finding out why constantinople got the works

kadir has university

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on September 30, 2010

galata kulesi | galata tower

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on September 29, 2010


medieval tower, 9 stories tall overlooking the golden horn (i’ve spared you of the expected panorama)

İtfaiyesi | fire department

Posted in istanbul??? by jlm2dy on September 28, 2010

just another day in istanbul…
the fire department taking apart a fake house next to the hagia sophia, part of some impromptu festival

morning commute

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on September 27, 2010



in istanbul, stores are lumped together based on inventory. i live in the scuba diving gear and boating equipment area – hence the outboard motors by the side of the road

mimar-ing

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on September 24, 2010

beginning of a backwards and very quick mapping of divan yolu caddesi, basically chicken-scratch for now.

so here goes nothing…

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on September 23, 2010

first day on divan yolu caddesi, site of my research in istanbul

in one afternoon, i had an entirely turkish conversation for an hour, 2 cups of tea, 1 new architecture book and 1 free pair of earrings and a reliable source on the street’s life

new friends at the flat

Posted in istanbul by jlm2dy on September 22, 2010

kittens who live on the roof next door

athensssss

Posted in greece by jlm2dy on September 22, 2010

PARTH
CARYATIDS
hello old and new
changing of the guards…check the pompom shoes
columns in range of deconstruction

more in mykonos

Posted in greece by jlm2dy on September 22, 2010

church of paraportiani
little venice
windmills

delos, ancient site in mykonos, greece

Posted in greece by jlm2dy on September 22, 2010