A Scrupulous and silent rationalist: the architect Ayhan Tayman

Akay, Mehmet Zafer
Ayhan Tayman, studied architecture in the second half of the 1940's in the Istanbul Technical University and worked as an assistant of Paul Bonatz who dominated the architectural scene of the country as well as educational approach of the school. He participated extensively in architectural competitions in the 1950s, working with different partners including Enver Tokay. In the 1960's he was oriented towards a totally different field, constructing his own housing designs, working as a contractorinvestor mainly on a flat for land basis. He archived his drawings carefully creating an important accumulation of professional documents from the 1960's and 1970's.


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M. Z. Akay, “A Scrupulous and silent rationalist: the architect Ayhan Tayman,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2018.