Kabatas Seagull Transportation Hub

TURKEY: Hakan Kiran Architecture and Dutch engineering consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV have signed a memorandum of understanding for the design of the Kabatas Seagull Transportation Hub, an interchange between tram, funicular, bus and ferry services on the European side of Istanbul.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has appointed the architectural practice to design landmark building, which is intended to represent a flying seagull when viewed from the Bosporus.

Royal HaskoningDHV is to provide geotechnical, environmental and maritime consultancy and engineering services to the architect's project team, including advice on earthquake mitigation measures.