Is Bankasi Towers

The project consists of three reinforced concrete towers totaling 2,500,000 sq. ft. Tower 1 is 52 stories, the second and third towers are 30 stories each. All three towers sit atop a massive podium containing a branch office of the Bank, an auditorium, galleria and parking levels.

VDA provided vertical transportation consulting service for fifteen (15) elevators in the 52-floor Is Bankasi Tower 1, which is one of the tallest office buildings in Turkey and the Balkan peninsula (southeastern Europe), and eight (8) elevators each in Towers 2 and 3.  Grand opening ceremonies for the Is Bankasi Towers were held between August 23 and 26, 2000.

Project Info

Service Type

New Construction


Swanke Hayden Connell Architects


2.5 Million sf

Project Type

Featured Projects, International, Offices

Equipment Type



Istanbul, Turkey

Completion Year