Turkey Book Talk

Buke Uras on the Balyan family and the Ottoman Armenian architectural legacy

July 20, 2021

Büke Uras on “The Balyans: Ottoman Architecture and the Balyan Archive” (Korpus). The Balyan family served as Ottoman imperial architects for three generations in the 19th century and are responsible for some of Istanbul's most iconic monuments, including Dolmabahçe Palace and Ortaköy Mosque.

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