Terakki Foundation Schools, following the modern facilities at the Levent Campus, opened the second campus in Tuzla, Tepeören the 2014-2015 academic year embodying the accomplishments and exactly the same values which brought those achievements. Terakki has brought an education environment that combines principles of modern education and architecture with technological innovations and an environmentalist approach to the world of education.
Terakki Foundation Schools have been serving at its second campus in Tepeören as kindergarten, primary, middle, and high school since the 2014-2015 academic year.
There are 16 different classrooms in the primary school; 16 classrooms in the middle school; and 25 classrooms in the high school.
Our primary school with science and information technologies labs, stop motion, cartoon film, science and project workshops, visual arts and music classrooms, chess classroom, and short story room; our middle school with science and information technologies laboratories, ceramics, science and project workshops, chess class, art and music classrooms; our high school with physics, chemistry, and biology laboratories, science project workshop, music rooms and rehearsal halls, art and sculpture workshops continue to be a leading educational institution.
Our Tepeören Campus Received the International LEED Gold Certificate
The Tepeören Campus in the district of Tuzla occupies an area of 68.166 m², with 46.600 m² of covered and 54.379 m² area of open space, allocated to two indoor gyms, track, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, table tennis and squash courts. There will also be a multi-purpose cultural center with 650 seats.
Our buildings in the Tepeören campus were granted the LEED Gold Certificate. The LEED (which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification is recognized as the premier mark of achievement in green building and is developed by the US Green Building Council that aims to create healthier and sustainable future with environmentally sensitive buildings.
Our buildings were assessed under these categories: Sustainable Lands, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, Interior Quality, Innovation in Design, and Regional Priority Loans.
In addition to the fact that our campus accommodates itself to the environment, our buildings have been structured in a way to enable our students to learn in the most efficient way in a warm educational environment.
Our buildings were designed in a way that ensures maximum use of daylight in the learning environments. Ventilation in the classrooms is ensured through filtration of fresh air, prevention from the negative impact of carbon dioxide, and protection from dust and pollen particles.
In our campus rainwater is collected in cisterns (of 2000 tonnes) for reuse and photovoltaic panels provide a significant amount of electricity. Moreover, led fixtures ensure a serious amount of electricity saving.
International Green Buildings Summit Sustainability Incentive Award
Our Tepeören campus was awarded with the Sustainability Incentive Award at the International Green Buildings Summit which was organized for the third time by the Environment-Friendly Green Buildings Association that leads development of the construction sector in Turkey through sustainable principles on February 20-21, 2014 under the theme “Sustainability – Transcending Boundaries”.
The Best Education Building/Campus Award
Our Tepeören Campus received the Best Education Building/ Campus (Completed) Award at the Sign of the City Awards which was held on November 6, 2018. This award was given to our campus, whose project was realized by the Sepin Architects, “for creating a sustainable and functional new scale in the education building and coming up with an efficient solution through a modest architecture”.