Hayat Agacı ( Life Tree) Sculpture Lighting by Sebnem Buhara & Ozan Unal

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Hayat Agacı ( Life Tree)

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Sculpture Lighting

INSPIRATION:
"Life Tree" is commisoned for the entrance of Raffles Arcade in Zorlu Center. The designers were inspired to design an art piece that will blend into the already complete and highly engineered form of the building and also provide roots and spirit to it so the idea of the art piece surfaced naturally. "Life Tree";which is a highly engineered scrupture; was created just like the building it's embedded into, but also has a strong reference to being rooted in nature.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
"Life Tree" is based on a longstanding mthological perception that symbolizes the spirit adapting to the earthly affairs without breaking the bonds with its soul and essence.It gives hope by suggesting the strenght of the tree, the nature, promosing exuberant days ahead.The biggest challange of this product is;changing the structure of a regular tree into a lighting structure by a huge hand-made commisioned product. It's charming body and shining branches like diamonds makes the product unique.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The design reflects mythological perception which sembolizes the spirit adapting to the earthly affairs without breaking the bond with the soul.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Life Tree is completed in 6 months and placed in Raffles Arcade Zorlu Center in September 2016.

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
After setting the main philosophy designers started sketching on paper. Afterwars an identical copy of the Raffles enterance was built in Ozan Unal's atelier. The original version of the tree with clay and plaster. 3 bodies have been shaped by bronze founding in an atelier. The lightings have been prepared by glass blowing masters. Bronze branches have been prepared on-by-one using wax technique.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The tree has approximately 150 branches which mean 150 glass blowing pieces. The whole tree is made of bronze. There are 2 trees, each made up of 2 tones of bronze. Each branch carries 600 mt of cable for lighting. After the finishing process, it has been transferred with a derrick car and dollies. Life Tree 4,5 meters tall and weighs 2 tons.

TAGS:
structure, lighting, design, istanbul, zorlu center

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Zorlu Center requested for a design to spirit up the Raffless entrance. It is always hard to not-interfere with the architectural structure in places that have already been completed. Thus, the designers thought they can design an art piece that will not interfere with the architectural structure and will also deliver a message. At that point Ozan Ünal; the sculptor; wanted to point out the beauty of nature in a concrete jungle while both delivering a startling message and also soothing at the same time. A sculpture of 4,5 meter and 2 tones was designed and it is the first design of the designers in that sense.

CHALLENGE:
This has been a fresh and exciting project. The designers need to stick to certain rules when designing a place or a product. The designers had to contribute to a design that has only a startling message to deliver.

ADDED DATE:
2017-02-22 14:53:21

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Designer: Şebnem Buhara- Ozan Ünal

IMAGE CREDITS:
Sebnem Buhara & Ozan Unal, 2016.

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.zorlucenter.com
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Zorlu Center

PROFILE:
At the juncture of Europe and Asia, a new lifestyle destination has been created in the heart of Istanbul. Zorlu Center is Turkey's first five-function mixed-use project, featuring a performing arts center, shopping mall, hotel (Raffles Istanbul Zorlu Center), office space and residences. The Performing Arts Center, which was designed as a multi-purpose culture and arts center able to host events encompassing the full spectrum of the performing arts, is a key element in the Zorlu Center . At the heart of the project is a 10,000 square meter urban square designed to serve as a new meeting point for the city. For the hospitality component of Zorlu Center, Zorlu Property selected the Raffles "premium luxury" hotel brand.With approximately 180 stores, a 10,000 square meter main square, adjoined by a 12,000 square meter park and side square, the Zorlu Center Shopping Mall is a new urban destination, the centerpieces of which are its inviting squares and green spaces offering a combination of alfresco and enclosed areas. Overlooking historic Istanbul, the Princes' Islands and the Bosphorus Bridge, select families will have the opportunity to enjoy the exclusive privileges of residences starting from 117 square meters to as large as 735 square meters, with a selection of layouts ranging from single bedrooms to palatial five-and-a-half room units with expansive living rooms. Featuring private terraces for the offices, spacious common areas, connections to the metro and metro-bus as well as underpasses that make it possible to bypass traffic, working at Zorlu Center is a unique privilege.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Hayat Agacı ( Life Tree) Sculpture Lighting by Sebnem Buhara & Ozan Unal is a Nominee in Limited Edition and Custom Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Hayat Agacı ( Life Tree) Sculpture Lighting by Sebnem Buhara & Ozan Unal is Winner in Limited Edition and Custom Design Category, 2016 - 2017.



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