Görkem Volkan Design Studio has been specialized in providing architectural & interior design and project consultation services since it has been founded in Istanbul in 2006. As GVDS, in all the projects that we participate, our top priority is to successfully provide the services of design, project coordination, on-site monitoring of the application and production processes, interdisciplinary coordination, quantity survey and preparation of bidding documents through a coordinated teamwork between the client and the architect . While we believe that design has an essential role to play in building corporate style and brand, in our projects, we successfully present options that best fit the client, the users and the environmental factors. As architects and designers, we are aware of our responsibility to create high performance, healthy and functional spaces that accommodates direct interaction among people.We aim to manage the short and long term scheduling requirements and the priorities of the clients in each project, in compliance with the designated factors. We believe that, in all phases of concept design, project creation, application and controlling processes, success can be achieved by becoming a good team player and we hold efficient teamwork in high regard, knowing how much value it adds to any project. As GVDS, in architectural design and interior design fields, we have successfully managed the design, application and coordination projects for Accommodation, Office and Retail spaces, having completed more than 800.000 m2 of covered area in total.















In the conceptual interior design project of Ashgabat Olympic Village Gymnasium that was carried out by Polimeks Construction as the contractor, vivid colors and local geometrical forms were preferred due to the country’s cultural codes and employer’s requests.

Different concepts were applied and elaborated in tribune corridors, audience cafe, conference hall, VIP cafe and viewing terrace, which surround the elliptical athletic field placed in the center of the building.

Dynamic diagonal lines were frequently used with vivid colors that reflect the sports concept, on ground, walls and ceilings. More subtle colors and textures were applied in VIP lodges with an aim to help the watchers’ focus in games on the field.

A dominant red line emphasized the main entrance, with an inspiration from the running tracks. Dynamic colors and diagonal lines used in the main audience café’s floor were tamed with wooden parquet strips, while yellow color dominated the VIP café with façades facing outdoors.

The entrances opening to the tribune corridor were correlated by associating each entrance as a roof unit together with the facing wall breaking the longitudinal perspective effect of the corridor into perceivable parts. The corridors also provide connections to the Bowling Hall and the Chess Club.

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