Located in Istanbul, The Kartal Project named as the cityâ€™s most ambitious building project with total area of 555 hectare. Zaha Hadid designed the project for a competition in 2005 and she won. And the reports said that the construction will start next year.
Hadid unveils new project images
An important step in this projectâ€™s development took place on Feburary 21, 2008, in a press conference at the city government bureau that originated this effort, the Istanbul Greater Municipality, Metropolitan Planning and Urban Design Centre, (Ä°stanbul Metropoliten Planlama ve Kentsel TasarÄ±m Merkezi). At the conference attended by Hadid, Mayor Kadir Topbas, Kartal Mayor Arif DaÄŸlar, Ä°MP Director Prof. Dr. Ä°brahim Baz and architectural consultant SÃ¼ha Ã–zkan details were announced for the Kartal project as it moved from vision to reality.