Architectural Guide to Istanbul

Set of 4 books and 1 map

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The Architectural Guide to Istanbul, prepared as a set of five volumes (5th is a big Map of Historic Peninsula & Bosphorus), was considered an effective method to learn about the grand architecture of this megalopolis. All architectural entities, organizations, structures, big and small buildings embracing history and geography, hard realities as well as the most fantastic myths of Istanbul have been analyzed and explored to create a new type of guidebook, different from any already in print.

The Architectural Guide to Istanbul, Volume 1, Historic Peninsula contains information about structures with historical and architectural features built before the 1930s and situated within the old city walls, in Eyup-Silahtaraga, Bakirkoy, and Yesilkoy as well as informative texts written by specialists of the period and region.

The Architectural Guide of Istanbul, Volume 2, Galata contains information about structures with historical and architectural features built before the 1930s and situated in Karakoy, Galata, Pera, Taksim, Tophane, Findikli, Dolapdere, Kasimpasa, Haskoy, Sutluce, Kurtulus, Sisli, Nisantasi, Tesvikiye, Macka, Besiktas-Yildiz, Mecidiyekoy and Ayazaga-Maslak as well as informative texts written by specialists of the period and region.

The Architectural Guide of Istanbul, Volume 3, Bosphorus and The Asian Side contains information about structures on the east and west coast of the Bosphorus starting from Pasalimani and Ortakoy and going up to Anadolu and Rumeli Feneri, Uskudar, Kadikoy, the area from Fenerbahce to Bostanci, Buyukada, Heybeliada, Burgazada, and Kinaliada as well as informative texts written by specialists of the period and region.

The Architectural Guide of Istanbul, Volume 4, Modern and Contemporary contains information about structures with historical and architectural features built after the 1930s and situated in the Historic Peninsula, Galata-Pera, Taksim, Sisli, Mecidiyekoy, Levent, Maslak, Bosphorus, Kadikoy, Princes’ Islands, Bakirkoy-Yesilkoy, Merter, Ikitelli regions and peripheries like Kurtkoy as well as informative texts written by specialists of the period and region.

The book contains 1:10000 city plans with the selected structures marked, black-and-white, documentary and up-to-date photographs, drawings and short explanatory texts of the relevant works of architecture.

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Chamber of Architects of Turkey Istanbul Metropolitan Branch

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