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An Exhibition will explore "New Publics: Contemporary Architecture and the Public Sphere" in Turkey

Russia Architecture News - May 3, 2019 - 04:50   1802 views

An Exhibition will explore

A new exhibition in Moscow will explore new urban contexts and real estate activities in Turkey. Titled "New Publics: Contemporary Architecture and the Public Sphere in Turkey", the exhibition will delve into a series of important public buildings for culture, education, sports and public space with distinctive and exemplary architecture for the 21st century realized in Turkey. 

The exhibition will take place at the Arch Moscow 2019 XXIV International Exhibition of Architecture and Design from 15 to 19 of May, 2019 at the exhibition hall "Manege", on Manege Square in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Organized by Istanbul-based GAD Foundation led by Gokhan Avcioglu and Moscow architecture practice SPEECH led by Sergei Tchoban and co-curated by architecture critic Gökhan Karakuş and Anna Martovitskaya – chief editor of SPEECH, the exhibition features a selection of 15 architectural works completed in the last 10 years by leading Turkish architecture practices that focus on "New Public" spaces created within the context of hybrid building programs such as cultural centers, libraries, educational institutions, sports facilities, museums and outdoor public spaces. 

The exhibition aims to expand the notion of public architecture as civic minded and spatially inventive design. Architectural strategies in Turkey spurred on by the need to accommodate newly expanding cities and societies with sustainable economic and ecological models will be shown in this exhibition that will also feature digital and virtual projects showing these publics in internet and new media.

Projects that will be exhibited at the exhibition: 

a + a Architecture - Zai Bodrum

Alper Derinboğaz, Salon - Istanbul City Museum

Brigitte Weber Architects - S International Equestrian Center

Çinici Architects - Bolluca Market Hall

Emre Arolat Architecture - Bergama Cultural Center

Gokhan Avcioglu & GAD - Borusan Music & Arts Center

M+D Mimarlık- Nedim Uysal Technical and Trade High School

Melike Altınışık Architects - Istanbul TV & Radio Tower

Mimarlar ve Han Tümertekin - Laboratory Building, AGU

Nevzat Sayın Mimarlık Hizmetleri - School of Architecture, Bilgi University,

Boiler Rooms 4 & 6, santralistanbul Campus

Studio Evren Başbuğ - Bostanlı Footbridge & Sunset Lounge

Tabanlıoğlu Architects - Beyazıt State Library

Teğet - Yapı Kredi Culture and Arts

Yalın Architectural Design - Museum of Troy

Yazgan Design Architecture - Mustafa Vehbi Koç Sports Hall

Project facts

Name: New Publics: Contemporary Architecture and the Public Sphere in Turkey

Date: 15-19 May 2019

Location: Manezh, Manezhnaya Square,1, Moscow

Curators: Gökhan Karakuş, Anna Martovitskaya

Designed: by Sergei Tchoban, Alexandra Sheyner

Top image courtesy of GAD Foundation 

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