tram connection to the opera house in Izmir: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality by "Turkey's private opera" once again exited the tender for construction of the first building. This time, 4 companies submitted bids for the renewed tender due to the lack of valid bids. After the review by the tender commission, the decision will be announced in the coming days.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has realized a new construction tender for the new opera house, whose project has been determined with the 'National Architectural Competition', which will be among the few examples in Europe with its architecture and technical equipment. After the review and evaluation process of the tender held last December and 5 firms submitted bids, the Tender Commission did not find any of the bids submitted valid. This time, 5 companies participated in the renewed tender and four of them submitted their bids.
The companies participating in the tender and the proposals are as follows;
1.Yenigün A.Ş. & Deda Ltd. Şti Consortium: 379 million 600 thousand TL
2.Çağdan A.Ş. & Wagner -Bıro Austria Stage Systems AG Consortium: 429 million TL
3.Ermit Ltd. Şti. & Mapavri A.Ş. Consortium: 337 million TL
4.Taca A.Ş. & A-Grup Ltd. Şti Consortium: 327 million 490 thousand TL
View of the bay, tramway connection
Owned by the Metropolitan Municipality KarşıyakaThe opera house to be built on the land in Istanbul will be the first facility in the history of the Republic “specially built for opera art. Within the scope of the project, which was obtained with the national architectural competition method, the main hall and stage with a capacity of 1435 users, a small hall with a capacity of 437 spectators, and rehearsal halls, opera section, ballet section. The facility, which has a construction area of 73 thousand 800 square meters, has a courtyard with a 350-audience capacity - open performance area, workshops and warehouses, main service units, administrative division, general facilities, technical center and parking for 525 vehicles.
The opera house will stand out among the European examples in terms of technical equipment, especially stage design. Its foyer will include a bookstore, opera shop, bistro and ticket office. Parking lot, public transport stop, car and taxi pockets were arranged on the road passing in front of the foyer. It has two separate entrances from the square and the street facing the sea. The opera house will also have a tram line connection. The opera house was designed to be used actively at any time of the day, not just on representation days.