The Istanbul Palace of Sports and Exhibition Turkey s Past and Progress on Display

Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts


The Kerkenes Eco center a show case for appropriate housing and sustainable development in rural Turkey
Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira; Matthieu, Pedergnana (2015-09-09)
A fast developing country, Turkey faces many challenges including an urgent need for sustainable economic development in rural and remote areas. Villagers in Central Anatolia, where climatic conditions are typified by very cold winters and hot, sunny and dry summers, are migrating to cities where they seek a more comfortable life style. Thus village economies have worsened and buildings have been abandoned. The Kerkenes Eco‐Center, located on the edge of Şahmuratlı Village in central Anatolia, was founded i...
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In standard architectural history surveys, the British Museum is portrayed as an example of nineteenth-century "neoclassicism": or the "Greek revival:" Usually cited as among the motive factors in this revival are the writings about European travels and archaeological explorations in the then Ottoman lands of ancient Greece, as well as a general interest in Hellenic culture. Yet the cultural and architectural appropriation of the Hellenic is not analyzed in relation to the possible ties and tensions between...
The role of vakıf institution in the conservation of vakıf based cultural heritage
Akar, Tuba; Madran, Emre; Department of Architecture (2009)
Founded by individuals for religious and charity purposes, the Vakıf institution was the main institution in the construction and conservation of the built environment in the Ottoman period. Religious, charitable, municipal, educational, social and health services were provided by spaces such as külliyes, mosques, medreses, hans, baths, shops, etc. which were built through the Vakıf Institution. As the underlying concept of the vakıf institution was serving forever, the repair of these spaces the vakıf bui...
The Turkish Grand National Assembly complex: an evaluation of the function and meaning of parliamentary spaces
Demirkol, Hatice Günseli; Altan, Tomris Elvan; Department of Architecture (2009)
This study is an evaluation of the function and the meaning of parliamentary spaces of the Turkish Republic, focusing on the parliamentary complex of the Turkish Grand National Assembly in the capital city of Ankara. Parliament buildings are symbols of the nation and the nation state, representing the national identity via expressional aspects of their functional space. The issue is of national prestige, security and power that remain in effect albeit adapting to changing situations in time. This study atte...
The Isbank Skyscraper: The Modern Office Block in Turkey
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T. E. Altan, “The Istanbul Palace of Sports and Exhibition Turkey s Past and Progress on Display,” Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, pp. 0–0, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: