Zorlu Center

Shop - Istanbul

The shopping mall Zorlu Center covers several functions and allows great views across Istanbul’s historic center. The complex has a central plaza, which gives access to shops and appartments. Different structures interlace and create the shape of a sea shell. Four towers surround the building, three of which are appartment buildings, one hosts the Raffles Hotel.

Special Tips

The Zoom Hotel also hosts the Beer House, an endless well of Belgium’s famous national beverage. Connoisserus order Trappist Westvleteren, crowned as Best Beer of the World.

Architecture

EAA Emre Arolat Architects, www.emrearolat.com

Design

EAA Emre Arolat Architects, www.emrearolat.com

Address

Levazim Mahallesi, Koru Sok. 2

34340 Istanbul

Turkey

TEXT: MUTLU ASLAN, SONIA RUSSO, LEONA SOLT, CAROLINE SCHENK | FOTO: THOMAS MAYER