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Zaha Hadid Architects, Kartal—Pendik Masterplan, Istanbul, Turkey

Total project area 2.14 mi2 (555 hectares), construction area 2.31 mi2 (6 million m2)

Client Greater Istanbul Municipality

Architect Zaha Hadid Architects

Design Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher

The Kartal–Pendik Masterplan is a winning competition proposal for a new city center on the east side of Istanbul. It is the redevelopment of an abandoned industrial site into a new city quarter of Istanbul, complete with a central business district, high-end residential development, cultural facilities such as concert halls, museums, and theaters, and leisure programs including a marina and tourist hotels. The site lies at the confluence of several ...

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