Technology Campus Istanbul

Garanti Bank Pendik Technology Campus in Istanbul is one of the most sustainable and innovative building complexes in Turkey. Werner Sobek was responsible for sustainability consulting, technical building services consulting (MEP), structural engineering and facade engineering for the project. The total size of the project is 142,000 m², divided into three parts: Open office landscape, special zones and service areas (e.g. parking and archive).

Exemplary for Sustainable and Innovative Construction

For the LEED Gold certification, various measures were implemented to improve the building’s sustainability. For example, the existing trees were protected to prevent erosion by rainwater. The building envelope was optimised through thermal simulation analyses, which reduced the heating and cooling loads in the building.

Technology Center Istanbul

LEED Gold Certification Achieved

In addition, the sustainability concept focuses on the rejuvenation of the site, water conservation, energy saving and high user comfort. A concrete core activation system and a ventilation system with heat recovery sustainably reduce energy consumption and operating costs.

Architecture
Midek/ERA, Istanbul/Turkey

Planning time
2009 − 2018

Construction time
2010 − 2019

Services by Werner Sobek
Sustainability consultancy
MEP consultancy (WP 2)
Structural engineering
Facade engineering (WP 1 − 9)

GFA
124,000 m²

Client
Garanti Bank, Istanbul/Turkey

Photography
Cemal Emden

 

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