Since mid 2016, Projacs in JV with Optimal Proje Yönetimi and Dome Dogal Mekan Mimarlık has been working on Istanbul Seismic Risk Mitigation and Emergency Preparedness Project.
Turkey is highly vulnerable to natural disasters, particularly earthquakes. Within the nation’s high-risk context, Istanbul is at most risk due to its seismic-prone location on the North Anatolian Fault, high population and commercial/industrial densities.
The purpose of project was to demolish existing 45 public buildings damaged by the recent earthquakes and to construct new ones, some of them schools with the aim to open at the beginning of the school year.
The timely completion has been greatly appreciated by the government of Turkey and in line with the yearly tradition, year President Erdogan opened a new school, this time the one completed under the Projacs’ scheme - Ataturk Science High School.