Welcome
Login:   Pass:     Register - Forgot Password - Resend Activation

Turkish Class Forums / Turkey

Turkey

Add reply to this discussion
Moderators: libralady, sonunda
The Structures of Sinan
1.       si++
3785 posts
 12 Jun 2012 Tue 08:45 am

New York Times wrote about Turkish Architect Sinan
American New York Times newspaper in its Saturday supplement published the article of Andrew Ferren "Tracking Turkey´s First Starchitect" in which the author tells about 300 creations of the most authorized Turkish architect of Ottoman Empire Sinan. The author mentions that Sinan is the first "Stararchitect" not only of Turkey but maybe the whole world.

NYT page: here and here



Edited (6/12/2012) by si++ [additional link]

barba_mama and slavica liked this message
2.       Abla
3647 posts
 12 Jun 2012 Tue 09:55 am

An amazing thing about Mimar Sinan was also his long career. He was the head architect during three sultans who were not known as the easiest employers. Sinan survived personal tragedies, struggles for power and in spite of everything kept creative till his late years. The loyalty he felt against the Empire, the obvious understanding that changing Ottoman sultans had for his greatness  -  all this tells us that in addition to a brilliant architect he must have been an exceptional personality also.

Add reply to this discussion




Turkish Dictionary
Turkish Chat
Open mini chat
New in Forums
TLC servers hacked, all user emails & pass...
admin: We removed the user password data from the servers until the issue is ...
E-T: It´s one of the things on my bu...
gokuyum: No. It doesnt make sense. You can say ... yapmak istediğim bi...
T-E
og2009: DÜNYA TOPLUMU VE FELSEFE ... okul ... felsefe ... ....
Holidays in Turkey
: ...
24 HOUR FLASH SALE for learning Turkish e-...
qdemir: ...
Grammar Textbook
qdemir: ...
E-T: I see you have done this before?
harp00n: Bunu ... daha önce de ... Bu konuda iyi olduğun ç...
T-E
og2009: ...
T-E
og2009: ...
coronavirus
og2009: ...
OUR FRIENDS
og2009: ...
Coronavirus
harp00n: ...
Random Pictures of Turkey
Most liked