Browsing Sanat ve Tasarım Fakültesi / Faculty of Art and Design by KHAS Author "Middle East Technical Univ"
The facade of Haydarpasa Train Station has been changed more than once in the course of its century old life time. Until the fire in November 2010 wiping out the roof the building was recalled only with a single image although the original facade of the building was slightly different than it is commonly remembered one. Currently while the wounds of the building are on the verge of healing a new identity for the station is being tailored
The literature on the architecture of the Ottoman railway buildings is highly limited. In terms of architectural history the data presented here gathered through original documents at archives and personal collections is especially significant. In this paper five original drawings are introduced. Based on these documents information on the construction techniques plans and materials of the railway buildings are revealed. It is also understood that in this particular period of time several revisions ...