Events - Part 7

posted by maximilian hartmuth on 2005/10/18 12:33

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On Friday, October 21, 2005, Filiz Yenisehirlioglu will give a lecture on Urban Texture and Architectural Styles after the Tanzimat as part of the monthly seminar series entitled "Economy and Society on Both Shores of the Aegean" at the Ottoman Bank Museum, Istanbul. ---
October 21, 2005 – Prof. Filiz Yenisehirlioglu
Urban Texture and Architectural Styles after the Tanzimat


Illustrating her lecture with examples from Greece and Istanbul, Filiz Yenisehirlioglu will discuss the changes occurring in the urban fabric, architectural styles and inhabitants of Ottoman cities, after the Tanzimat. The formation of new institutions, in this period, required the importation of plans and building types unknown before the 19th century. As new governmental, educational, commercial and military buildings were introduced to the cities, both domestic architecture and interior decoration changed. Shaped by the modernist approach of the times and supported by the regulations of the Tanzimat, a new type of citizen emerged, needing new social spaces to circulate and to socialize in.

Source: Ottoman Bank Archives and Research Centre.

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