Türkiye- Zekeriyaköy Housing Development Project

Project Description

This project consists of preliminary and final design, and construction supervision of 2000 – Single unit family homes all infrastructure requirements for 550 Acres, approximately 2,400,000 m².

The Zekeriyaköy Houses, built on 550 acres of Black Sea Cost and consisting of 2000 Single unit villas. The project also consists of Dwellings, Bazaars, Shopping Centers, Hypermarkets, Cafes, Taverns, Common and Personal Parking Areas, and Administrative Buildings. The Contractor is Garanti- Koza Co.

All requirements and features like car parks, common spaces, generators, fire and domestic water tanks e.g. for today’s modern living exist in Zekeriyaköy Houses in the lovely green nature.

All kinds of heat and water insulation techniques were used in the buildings, the main entrances and stairs of which are of granite. Acrylic-based imported paint was applied on the faces. Very simple but good quality materials were used inside the villas and buildings. A parking lot is available for common use; and a surrounding wall was built to ensure security.

Zekeriyaköy Houses are constructed on such a geological zone of Istanbul which has a minimum earthquake risk. All necessary soil tests have been performed and the structures rest on raft foundations. The load-bearing structural frame has been calculated according to the parameters stated in the “Regulations Regarding Structures to Be Constructed in Disaster Zones” which came into force on 01.01.1998. The seismic and structural characteristics of the zone and the building have also be taken into consideration ensuring the resistance and rigidity factors and with the quality of the concrete cast during the construction stage, the safety level which is foreseen in the above mentioned regulation is consequently exceeded.

Services Provided

  • Preliminary and Final Design, Drainage Design
  • Checking and monitoring of construction and installation. (Office based, together with factory and site visits as necessary)
  • Independent review of design, including load definition, structure analysis and details
  • Preparing bill of quantities, Allowance calculations, reporting
  • Material selection, Following up and controlling laboratory tests, Quarry investigation