13 September Wednesday

Kabataş-Mecidiyeköy- Mahmutbey Metro Line in AEC Excellence Awards Finalist…

Istanbul Kabataş-Mecidiyekoy-Mahmutbey Metro Civil and Electromechanical Design & Construction Works, has been selected as one of the top 8 Finalists in the 2017 AEC Excellence Awards Infrastructure category.


The projects were chosen by an independent panel of judges as finalists truly represent the future of making things for AEC. 

Istanbul Kabatas-Mecidiyekoy- Mahmutbey (M7) Metro Line is a mass transportation railway system. It is one of the first underground projects in Turkey designed on a BIM platform using 5D technology.

145 entries received representing 32 different countries – China had highest number of overall entries, followed by USA and the Netherlands

32 finalists (Top 8 finalists chosen for each of the 4 categories)

12 winners will be announced at AU Las Vegas, USA (1st, 2nd& 3rd place for each of the 4 categories.

Competition information is available at http://blogs.autodesk.com/inthefold/aec-excellence-awards-finalists-2017/.

The work to be done within the scope of the project consists of 5,3 km of double track bored tunnel, the concrete works of 3 stations and depot area, the 22,5 km long double track railway and electro-mechanical works and the finishing architectural and electro-mechanical works of 18 stations.

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