The Architecture and Urbanism Research Academy (AURA) Istanbul invites applicants to its summer program, “Istanbul: Past, Present and Future”
The melting pot of the East and the West, the great city of Istanbul, now a city of more than 15 million people, has been the capital of two glorious empires, the Byzantine and the Ottoman. With its eight thousand years of human history, it presents researchers a vast amount of architectural legacy to discover and analyze.
Join us in Istanbul for a month of comprehensive analysis of the city with lectures from leading experts in their respective fields. Explore the mechanisms developed through the millennia to different sets of problems by the builders and inhabitants of this magnificent city!
This summer research program will take place in Istanbul between July 8 – August 2, 2019. It is specially designed for undergraduate/graduate students and young professionals of Architecture, Urban Planning and related fields.
The four-week intensive coursework of lectures, on-site visits and studios will provide a valuable opportunity; while benefiting to learn from the distinguished researchers, there will be a chance to collaborate with a diverse group of participants from all over the world.