Architecture Department Lecture: On Tersâne: Architectural Episodes of the Golden Horn Arsenal Istanbul
Time, Place: 12:30, FFB-05
Namık Erkal is a member of TED University Department of Architecture.
His academic research and publications focus on the early modern urban morphology, the architecture of city frontiers, the architectural history of the Ottoman market places, customhouses and maritime ports, specifically the urban history of Istanbul. He has realized architectural projects on the topics of new buildings in historical settings and museums.
The presentation is on the architectural history of the military shipyard on the Golden Horn Istanbul through seven episodes from the Byzantine period to the 20th century. It covers the architectures of shipyards for the oared ships (galleys), sailing ships (galleons) and metal steamships (cruisers).