London_Istanbul Exchange Announced

Following successful pilot projects in New York and Rome, the London_Istanbul exchange programme has been launched to identify, exchange and promote some of the best new architects from both London and Istanbul. The exchange has been coordinated in partnership with Garanti Gallery and Arkitera to host public presentations and develop networks for  for the sharing of information and ideas. The London practices will visit Istanbul in November 2009; the Istanbul practices will visit London in March 2010.

The following practices, nominated by expert panels from their respective cities, have been confirmed for the exchange:



David Kohn Architects

Studio Weave


Asli E. Ilgin


Tuspa NK


Image: Studio Weave, Freya's Cabin