Constantinopolis/Istanbul: Cultural Encounter, Imperial Vision, and the Construction of the Ottoman Empire

Ekinci, Sevil Enginsoy


Ankara Hippodrome : the national celebrations of early republican Turkey, 1923-1938
Özdemir, Diler; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2004)
this study analyzes the relationship between national celebrations and thespatial practices of Ankara Hippodrome in the Early Republican Turkey.National festivals areregarded as social-performative commemorations and political practices in origin. the period between 1923 and 1938 is considered as the construction period of the Republican Regime that gave a form for the recolleciton of Turkish society. the scope of our thesis is limited with the construciton of social memory, which is integrated with the nat...
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This thesis examines the Romanization of Lycia from an architectural point of view. The central premise of the study is to expose how being Roman and the sense of belonging to the Roman Empire were collectively manifested in Lycia through architecture with an acknowledgement of the possible impacts of local identities and architectural practices. In this respect, the study concentrates on the architectural and urban development of Lycian cities during the Roman Imperial Period, and the outcome of the encoun...
Architectural interpretations of modernity cultural identity : a comparative study on Sedad Hakkı Eldem and Bruna Taut in early Republican Turkey
Uysal, Zeynep Çiğdem; Altan, Tomris Elvan; Department of Architecture (2004)
The thesis aims to reveal the decisive influence of the tension that stems from the contemporary searches for cultural identity on the architectural production of the early Republican Turkey. It attempts to demonstrate the conceptual and practical strategies that were devised in contemporary architecture for the resolution of the cultural tension by examining the architectural attitudes and practices of Sedad Hakki Eldem and Bruno Taut in the late 1930s and the early 1940s. In the first part, ءcultural iden...
Condominium as a new way of dwelling : global practice and prospects for Turkey
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In the widediscussion field of housing there is a very rapidly updating agenda in accordance with the changing demands of people together with the changing supplies of the popular culture.
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Comprehensive studies are needed to discover materials and construction technologies contributing to the thermal performance of historical buildings and to keep them in working order over time. Examined in this study were the thermal performance characteristics of Şengül Hamamı, a 15th Century Ottoman bath, to discover original thermo-physical properties of historic materials and to assess thermal failures in present situation by taking into consideration recent incompatible repair work. The analyses were d...
Citation Formats
S. E. Ekinci, “Constantinopolis/Istanbul: Cultural Encounter, Imperial Vision, and the Construction of the Ottoman Empire,” JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS, pp. 255–257, 2011, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: