Location: Erbil / Iraque
Architectural Project & Design: Gokhan Avcioglu & GAD
Project Team: Ozan Ertug, Semih Acar, John Young, Jonas Kirsch
Building Type: Urban Planning, Experimental
Construction Area: 75.000 m2
Project Site Area: 3.000.000 m2
CFS: Comprehensive Feasibility Study FUDS: Further Urban Design Study ZP: Zoning Plan MCP: Master Concept Plan PODP: Preliminary Outline Development Plan OMDP: Outline Master Development Plan CDA: Comprehensive Development Area GIIC: Government, Institution of community TPB: Town Planning Board CPLD: Comittee for Planning and Land Dev.Focus Groups Arts Culture Development Transportation Site Ecology Sustainable Urbanism
To bring the people to GlOilCity and GlOilCity to people. To enhance the scenic views of lake and maintain access to it.To enhance GlOil City as a unique attraction for people and tourists.To create a quality lake-front through encouraging innovative building designand a variety of tourist, retail, leisure and rec. activities, and providing an integratednetwork of open space and pedestrian links.To facilitate the improvement of the water quality and enrichment of lakes.
To meet the aspirations of the people of Erbil to live in a diverse and excitingcity developing in a sustainable fashion and offering a continuously improvingquality of life.