Hagia Sophia Istanbul, Turkey Building, Architect

Hagia Sophia, Turkish Building, Architect, Church, Mosque, Date, Design

Hagia Sophia Istanbul : Architecture Information

Museum in Istanbul, Turkey, Eastern Europe – design by Isidore of Miletus & Anthemius of Tralles


Hagia Sophia



Architects: Isidore of Miletus & Anthemius of Tralles

Former patriarchal basilica

Converted into a museum by the Republic of Turkey in 1935

Byzantine architecture for the Eastern Orthodox Church

Largest cathedral in the world for almost a thousand years, until Seville Cathedral in 1520

The building was converted into a mosque in 1453 when Constantinople (now Istanbul) was conquered by the Ottoman Turks, with the four minarets being the highest profile addition

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Kanyon, Levent, Istanbul
The Jerde Partnership with Tabanlioglu Architects
Kanyon Istanbul
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Kanyon Istanbul

Swiss Consulate, Istanbul
Tuncer Cakmakli Architects
Swiss Consulate Turkey
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Swiss Consulate Turkey

Dogan Medya Center, Ankara
Tabanlioglu Architects
Dogan Medya Center
photograph : Thomas Mayer, Cemal Emden
Dogan Medya Center Ankara building

Ipekyol Textile Factory, Edirne
Emre Arolat Architects
Ipekyol Textile Factory
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Turkish Textile Factory

Mosque Architecture

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