PROJECT NAME: The Boulevard
SERVICE: Concept/Application Project
CLIENT: 4 Bridges
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION AREA: 350.000 m2
PROJECT DATE: 2019
CONCEPT DESIGN DEVELOPMENT: Salih Z. SALALI & Doruk SALALI
The Boulevard Erbil, located in Gulan Road, Erbil, is designed to be a comprehensive life complex that includes various luxurious residences (a total of 1610 units) along with a supermarket, department stores, entertainment center, sky lounge, fitness center, kindergarten, cafes, restaurants and international luxurious brands. This 53.850 sqm site is aimed to become the best life complex in the territory.
The vision for The Boulevard Erbil is to foster the lifestyle by facilitating a blending of people and space through the thoughtful integration of the public and private areas in a dynamic and truly unique residential and commercial experience. The master plan prioritize place making, strategic concentrations of activity, human scale environments, privacy for residential zone, vibrant commercial zone and a clear circulation.
The Boulevard Erbil will be a local landmark, a great place to be in the light of this vision.
The Boulevard Erbil is located in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which is one of the oldest continuously inhabited areas in the world since 5th millenium BC. This historical background distinguishes Erbil as a city with a planning similar to concentric European cities. Erbil has a system of five ring roads encircling the city and the site is located in between the 100 m and 60 m rings, in a very easily accessible point from Erbil International Airport.
Erbil has a population of almost 1.000.000 citizens and easy access (Erbil International Airport), safety (in comparison with the neighboring cities and activity of international firms are the driving forces for the increase in the population of expatriate residents.
Gulan Road adjacent to the site is the most prime boulevard of the city of Erbil with its vicinity to airport and other prominent complexes in Erbil, while being the most developed part of the city.
This strategic location requires a meticulous design work on the site in order to turn the location of the site into advantage for the compound.