Studio-X Istanbul opened in November 2013 in a two-story building at Salıpazarı, in Istanbul’s downtown area. We develop free events such as lectures, workshops, seminars and exhibitions that foster discussion on the built environment and research projects that generate new forms of sharing the urban public space.
The Studio-X Istanbul Research Guide, permanently under construction, is intended to be a tool for unpacking the city, the possibilities and conflicts associated to its development, and to walk through its physical, virtual and imagined spaces. Your comments and suggestions for the guide are welcome! Please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
History of the City:
Emergence of modern Istanbul : transformation and modernisation of a city / Murat Gul. London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Architecture in Turkey around 2000: issues in discourse and practice / edited by Tansel Korkmaz. Ankara, Turkey: Chamber of Architects of Turkey, 2005.
A city: Istanbul 101 buildings / Engin Yenal. Beyoglu, Istanbul: Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, 2011.
Constantinopolis/Istanbul : cultural encounter, imperial vision, and the construction of the Ottoman capital / Çiğdem Kafescioğlu. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009.
Istanbul 1910-2010: Kent, Yapili Cevre ve Mimarlik Kulturu Serisi = City, Built Environment and Architectural Culture Exhibition. Sisli, Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi Universitesi yayinlari, 2010.
Orienting Istanbul: cultural capital of Europe? / edited by Deniz Gokturk, Levent Soysal, and Ipek Tureli. New York: Routledge, 2010.
Architectural guide to Istanbul / edited by Afife Batur. Istanbul: Chamber of Architects of Turkey Istanbul Metropolitan Branch, 2006.
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Studio X Istanbul Director Selva Gurdogan's guide:
Ekümenopolis:Ucu Olmayan Şehir / Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits (2011) http://www.ekumenopolis.net
‘Itanbul Hatırası:Köprüyü Geçmek / Crossing The Bridge:The Sound of Istanbul (2005) http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x10jlte_crossing-the-bridge-the-sound-of-istanbul-eng-subs-pt-1_music
(Related link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0459242/)
Kahpe Devran / Nasty Age (2010) http://vimeo.com/21583961
Santiye Beyoğlu / Construction: Beyoğlu (2013) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgC9N5FiCn0
David Smith in Tarlabaşı, İstanbul. On urbanisation & slums http://vimeo.com/24531368
Istanbul November 2009
On the Northern front: Neoliberal urban policies reshaping the North of Istanbul
'Space' as component and indication of cultural change in the context of environmental problems
Urban Morphology-Yenikapı İstanbul, morphological research on Yenikapı
Becoming Istanbul http://www.becomingistanbul.org/
Crafted in Istanbul http://www.craftedinistanbul.com/
Istanbul Eats http://istanbuleats.com/
Kentseldonusum info http://kentseldonusum.info/
Mutlu kent http://mutlukent.wordpress.com/
Not Only Istanbul http://www.notonlyistanbul.com/
Reclaim Istanbul http://reclaimistanbul.com/
TKM Trafik Kontrol Merezi http://tkm.ibb.gov.tr/