Location: Moda, Istanbul
Client/Competition by: Kadikoy Municipality
Period: 2014
Status: Published
Team: Seda Kurt Şengün
Type: Micro Urban Design

As a public place, park is a part of urban landscape and arcade is a phenomenon like a sum of place and space which can be called an emplacement. There are shops on one side and the other side is a colonnade. Parkad means parcade, parc+arcade. There are 59 spaces inside of the arcade at Moda street. Parkad fits to these spaces.

8, 9, 15, 24, 47, 53, 57 are the numbers of spaces.

53 Now and Future

N: Construction space
F: Talks, meetings and projection space

8 - 9 Now and Future

N: Barber, apparel shop space
F: Lounge chat and enjoy to look at Bougainvillea flowers

47 Now and Future

N: Book shop - Bank space
F: Open office

57 Now and Future

N: Watch maker space
F: Atelier, street food space


Park'ad Accessories

Arcade spaces are so shady.
The climber ivy, Hedera (1) or Parthenocissus are suitable for hanging on the structure and shady spaces.

For sunny arcade corners,
Clematis or Bougainvillea (7) provide bloomy effect with their flowers.

Lamps (2) or spot lighting equipment (3) for night and some festives. For hot weather, the space need a vantilator (4) . For talks or summer theatres, a projection (5) and a curtain (6) are able to add the structure.

As urban furniture, canvas and wooden sitting sets (8) that retailers, urbaners, elders can use.

http://sedakurt.info/files/gimgs/th-59_diyagram 1.jpg


Column height* and space numbers;
4,9 m: 10-38 45-59
5 m: 1,2
5,5 m: 39-44
7 m: 3-9

Width * min 2,2 m - max 10,8 m
Depth * min 2,7 m - max 4,5 m
* approx.

Possible spaces, possible scenes

8 - 9 Barber, apparel shop space
Lounge chat and enjoy to look at Bougainvillea flowers
15 Yeni Moda Pharmacy space
Pharmacist Mr.Sezer's terrace
24 Hairdresser space
Second hand exchange, flea market
47 Book shop - Bank space
Open office
53 Contruction space
Talks, meetings and projection space
57 Watch maker space
Atelier, street food space