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Against vested interest urbanism ? An interview with David Harvey

from Tarlabaşı Istanbul by Jonathan

In an interview with acclaimed theorist and activist David Harvey, he talked to us about the impact of urban renewal and gentrification, the increasing class segregation of cities, and the question of how to fight back.

 

How to make Istanbul smarter?

from Hurriyet Daily News

On February I asked whether or not Istanbul is a smart city. Recent events gave the answer without any doubts.

Row rekindled on Taksim mosque

from Hurriyet Daily News
Urban planning chambers react to a court decision which rules in favor of plans to build a mosque in Istanbul?s Taksim Square.

 

The New Sulukule Will Stand, Fatih Mayor Says

from Bianet :: English
Fatih Mayor Mustafa Demir said he was certain the Council of State would not ratify the recent court decision to annul the project to ?transform? Istanbul?s Sulukule district, a historical Roma quarter, adding that a new project was also in the works just in case.

 

Museum of Innocence echoes around the world

from Hurriyet Daily News
Author Orhan Pamuk?s ?Museum of Innocence? has made a big impact not only in Turkey, but the museum has carried both its founder and the novel to prominent TV channels and dailies around the world

Tarlabaşı bubble

by Fréderike Geerdink
?We have been dancing here?, says Fransesco Lupo. He shakes his head, desillusion in his eyes. ?It was a lie. We were in a bubble that had nothing to do with reality.? We are in Tarlabaşı, a neighbourhood in Istanbul, right southwest of the central Taksim Square. Tarlabaşı is in the middle of a ?renewal?

Istanbul Chess Olympiad ? Turkish teams youngest ever – ChessBase
Istanbul Chess Olympiad ? Turkish teams youngest ever 20.06.2012 ? At a Chess Olympiad the host nation has the right to field three teams. Typically the third

tea seller – istanbul | Flickr – Photo Sharing!
The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3000 shops. Tea sellers are walking .

 

At the bazaar – Istanbul, Turkey | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

By Maciej Dakowicz

The Grand Bazaar, Istanbul. Shot on a 10-day long photo trip to Istanbul with Oli, Tony and Gareth.500px.com/maciejdakowicz My facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/pages/Maciej-Dakowicz-Photography/266574...


In the footsteps of Orhan Pamuk in Istanbul – Haaretz Daily …

The world’s first post-modern museum houses the products of the imagination of a fictional protagonist of a fictional novel.


The many tastes of Istanbul gather in a new series of ?Istanbul?s 100 Faces?

from Hurriyet Daily News
?Istanbul?s 100 Dishes? contains stories about dishes special to their city from the Ottoman period to today, expounding on their names .

 

Fire hits Istanbul island hosting Halki Seminary

Hurriyet Daily News (press release)

A fire was brought under control on Istanbul’s Heybeliada island yesterday after hour-long efforts to extinguish the blaze were conducted by sea, air and land .

 

 

Efes Pilsen One Love Festival to rock Istanbul

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Efes Pilsen One Love Music Festival will once again attract music lovers to Istanbul?s santralistanbul venue July 14 and 15.

 

Istanbul?s traffic measured

from Hurriyet Daily News
People in Istanbul spend on average two and a half times more time in traffic when

 

Istanbul?s industry in a new book

from Hurriyet Daily News
Culture Inc. has added a new volume to its ?100 Faces of Istanbul? series, with a volume on the 100 …

Recommended | Wherist Istanbul

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M
Mavi Boncuk | Wherist Istanbul

Istanbul: Shanghai Review – The Hollywood Reporter

from Turkish Digest

 

Turkey: Historic Istanbul Roma Neighborhood Gets a (sort of) Reprieve | EurasiaNet.org

from Turkish Digest

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