Becoming Istanbul / 7 Architects from 7 Hills
15. May 2009
DAZ Taut Saal + Scharoun Saal
18 PM Short Lectures, DAZ_Taut Saal
Opening speech: S.E. Ahmet Acet, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey
Lecture by Pelin Dervis, Director Garanti Gallery, Istanbul.
Followed by short-lectures of the architects from the exhibition ‘7 Architects from 7 Hills’, presented by Dr. Suha Ozkan.
Speakers: Kerem Piker (Emre Arolat Architects), Can Cinici, Burcu Kutukcuoglu (Teget Architectural Office), Sevki Pekin, Nevzat Sayin, Murat Tabanlioglu (Tabanlioglu Architects).
Hansjörg Schneider, Schindler Switzerland
20 PM Opening of the exhibition
Ingeborg Junge-Reyer, Mayor of Berlin and Senator for Urban Development
Mustafa Pulat, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey
Ute Weiland, Deputy Director of Alfred Herrhausen Society
Mete Zadil, Schindler Turkey
Pelin Dervis, Curator of the exhibition ‚Becoming Istanbul‘, Director Garanti Gallery, Istanbul
Dr. Suha Ozkan, Curator of the exhibition ‚7 Architects from 7 Hills‘, Chairman World Architecture Community
BECOMING ISTANBUL is a project of Garanti Gallery originally realized for the German Architecture Museum (DAM Frankfurt) and is curated by Pelin Dervis, Bülent Tanju and Ugur Tanyeli. 7 ARCHITECTS FROM 7 HILLS is a project by World Architecture Community and is curated by Dr. Suha Ozkan. The exhibitions at DAZ are supported by the Alfred Herrhausen Society, the international Forum of Deutsche Bank. They take place within the 20th anniversary of the city partnership Berlin-Istanbul and are under the patronage of the Mayor of Berlin and Senator for Urban Development, Ingeborg Junge-Reyer.