TAK is an innovative and creative hub space, where residents of Kadikoy, designers, volunteers, students, supporters come together to cultivate ideas and incubate projects in order to solve problems of Kadikoy district, by setting up national / international collaborations, using the power of design.
Founded by public (Kadikoy Municipality), private (Kentsel Strateji) and civil society institutions (CEKUL Foundation), TAK is being managed by Strategic Design Management approach.
Key words of TAK are ‘collaboration’ and ‘voluntary design’. TAK’s goal is to enhance the quality of life for the residents of Kadikoy by increasing the public’s participation in shaping their district by the tools of design from various scales. TAK tries to establish the programs and projects under three principal themes as: Design, Research and Participation.