Management Center Page Content Nakkaştepe Selamlık Stables The Harem Building Hamam Head Coachman Ağa Dairesi Nakkaştepe The building and its annexes were built as a manor house at the end of the 19th century by Mehmet Şerif Pasha, one of the son-in-laws of the Ottoman dynasty. The building compound was largely destroyed in a fire that was thought to have started in the early years of the Republic. The buildings complex was bought by the Koç Group on 29 November 1978, and renovated true to the original Mehmet Şerif Pasha Manor by utilizing the archives of the late Professor Sedad Hakkı Eldem. Mehmet Şerif Pasha Manor comprising the Harem, Selamlık, Hamam, Ahırlar, and Arabacıbaşı annexes was restored according to its restitution projects. The complex of which the cornerstone was laid on Friday, 30 May 1986 was completed in two years by the contractors Garanti İnşaat A.Ş. The manor, an Ottoman building dating back to late 19th century, having been rebuilt as a replica of its original, was awarded the "Europa Nostra" prize in The Hague, the Netherlands on 31 January 1991. The Europa Nostra Federation, composed of more than 200 "Protection of Historical and Cultural Inheritance" institutions from various European countries, rewards the projects that have successfully restored buildings or those that have been converted into interesting new utilization areas. Today, Nakkaştepe buildings that gather together the Koç Holding Units cover an area of 23,219 square meters. Koç Holding presently governs its operations in this compound which is composed of below listed six main units and has been the home of the Koç Holding A.Ş. from 12 September 1988 onwards after moving from its premises in Fındıklı: Old Harem Building (Vehbi Koç Building)Old Selamlık (Men's Quarters) Building (Chieftains Building)Old Ağa Dairesi (The Boss' Quarters) (Dining Hall)Old Hamam (Turkish Bath) Building (Strategic Planning Department and Yapı Kredi Bank Nakkaştepe Branch)Old Stables Building (General Administration Building)Old Arabacı Başı Building (Utilities Building) Koç Holding Buildings retain the historical and traditional features of the late Ottoman architecture. As Mehmet Şerif Pasha manor house was restored to replicate the old buildings, the day's cutting edge technologies were used to their best advantage, and the resultant edifice emerged as a pleasant synthesis of the old and the new. We wish to express our gratitude to the late Professor Sedad Hakkı Eldem for his contributions in shaping the final form of this artwork. Selamlık Entering from the main gate, the building to the right side had been used as the men's quarters of the manor house. Today the place is named Chieftains Building. The building houses the offices of the CEO, CFO and the Chief Officers of Tourism, Food and Retail Businesses, Automotive, Defense Industry, other Automotive and Information Group, Energy, Durable Consumption, Banking and Insurance, Auditing and the Directors of Corporate Communication, External Relationships and Human Resources divisions. Stables The annex that used be the stables of the manor, today is used as the General Administration Building.The lower floor of the building is occupied today by the Accounting Department and the Informatics Services Coordination Department. Some sections of the upper floor that housed "the grooms rooms " in the past, today serve as the area of the Audit Group Department. The Harem Building The old Harem building is the location where the office room of late Vehbi Koç, the founder of the Koç Holding, and where the rooms of Rahmi M. Koç, Honorary Chairman of the Board, and Vice-Chairpersons Suna Kıraç and Dr. Bülent Bulgurlu are located, alongside the Legal Advisors Department. Hamam This building, once the Hammam (Turkish bathhouse) that lies to the left of Vehbi Koç Building currently houses the offices of the Coordinator for Strategic Planning. The Yapı Kredi Bankası Nakkaştepe Branch is also located here. Head Coachman Next to the Administrative Offices, the Head Coachman's Building today serves the Office Management staff. Ağa Dairesi Ağa Dairesi, standing to the right side of the Vehbi Koç Building, today houses a center for variety of social activities, including the Vehbi Koç dining hall. The middle floor of this building is where various gatherings are held.