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ONS Incek Residences Showroom & Sales Office

ONS Incek Residences Showroom & Sales Office

Project Description

Artistically positioned within 45,000m² manicured landscape, ‚ONS İNCEK‘ is a luxury residential project consisting of three colourful towers containing 992 residences. Signalling the entrance to the residential complex, the multi-level showroom displaying the apartment types is designed with its contours sitting parallel to the inclined topography. The large model of the residential complex located under the central atrium is the focal point of the showroom. The varying modes of circulation, including ramps, stairs and elevators, enable the visitors to move with ease throughout the open interior space. The private offices are located on the top floor, while the residential complex models and sales associates are located at ground level. The three fully furnished mock-ups of the apartments are displayed on the basement level.

The interior of the showroom is enveloped with numerous, repetitive, vertical and coloured glass panels. With its multi-level, exposed concrete structure, the showroom is predominantly a medium grey colour. This creates a unified background that accentuates the colour of the glass panels and makes them visible from a distance. Colour is also of great importance to the overall design objectives of the project as a whole. Each tower façade is also wrapped with glass panels.  The colours of the glass panels are the same as those used in the towers, visually connecting the showroom to the residential complex.

The three primary colours used were turquoise blue, warm green and deep yellow. A graduation of these colours was then created to move the eye along the contours of the building. As the coloured glass moves around the façade, the graduation moves from cool to warm colours and back to cool again, as the form of the building moves upwards with the topography. The longest panels are ten metres in length, warm in colour, and signify the dramatic dip in the topography. The shortest panels feature a cool colour and help to indicate the entrance to the building. The variety of colours and lengths of the glass panels, as well as the shadows that are cast, create visual movement around the building. The coloured panels are muted in the shade, but much brighter when exposed to the sun. The shadows that the panels cast within the space also signal the passage of time and the orientation of the sun.

The landscape is designed as layered ripples that descend, following the natural topography, as if originating from the central complex. The design creates a large number of individual gardens containing a wide variety of plants indigenous to Ankara, Turkey.



ONS Incek Residences Showroom & Sales Office

  • Ankara
  • Turkey
Completion: 2014
Used materials
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Concrete

Type of Building

Architect Office