so? architecture: istanbul tourist information in rotterdam
 
so? architecture: istanbul tourist information in rotterdam so? architecture: istanbul tourist information in rotterdam
sep 21, 2012

so? architecture: istanbul tourist information in rotterdam

tourist information istanbul in rotterdam by so? architecture images © so? architecture

 

istanbul-based so? architecture and ideas have developed an informal tourist information exhibit about istanbul, where unlike other centers, the installation is shown in rotterdam. the conception consists of the perplexity of 400 years in diplomatic relationships between holland and turkey. the atmospheric space allows the visitor to have a dynamic interpretation of the surrounding setup. by obtaining various amounts of layered material, the interior environment is formed with irrelevant yet connected elements; the existing building, with complementary topography made from used wooden pallets and yellow plastic tubes.

on the ground and upper level, large prints of hans wilschut and kim bouvy’s photographs are hosted within the pallet structures to create viewing points for the photos. ultimately, the project directly serves users with informative images of the city of istanbul, where they instead discover a deeper, alternative yet touristic expressions.

view from the ground floor

  exhibition on the mezzanine

  exhibition wall

party time

  tubes together

photo of the model

rendering

inital sketch

project information:

architect: so? architecture – sevince bayrak, oral goktas, hüseyin özgür, tuğçe alkaya, elif karaköse project plan and organization: perplekcity artists: kim bouvy and hans wilschut, inci balaban, gülnur özdağlar design: august 2012 completion: september 2012 surface: 150 m2 building

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