Ayisigi Monastery Restoration

  • Historical
  • Residential
  • Masonry
  • 2007-2009

This project is the restoration of a 18th century Byzantine-orthodox monastery on Cunda Island in Ayvalık, Turkey. Landmark and renowned, the building will be used as a signature museum-home as well as a meeting and resting center for important guests and a corporate flagship building for the Sabanci family. ATEKNIK is the structural designer and the engineer-of-record for this project. ATEKNIK presented a paper regarding the project in the second international conference of Seismic Protection of Cultural Heritage in November 2011. Project Architect was EPA Mimarlık.