Posts tagged "Istanbul"
What makes Istanbul great? an illustrative architectural guide

What makes Istanbul great? an illustrative architectural guide

I’ve always enjoyed doing illustrative notes like these. As an architect and an Urban Design graduate, finding different characteristics of the places I’ve visited is what makes travel exciting. Doing notes likes this does take time – mostly trying to figure out the composition. Lately I’ve started to do drafts in the smaller moleskine as below:   These...
Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

A late start to the day and decided to visit Suleymaniye Mosque. Built in 1550 by Suleyman the Magnificent, it’s the biggest mosque in Istanbul and its ground has a magnificent view overlooking the horn of Istanbul. Well worth the visit. Am still feeling a bit rusty drawing today – most probably due to unfavorable...