Archinect - News 2015-11-29T02:01:42-05:00 A visit to "ALL THAT IS SOLID", winner of the Young Architects Program at the Istanbul Modern Ellen Hancock 2015-10-30T05:12:00-04:00 >2015-11-05T20:47:57-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Istanbul is a city constantly evolving and forever feeling the pull of east and west, of tradition and modernity, and defined by its contrasts. Poised at the edge of the Bosphorus on the European side of the city, the Istanbul Modern museum situates itself at the center of it all.</p><p>Currently the gallery is hosting part of the Istanbul Biennial, which this year is divided between six locations across the city, stretching as far as the Princess Islands and Northern Bosphorus. Named &ldquo;Saltwater,&rdquo; the Biennial asks the viewer to take a much more leisurely approach to viewing and consider the context of its in situ context.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Like much of Istanbul, the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Istanbul Modern</a> and surrounding site is currently undergoing a transformation into a tourist hub. &ldquo;ALL THAT IS SOLID&rdquo; by Istanbul-based PATTU, the winning installation for this year&rsquo;s <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Young Architects Program</a> at the Istanbul Modern (a direct collaboration with the MoMA PS1 program of the same name), is inspired by this constant, cyclical change ...</p> YAP Istanbul Modern Finalist Entry by ONZ Architects Alexander Walter 2013-02-19T15:34:00-05:00 >2013-02-25T21:15:39-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier this month, the installation Sky Spotting Stop had been chosen as the first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern winner in conjunction with the Young Architects Programs at MoMA PS1 in New York, MAXXI in Rome and the cultural organization CONSTRUCTO in Santiago, Chile. Here is now also one of the five YAP Istanbul Modern finalist entries: Tearing the Ground by young Ankara-based firm, ONZ Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> SO? Architecture and Ideas wins first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern Alexander Walter 2013-02-06T16:35:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:39:22-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With the winners of the New York and Rome editions of the Young Architects Program (YAP) already unveiled, the first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern winner has now also been selected: the temporary installation Sky Spotting Stop by young design firm SO? Architecture and Ideas reached the highest score with the jury and will be built in early June in Istanbul Modern&rsquo;s courtyard.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>