ABDULLAH AGA MOSQUE GARDEN DESIGN
Client: Erkan Construction
Location: Uskudar / Istanbul
Project Area: 500 sqm
Year: May 2016
Scope of Work: Conceptual and Execution Hardscape & Softscape Projects
Project area is a mosque garden which is constructed with restoration of Abdullah Ağa Mosque at Üsküdar Kısıklı. Garden is designed according to fundamental features of traditional Ottoman and Turk-Islam gardens. In this context, proposed hexagonal water feature is centered in resting area. Plant materials such as tulips, roses, cloves, camellia, plane tree, judas tree, bays, mediterranean cypresses were used. Integrity of mosque and its garden is achieved by this way. Also spiritual effect of historical mosque is maintained in garden with its materials and design. Project which simplicity and plainness have major roles, design also have connective relations with Kısıklı Square which is near to garden. Therefore, mosque garden is also a gathering and resting place for users from Kısıklı Square.