İstanbul’s islands…. Istanbul news roundup….

In this post in Turkish there are good views of islands and places: 

Marmara’nın orta yerindeki takım adalar


Syria girls: CCTV shows UK teenagers at Istanbul bus station

CCTV pictures have emerged showing three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in …
Snapshots: Istanbul’s impossibly colourful architecture

Over the past year, 32-year-old architect Yener Torun has been seeking out and photographing minimalist buildings around Istanbul. ‘Unfortunately
Turkey unveils ‘mega’ tunnel project for Istanbul

Employees work in the Marmaray Tunnel under the Bosphorus on April 18, 2013, inIstanbul. Marmaray is a rail transport project in Istanbul. It consists …
Repression and resistance in Istanbul: Tarlabaşı and Me

“Tarlabaşı is a place to hide.”  Soon, there won’t be any place to hide… 

Erdoğan’s now infamous Aksaray (white or clean) palace, costing an astonishing $350 million, has defied court orders, symbolically and physically inserting the AKPs ‘new’ Turkey of Ottoman-style commodity fetishism into a public space, controversially in this case, the Ataturk Forest Farm.


Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery

How has this unique structure, built on a seismic fault, survived centuries of quakes? Watch online: Hagia Sophia: Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery from
Three Istanbul streets make world’s top 10 for rent hikes in 2014

According to data in the annual real estate report of international real estate consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield, Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue, Bağdat .

Landmarks of Istanbul

WIP from a project that I’ve been working on about various historic/cultural landmarks of Istanbul, Turkey. Fun to Do: View the original building (Galata
Tersâne-i Âmire

“Zur Geschichte des Tersâne-i Âmire in İstanbul“. In Jean-Louis Bacqué-Grammont et al. Turkische Miszelle: Robert Anhegger Festschrift, Armağanı,

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