Year of completion: In progress
Lead Designer: Renzo Piano Building Workshop with Arup
Scope: Water feature design (Schematic & Construction documents)
The Istanbul Modern Museum in the historic Beyoğlu district of Istanbul is located on the waterfront of the western bank of the Bosphorus Strait, facing the Sultanahmet quarter.The museum project designed by RPBW is part of an overall regenerative masterplan of 1.5km along the quay. A shallow water plane is covering the entire rooftop creating a visual continuity with the Bosphorus.