DWELL 10-2002

Istanbul: Prosperous on the Bosporus
Istanbul it schizophrenic, bipolar even. It straddles two continents. resulting in a culture that is both ancient and modem. European and  religious and  square foot garden with av w, started out in the :oth century at a modest residence lot priests, four years ago. Selim and Emir Gulcelik bought the building, approached architect (.Gokhan Avrioglu, founder of gad architecture (Global Architecture Development) and asked ham to transform the old wood structure into a nice and functıonal house 

Our greatest challenge wav to make a modern living space within the footprint of the old one explains Avcıglu. who had to work within the restrictions of ,its ordinance passed in a prohibiting new construction on the Pospoeta.