A parking structure has been re-imagined to accommodate a performing arts center. By utilizing the ramping floor plates for the parking, the building is seamlessly connected to the urban streets.
OCX is back in NYC working with OMA on some very exciting projects. Stay tunned...
OCX lecture at Bilgi Univesity for Eren Ciraci's studio and Ali Onat Türker's structural class. We talked about our recent works as well as experiences working on large scale construction sites in China including the CCTV and TVCC towers.
The PARKING LOT PERFORMANCE ARTS CENTER re-imagines what a parking structure can be. Here we have combined it with a performing arts center and a visual arts gallery, so that during the parking off hours the space is open for public use. Our intention was to vertically extend New York City's unique urban street culture into an otherwise dead Parking Lot.
It became clear that what seemed to be an isolated incident was in reality the final straw for the people fed up by the government’s forceful positioning on multitude of issues ranging from censorship, regulation of alcohol consumption, police brutality, and urban renewal projects in the likes of Gezi Park and Taksim Square.
The L-House project is the rebuild of a 1940s TYPE B-1 housing unit designed by Turkish architect Kemal Aru, student of Bruno Taut, in Levent, Istanbul. The rebuild design attempts to further enhance living and spatial qualities while preserving the essence of the original historical building.
The Borusan Kindergarten is a mixed use daycare center designed to support the factory workers and their families in the OSB (Organized Industrial Zones) districts.
KAGU-BLOCK is a multi-use furniture unit designed for the 2010 Tsunami victims living in makeshift conditions inside prefabricated temporary housings. The simple unit is versatile in its use and easily manufactured into mass productions through a template.