ISVS 7 - 2014: Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

The 7th International Seminar on Vernacular Settlements on the theme ‘Reassessing Vernacular Architecture: Theory and Prctice—traditions, identities and globalization’ was successfully concluded at Istranbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture building , Taskışla, Taksim, Istanbul-Turkey with the participation of close to 100 participants. It started a day before on the 14th October welcoming the early comers with a coctail under the sponsopship of the Chamber of Architects of Istanbul, at Karaköy where the Chamber was located. This event was followed by a guided night tour of Architecture by bus travelling to selected architecturally interesting sites of Istanbul. It concluded with the sea cruise-Bosphorous Tour culminating in a Gala dinner at georgous restaurant overlooking the sea.