rest areas



movie theatre



rendering depicting the division of the space


rendering which shows the references to arcade structures





building up the space


black channels house the mechanical and electrical systems






project info:


year: 2011 location: yesilkoy, istanbul photographs: bülent özgören client: Do&Co

  • The spherical design is admirable and should have been complemented with more integrated and stylish furniture. The current layout and choice of chairs, tables and plants is not benefiting the space.

    Airborne says:

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