Istanbul’s Parkorman Park to Be Architectural Adventure Including Treetop Trampolines

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The city of Istanbul, famous for sweeping bazaars and stunning mosques, does not have a particularly large amount of areas dedicated to green space. For a city that exists often out of reach from nature, how can residents and tourists seek and find refuge in its beauty?

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Architectural studio DROR seeks to remedy just that: “When considering the approach for a park located six miles north of the city center, we asked ourselves: how do we draw strangers-to-nature to this destination?” The solution envisions a bold new park experience where visitors can jump on trampolines in the treetrops, swing in hammocks, get lost in a maze-like sculpture trail, stand inside a waterfall fountain, and create their own unique experiences among the lush forest.

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Parkorman Park will be divided into five distinct zones each divided and presented to provoke emotion, encourage interactivity and play, and foster collectiveness and exploration.

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