Istanbul: a new solution to combine the cruise terminal with urban uses

Dror + Gensler was selected for the master plan for Galaport, an 11 hectare site close to the old city. However, the cruise terminal made it impossible for pedestrians to access part of the 1.2 km stretch of docks. They are now proposing a solution developed with BEA architects: hydraulic ship gangways integrated below the quay, that are only used when necessary.

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