Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey

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Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an international framework during this period, providing a close reading of how architectural culture responded to ubiquitous post-war ideas and ideals, and how it became intertwined with politics of modernization and urbanization. This book contributes to contemporary scholarship to reconsider post-war architecture, beyond canonical explanations.79 Inside the house, the architecta#39;s design included a fireplace, which was rarely used, but which was nevertheless a ... the fireplace as a freestanding element defining the combined living and dining areas was typical of modern home plans atanbsp;...

Title:Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey
Author:Meltem Gurel
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-09-22


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