Studio Class at Yale University
Studio Class at Yale University

Art in Urban Habits

This project was developed by Orhan Koc as a student from Izmir University of Economics and was submited to the WAS awards 2017 under the Housing category.

Project 2 site couple is dancer & sculptor. They are the only artist who live in the neigborhood. They compansate their financial needs by producing art.They live in a very social envoirement, they have lots of friends and students come to visit. They need a guest room for the visitors who stay the night and studios for both studying in and teaching lessons to the students. They also require an exhibition hall for the customers who come to buy the artifacts. One of the essential requests of the couple to have a large bedroom with a terrace facing the seaside .

In addition , their building site was Izmir’s old ambit and building elevetion design not changed couse of that. The couple , want their own working places, basement level is their working place. Also; site has very huge perspective which is seeing Izmir Korfez and Egean Sea. Therefore building’s last floor will be their private places, whichs are dressing room; bathroom, bedroom, terrace. Finnaly the building core which is staircase has a little canopy and tree, they created to light hiarchy from sun-sky for floors.

https://youtu.be/edzY5FxtMrQ