Architect Norman Foster's design firm Foster + Partners was commissioned to create the very first Apple Store in Eastern Europe and the result is absolutely stunning. Built with two subterranean levels in Istanbul's Zorlu Center, its rectangular shape makes it appear like a lantern that glows above the ground. The store connects directly into the shopping mall and features two glass staircases, visible through the glass panes. The beautiful "Glass Lantern" Apple Store in Istanbul marks Foster's first finished work with Apple and was recently awarded the top prize in the 2014 Structural Awards.
Apple Store Zorlu Center Koru Sok. No:2 | Map Besiktas Istanbul 34340