Real Estate Journal — Shopping Centers — May 29 - June 11, 2015 — 9A


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Master planning and concept design, schematic design & design development services DDG provides design services for projects in Istanbul B ALTIMORE, MD — On the heels of its work on the iconic Akasya R etail A rchitecture /C onstruction & E ngineering

and design development phas- es of work. DDG will provide signage and graphics services, and oversee landscape design, signage and graphics work for the entire project. DDG will also provide com- prehensive design services starting with pre-design, con- cept design, schematic design, and design development for building architecture – for the Marmara Anatolium mixed- use development, also in the Kartal area of Istanbul. In addition, DDG will review the architect of record’s docu- ment design and handle site

visits during the construction phases of the project, which is expected to include a shop- ping center, offices, and a 25,000-square-meter (269,100 s/f) IKEA . Finally, DDG will create a new lifestyle center, including residential and retail areas for the 285,000-square-meter (3 million s/f) GOPAS mixed- use development. DDG’s work for GOPAS will encompass master planning, concept de- sign, schematic design, design development, and signage and graphics. GOPAS will be constructed in five phases. n

mi x e d - u s e d e v e l o p - me n t a n d the dynam- ic, 3.8 mil- lion s/f Mall of Istanbul, U.S. -based design, plan- ning, archi-

Ahsin Rasheed


tecture, interiors, and graph- ics firm DDG has begun work on four newmixed-use projects in Istanbul, Turkey: Atmaca Bahcesehir; Ronesans; Mar- mara Anatolium; and GOPAS. “DDG is very excited to con- tinue our presence in Istanbul, and to be expanding both the scope of services we offer and our presence in the region,” said DDG Chairman and CEO Ahsin Rasheed . According to Rasheed, DDG will provide compre- hensive design services – in- cluding master planning and concept design, schematic design and design develop- ment services for building architecture, signage and graphics, branding and iden- tity, and landscape design for the Atmaca Bahcesehir mixed-use development. DDG will also perform docu- ment design review of archi- tect-of-record work and pro- vide frequent site visits during the construction phases of the project. Situated at an extremely strategic location in Istanbul, Atmaca Bahcse- hir will have a buildable area of 54,932.5 square meters (nearly 600,000 s/f), featuring retail and residential space and parking. DDG’s second project in the area, the Ronesans mixed-use urban commercial project in Maltepe in the Kartal area DMR Architects remodels whse. space into day- care center HASBROUCKHEIGHTS, NJ — DMR Architects has been named the architect to redesign a 12,000 s/f ware- house space into a daycare center on the Greater Bergen Community Action’s Garfield campus. The renovated facility will include classrooms and indoor and outdoor play areas, as well as offices, lounges and storage for the GBCA. n

of Istanbul will feature three levels of retail space and as- sociated office and residential towers. DDG’s scope of work will include the interior design

of the 20,500-square-meter (approximately 220,000 s/f) shopping center and adja- cent outdoor restaurant area through concept, schematic,



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