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.















GVDS took in charge the interior design of the common spaces in Nida Goztepe Tower, located in İstanbul. The entrance lobby of the office tower with a high ceiling was considered as a basilica plan where two side naves were allocated as a waiting area while the middle nave was considered for welcoming.

The wooden ribbed surface behind the help desk, which represents the corporation identity, also emphasizes the entrance axis continuing on the ceiling. To support the flamboyant atmosphere, the columns that were separated with deep joint gaps were also covered with colored glass. The hardness of the floor was softened with alternating shiny and frosty stone stripes. It was aimed to create a balanced contrast inside, by the utilization of wooden ceiling and shiny glass and metal components. A sculpture, which is a work of Gorkem Volkan, the founder of GVDS, was also placed in the entrance space.

The traces of the atmosphere created in the lobby continue in the building’s other common spaces, while faceted wooden surfaces were created on the ceilings of common meeting rooms providing acoustic comfort.

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