“Archetypes” Exhibition display © Photo: Sinan Logie
From the very first human settlements until today, the history of Anatolia has been marked by numerous waves of transformation, revival, and re-appropriation. This dynamic and continuous dialogue between past and present is also reflected in the history of its architecture whose archetypical elements (tent, minaret, column, caravanserai, etc.,) have endured through the ages and are still discernible today in many contemporary creations.
“Archetypes: Architecture in Turkey through the ages”, organized by CIVA in collaboration with EUROPALIA, is an exhibition offering a unique and comparative reading of Turkish architectural history in relation to contemporary projects via several case studies originating from different regions and eras, brought to life in models, architectural drawings, photographs and films. (more…)