. — HALIC LIBRARY IS SITUATED IN HASKOY, ISTANBUL. 95% OF THE SEASIDE OF ISTANBUL IS NOW PRIVATIZED AND DOESN'T GIVE ACCESS TO THE PUBLIC. HASKOY IS ONE OF THE FEW AREAS IN ISTANBUL THAT PROVIDES PARK ALONG THE SEAFRONT.

.. — THE HALIC LIBRARY INTEGRATES ITSELF INTO A NEIGHBOURING LANDSCAPE WITHOUT DETRACTING FROM ITS NATURAL BEAUTY.

. — IT ‘HIDES’ UNDER A TESSELLATED ROOFSCAPE TO PRESERVE THE PUBLIC SPACE ABOVE AND CREATE A NEW ONE BELOW.