Retractable Skylights for the Point Bornova Shopping Mall

This largest retractable roof project of Libart which is the part of a large project; named as Point Bornova Housing and Shopping Center.

It has two segments; one is the residential and the other one is the shopping center. Operated by Derin Yesil architecture and consultancy together with HOK, this wonderful project was constructed on a leasable area of 52.000 m2; raising a tall residential tower of 37 stories and 26.000 m2 closed area.

Located in the old Aegean city of Turkey; inspired by the intersection of western Anatolian mountains and the Aegean Sea; it is a design that combines the nature, sea, and culture of life in an urban context. This is an idea which executed into reality as to bring life to the old tradition where bazaars used for dining, shopping, entertainment activities and having outdoor funs. The approach of transforming the places and enabling them to host social interactions and cultural activities is viable with Libart slogan of Indoor Comfort and Outdoor Freedom.

Name: Point Bornova Shopping Mall
Customer: Point Bornova
Designer / Consultant: HOK ,Derin Yeşil Architecture
Location: Izmir/Turkey
Solution: Shopping Malls & Retail
Products: Retractable Skylights / Roofs
Size: 11m x 20m (approximately) / 22 Systems
Glazing: 8mm T + 16 + (4+4) laminated