By (author) Hashim Sarkis
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Han Tumertekin by Hashim Sarkis
Book DescriptionFocusing on six recent projects, including House 2B, that recently won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture, this publication presents the architecture of renowned Turkish architect Han Tumertekin to the English-speaking world. The book examines in detail his ability to engage in some of the more difficult issues confronting architects throughout the world today, such as suburban tract development, landscape and environment, and the challenges of practicing in different countries throughout the world. The book includes an introductory essay by Hashim Sarkis, an article by Tumertekin on his design approach, and written and graphic explanations of Tumertekin's projects. It is the first of a new series of occasional monographs on contemporary designers in the Middle East and Muslim world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780935617917
(244mm x 221mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hashim Sarkis
Turkish Triangle, Paperback (January 2010)
Presents a series of three case studies prepared by pre-eminent academics involved in their respective city's planning efforts, and an introduction by Turkey's urban historian and theorist, Ilhan Tekeli. This book studies the rise of the three main urban centres in Turkey and their roles in organizing the territory and its future reorganisation.
Josep Lluis Sert, Hardback (June 2008)
Examines the emergence and evolution of the discipline of urban design as articulated through the work of Josep Lluis Sert (1902-1983). With a selection of archival materials, illustrations, plans, and maps, this book looks at the man who advocated the idea of 'urban consciousness' and an architecture that dealt with the total environment.
Two Squares, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by Hashim Sarkis
Through a series of essays by urban historians and designers, this book examines the changing role of public space in the cities of Beirut and Istanbul as they undergo major urban redevelopment. It also includes a series of hypothetical design projects for these two squares.
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Author Biography - Hashim Sarkis
Hashim Sarkis is Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
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