Varyap Meridian is a high-end mixed use project in Istanbul. The five towers of the Varyap Meridian, which will echo Istanbul’s historic skyline of domes and minarets, will house 1,500 apartments and a luxury hotel; there also will be three office centers.
1500 Residence Units in 5 Towers 20 to 61 Floor, 20.000 sqm 3 Office Buildings, 50.000 sqm 5 Star Hotel & Congress Center, with total 410.000 sqm. of construction in the new financial center on the Asian side of Istanbul.
The project provides the flexibility to the customers to buy apartments changing from 40sqm to 150sqm, from studio to 5 bedrooms, similarly a commercial unit or office of 100sqm to 50.000sqm. Turkey’s first Leed registered project Varyap Meridian spreads across an area of 107,000 m2 will only use 13.000 m2 for the construction of the buildings, leaving 90% of the area as green space.
VARYAP awarded RMJM for their superior cutting edge design they submitted in the international competition and world’s leading international MEP and structural consultants BURO HAPPOLD engineers designed the whole project.
VARYAP was awarded in two categories in the world’s most prestigious property competition, dubbed ‘The Property Oscars’ with its VARYAP MERIDIAN, Turkey’s first and only high standard green real estate VARYAP MERIDIAN was awarded in the categories “Best Property” and “Best High-Rise Architecture” in the 2009 International Property Awards.
VARYAP MERIDIAN has been also awarded with the Best Development award by overseas LIVING magazine, which is the UK’s premier overseas investment journal, delivers the finest properties and most exciting investment locations from around the world.
In 2010 VARYAP MERIDIAN had been continued to get more awards. This year at the Real-Estate Awards, one of the Europe’s most important awards held in Milan/Italy, VARYAP MERIDIAN received the “Best European Smart City Scheme”.
Added to that; In the first round of the 2010 International Property Awards VARYAP MERIDIAN won the folowing five awards,Best Architecture (Turkey), Best High Rise Architecture (Turkey), Best Developer Web Site (Turkey), Best Architecture (Europe), Best High-Rise Architecture(Europe).
In the final of the 2010 International Property Awards, VARYAP MERIDIAN awarded as the Best Archtitecture in the international level.
The development boasts the latest in green construction — covering just 10 percent of its 37-hectare, or 92-acre, site. The entire project is expected to be complete in 2012.