KENTSEL TASARIM / URBAN DESIGN
İTÜ Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Disiplinlerarası Yüksek Lisans Programı / MSc in Urban Design ITU Institute of Science and Technology
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öğrenci değişimi / Erasmus exchange
Prof. Dr. Çağatay SEÇKİN
Res. Assist. Pelin ÖZTÜRK EKDİ
SCHOOLS in EXCHANGE RELATION
INFORMATION ABOUT ISTANBUL
Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, and arguably the most important. It is located on the Bosphorus strait, and encompasses the natural harbor known as the Golden Horn , in the northwest of the country. Istanbul extends both on the European and on the Asiatic side of the Bosphorus and is thereby the only metropolis in the world, which is on two continents. Its 2000 Census population is 8,803,468 (city proper) and 10,018,735 (metropolitan area), making it, by some counts, one of the largest cities in Europe.
The ruins of the
old city wall of Istanbul
Topkapı Palace , located in Istanbul , was the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1465 to 1853. The construction of the Topkapi Palace was ordered by Sultan Mehmed II in 1459. It was completed in 1465. The palace is located on the Seraglio Point between the Golden Horn and the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, having a splendid view of the Bosphorus. It consists of many smaller buildings built together and surrounded by four courts.
Taskisla the building of ITU Faculty of Architecture built in 1847 as a hospital. The British architect Smith designed the building. Taskisla was used as military barracks about 30 years. ITU Facuty of Architecture and Faculty of Civil Engineering started to use building after 1950s. Today, all undergraduate and graduate programs belonging to ITU Faculty of Architecture, ITU Institute of Social Sciences, and ITU Rectorate Department of Fine Arts have been continued there studies in the building.
Istanbul air photo showing Europe and Asia together
Ortaköy Mosque and Bosphorus Bridge
Taksim Square situated in the European part of Istanbul, Turkey, is a major shopping, tourist and leisure district famed for its restaurants, shops and hotels. It is considered the heart of modern Istanbul, and is the location of the Cumhuriyet Aniti (Republic Monument), which was built in 1928 and that commemorates the formation of the Turkish Republic.
Taskisla from Taksim Square