Temporality and Memory in Architecture: Hagia Sophia


Nur Y. B. , Ozer Y.

ICONARP INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING, vol.5, pp.60-76, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.15320/iconarp.2017.26
  • Title of Journal : ICONARP INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING
  • Page Numbers: pp.60-76

Abstract

Istanbul, having hosted many civilizations and cultures, has a long and important past. Due to its geopolitical locations, the city has been the capital of two civilizations-Ottoman and Byzantine Empires-which left its traces in the history of the world. Architectural and symbolic monuments built by these civilizations made an impression in all communities making the city a center of attraction. After each and every damage caused by wars, civil strifes, and natural disasters, maximum effort has been made to restore these symbolic buildings.