Turkey has a greater than ever presence at this year’s MIPIM. Teams of delegates, cities, companies and organisations are in Cannes in unprecedented numbers
One of the Turkish highlights is the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, which has a 300 sq m pavilion on the sea front where the city of Istanbul and 15 municipalities are represented. Inside is a 96 sq m model of Istanbul.
A total of 250 companies and municipalities from Turkey are taking part this year, with cities represented including Antalya, Balıkesir, Bursa, Hatay, Istanbul, Kocaeli, Konya and Ordu.
Among the companies participating with their own stands this year are; Beyoğlu Investors Group, Efekta Architects, Esas Properties, Lal Real Estate Appraisal, Özak-Yenigün-Ziylan Partnership, Öncüoğlu+ACP Architects, Özer+Tulgan Architects, Proplan, Sabri Paşayiğit Design Office, Tabanlıoğlu Architects, Tahincioğlu and TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Company, and the Turkish Ceramics Promotion Group having a stand and sponsor the MIPIM Awards Ceremony.
In the conference programme one of the sessions focused on Turkey. Architectural Views on Turkish Megaprojects was held yesterday at 16.15, co-organised by Kalebodur. Architects at the session have taken an analytical design approach to some of huge national projects currently being constructed in Turkey with completion aimed for 2023, the centenary of the creation of the Turkish republic.