Tabanlioglu Architects has launched its monograph, Tabanlioglu Architects: Transparency and Modernity in conjunction with the inauguration of the first-ever Turkish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by architect and co-founder of Tabanlioglu Architects, Murat Tabanlioglu.
Published by Rizzoli New York, the book covers the firm’s recent scope of projects both local and international, and is the first comprehensive volume of the architecture practice’s work. It features numerous projects by the architects including residential, cultural and mixed-use buildings, presenting the its influence of globalisation and architectural traditions.
The book itself is written by Dr. Suha Ozkan, architect and Deputy Secretary General of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and Philip Jodidio, with a forward from by Luis Fernandez- Galiano, whilst graphic designer Irman Boom created the book design for the architects.
Melkan Gursel Tabanlioglu said: “It is an honour for us that Murat Tabanlioglu is the first curator of the first exhibition of the Pavilion of Turkey in the Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. We share this notable moment that will become a part of our collective memory. Having our monograph published in parallel to this event is so meaningful.”
Murat Tabanlioglu added: “…I am very happy to share our book and am delighted that we have been able to launch these two remarkable projects in conjunction with each other.”