Istanbul’s Futuristic Supertall TV Tower Nears Completion

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Turkey-based firm Melike Altınışık Architects have released more details on the construction of Istanbul’s 369-meter-tall Çamlıca TV and Radio Tower, including photographs by London-based architectural photography studio NAARO. The telecommunications tower evokes a sense of motion and rhythm within its silhouette that changes when viewed from different directions across the city.

The new telecommunications tower will replace several outdated structures currently in use and support an estimated 125 broadcasting transmitters. Designed for the Ministry of Transportation and Communication, the project is currently under construction, with the engineered façade expected to be completed in late 2019.

The design features restaurants, exhibition spaces, meeting areas, a panoramic elevator, and a two-story observation deck looking out over the Bosphorus Strait. There will be also a public foyer, cafe, and exhibition areas inside the podium which is transformed by the existing park walkway in Küçük Çamlıca Grove.

The tower has been topped with 145-meter steel mast supported by a 203-meter concrete core which, as of early Ap

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