Domestic Arrangements: The Maid's Room in the Atakoy Apartment Blocks, Istanbul, Turkey
Gurel, M. O.
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Journal of Architectural Education
Taylor & Francis Group Ltd
The first phase of Istanbul's Ataköy Housing Development, an icon of architectural modernism in Turkey, inflects modernist architectural forms with local domestic traditions. This study examines the maid's room, a sphere of the Turkish modern interior where post-war ideas and ideals both reconciled and contradicted the customary and the modern. The case study extends recent attempts to re-think postwar architectural culture and its global effects.
Gürel, M. Ö. (2012). Domestic Arrangements: The Maid's Room in the Ataköy Apartment Blocks, Istanbul, Turkey. Journal of Architectural Education, 66(1), 115-126.