The last thing you'd like to see is the catastrophe headquarters crumbling with every tremor or powerful wind storm. The composition of the Istanbul Disaster Prevention & Education Center aims to lead by example, embodying a layout and a structure that are receptive to nature's whims.
Radionica Arhitekture of Croatia has won the competition to design this building for Turkey's new preparedness initiative. The edifice will likely house offices for department employees and it will aim to serve the public by teaching them how to react in the case of earthquakes and other natural disasters.
The simulation rooms and information-packed galleries will be found in the fluid low-rise structure that contours the site. Guarding a picturesque park in the middle, the Istanbul Disaster Prevention & Education Center building will assume a flexible constitution and employ eco-friendly technologies.