In an area with a very evident slope and also very exposed to the wind and hard weather, typical from this region, the relation with both the land and the surrounding nature became very relevant for the project development
Home in Istanbul
The entrance at north is set with the opening of an exterior parking area that articulates the street level with the house, protected by the concrete wall and yet to discover. In the interior the house is drawn by a sequence of spaces generated by plans or volumes that both contain program and create multifunctional areas in the transitions.
Near the entrance are the main social areas of the house such as the kitchen and the dining and living rooms leaving to a second place the private areas. The way in which the concrete wall is set in the land strategically creates four patios that bring light and heat to some areas of the house. To the front this house highlights the garden and the surrounding landscape with a glass facade. The exterior image of the house is intended to be at the same time very strong, with the natural concrete very present in the walls and covering but also camouflaged in the land with the green covering.