Doha Corniche Urban Design Project
In 2003, the Government of Qatar attempted to transform Doha Corniche into an international center of arts and culture in the Gulf region. The process was initiated by an international design competition that was open to six renowned architects invited for their entries. The faculty members of the Studio involved in this process by preparing an urban design inventory for the competitors. Based on this inventory and sample design projects, which in turn utilized for the competition brief, students were asked to come up with alternative design approaches for the coastal area. The regeneration process intended to enhance the quality of urban life along the Corniche and to provide an international culture and arts identity through innovative, culturally appropriate and environmentally sensitive urban planning and landscaping, highlighted selected landmark projects of international significance.
Studio instructors: Baykan Günay, Erhan Acar, Özcan Esmer, Adnan Barlas, Özgehan Özen, Serdar Özbay
Students: Özgül Acar, Burcu Bakırcıoğlu, Özlem Balkan, Esra Bayar, Tümay Çin, Seda Duzcu, Deniz Ertek, Duygu Kaçar, İlker Otman, Yücel Can Severcan, Eda Ünver, Serkan Yaşdağ, Başak Yılmaz