Counterspaces / Istanbul

Here is a link to Zuri Camille de Souza’s research in Istanbul: ”Counter spaces / Istanbul”. Zuri’s work focuses on ecological hegemony and natural subversion in the Bosphorus’ megapolis. The work was produced in the frame of her internship at Beyond Istanbul.…/0B-Cy2DExeoVbMzdjZEM4SWtTQVk/view


”Neighborhoods Union”’s first consultative meeting (Mahalleler Birliği 1. istiṣare toplantısı)


On the 12th and 13th of September, we attended the, two days, workshop prepared for the ‘’Neighborhoods union’’ (Mahalleler birliği).

The aim of this workshop, organized by ‘’the One Hope Association’’ (1 Umut derneği) volunteers team, was to educate the ‘’Neighborhoods Union’’ members to read master plans and documents relative to urban planning issues. This training will provide them a better understanding of the projects targeting their living spaces and give them better means to develop counterproposals.

Archetypes, architecture in Turkey through the ages

Pht: Sedad Hakkı Eldem, SSK Headquarters, Zeyrek Istanbul

In the frame of the Europalia Turkey Art Festival in Brussels, Beyond Istanbul member, Sinan Logie is curating an exhibition on architecture in Turkey. The presented works will be a compilation of 22 wooden architecture models focusing on the reinterpretations of archetypes between historical monuments and modern or contemporary buildings. The project team is composed of: Sinan Logie and Melek Aksoy as curators + Özgür Demirbuğa, Yunus Emre Dokumacıoğlu, , Efe İlteray, Gülberk Karaağaç and Ece Ünübol  from the Graduate program at Istanbul Bilgi University  faculty of Architecture. The exhibition will open on October the 13th at Centre International pour la Ville, l’Architecture et le Paysage in Brussels.