The second Open House Istanbul will be held between Oct. 1 and 9, giving visitors the chance to see buildings that are not generally opened to the public.
Open House Istanbul, which is being sponsored by Vitra, provides an opportunity to experience the cultural and architectural fabric of the city, according to organizers. The event not only includes buildings, but also the offices of Istanbuls leading architectural firms.
Participants include members of the organizers, the Arkitera Architecture Center, photographer Murat Germen, architectural historian Bülent Tanju and Human Settlements Association Chairman Korhan Gümüş.
The buildings opening their doors will include the following: Ahrida Synagogue, the Church of All Saints in Moda, the Austrian consulate general, Aya Triada Church (Kadıköy), Aya Triada Church (Taksim), the Bab-ı Ali Ottoman Archives building, Bakırköy Mental Diseases Hospital, Bosphorus Universitys Kandilli Observatory, the DB Architecture Office, the Doğan Apartments, the Emre Arolat Architecture Office, the Fener Rum Patriarchate, Fethi Okyar House, the Florya Presidential Summer Pavilion, the Göztepe Şahkulu Sultan Lodge, the Golden Horn Shipyards, Haydarpaşa English Cemetery, Haydarpaşa High School, Heybeliada Ruhban School, the Dutch consulate, Huber Köşkü, Istanbul Mens High School, the Istanbul Hilton, Istanbul Maçka Akif Tuncel Technical and Industrial Professional High School, Istanbul Radio House, Istanbul University Observatory, Istanbul University campus, Kıbrıslı Yalısı, Yenikapı Marmaray and the Yenikapı Mevlevi Lodge, among others. k HDN
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