Rehabilitation of Tarsus Old Ginnery - AKDN
The project entails the restoration of a historic industrial complex which was redesigned as a contemporary centre for archaeological research and public engagement. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)
The complex is composed of four buildings. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

The open space in between the building complex is rearranged as a multipurpose inner courtyard with the integration of surrounding spaces through a creative design approach. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

The inner courtyard is incorporated with the study room through a canopy reserved for researchers, whereas the area in front of the kitchen and café functions as an open area for various activities. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Courtyard, study room on the left. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Library. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Laboratory. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Study room. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Exhibition hall. | Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Cemal Emden (photographer)

Site plan. | Courtesy of architect

Courtesy of architect

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Rehabilitation of Tarsus Old Ginnery

Award Cycle: 2020-2022 Cycle

Country of origin: Turkey

Location: Tarsus, Turkey

Client: Bogazici University

Architect: Sayka Construction Architecture Engineering Consultancy

Completed: 2017