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Istanbul: On the Road Architecture Guides

Istanbul: On the Road Architecture Guides

Edited by Francesca Filosa


Publishing 9th Oct 2023
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    • The latest guidebook in the On the Road series explores contemporary architecture in the Turkish capital
    • Thumbnail illustrations of all the sites are printed on the inside of the removable cover, along with a map noting the location of each building
    • Includes an index of architects, and an index of projects
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    This curated guide to contemporary building design in Istanbul explores new architectural directions and urban development in Turkey’s largest and most visited city. In addition to 86 itineraries that feature a selection of both contemporary and historic buildings, the guide includes critical essays that provide an analysis of Istanbul’s history, urban planning, and future. In this latest addition to the On the Road series, the author examines how social and cultural changes have reframed the dialogue between traditional Turkish architecture and the new demands of contemporary design. A fascinating tour of a fast-changing city.

    About the Author

    Francesca Filosa was awarded her Masters degree in architecture in 2018 from the “Luigi Vanvitelli” faculty in Antwerp. She has participated in numerous international architectural design competitions and has won several awards. In 2019 she worked in the London branch of the renowned firm Zaha Hadid Architects. At present, she works as an architect while studying for her PhD in “Architettura. Teoria e progetto” at La Sapienza University in Rome.

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    Publish date
    9th Oct 2023
    Paperback / softback
    160 mm x 115 mm
    224 Pages
    97 color, 84 b&w
    Name of series
    On the Road Architecture Guides
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