Dostum Natural Life Center
The main goal of the “Natural Life Centre” project in Yeniceköy, the biggest town of İnegöl, is to create a place that reflects the natural beauties of Inegol, where social and cultural activities appeal communities of all ages. The centre aims to be energy efficient to be an example of a project that helps to maintain a sustainable future. he Natural Life Centre is a place where people can eliminate the negative effects of the busy urban life and meet their needs to be connected to nature. The design consists of both open and closed spaces, which serves with different activities as a centre of attraction for visitors. It is aimed for the users to experience this area continuously with an activity program spread throughout the year, and for the children to discover nature and learn to live with it for a better future.
The main design criteria of the project is living with nature, transparency, equality, friendship, family, community, tranquillity and adventure.
New pavilions are designed to be modular and prefabricated. They were aimed to be constructed to be a part of the landscape with the help of their transparent façade, human scale and choice of material (timber).
A contemporary architectural approach is adopted in harmony with the requirements of the place, time, and nature within the framework of the land and natural features.