Social Security Institution Building (Bagkur Head Office)

Social Security Institution

Prota provided structural design of the building

The building is located in the center of Ankara.  After the three insurance funds, namely SSK, Emekli Sandigi and Bag-Kur, were merged under a sole body called the Social Security Institution (SSI) in 2007. 

The building cnsists of 10 floors and has a total construction area of approximately 44,000 m².

The building was designed in 1992-93 and its design renewed according to new Turkish Code in 2001. The responsibilities of Prota included preliminary and final designs, reports, structural calculations, application design drawings, shell system solutions, steel design drawings, cost estimates and the preparation of tender documents.

The “U” shaped construction consists of 9 buildings and each of them have about ten floors. 


  • LocationAnkara, Turkey
  • ClientBagkur General Directorate
  • Total Closed Area44,000 m²
  • Term of Contract1992-1993
  • ArchitectMerih Karaaslan / Nuran Unsal