Formation of a Capital: The Traces of German-speaking Architects Exhibition Opened in Cologne

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Cologne Yunus Emre Enstitüsü commemorated the architects who contributed in formation of Ankara in a photography exhibition organized in collaboration with Goethe Institute and Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK). Exhibition features 42 photographs of monuments in Ankara designed by architects who fled Nazi Germany in 1930s and found asylum in Turkey. Angles in photographs captured by Çetin Ergand stand out.

In the opening speech, IHK Culture Manager Dr. Soenius expressed their gladness on exhibiting the monuments in collaboration with Yunus Emre Enstitüsü designed by architects of German origin who also contributed in Turkey-Germany relations. Cologne Yunus Emre Enstitüsü Director Dr. Yılmaz Bulut introduced the Institute in his speech and emphasizing that cultural dimension of Turkey-Germany relations are underrated, they effort towards closing this gap through joint projects with rooted and prestigious science and art organizations in the region as the Institute.

Exhibition titled “Formation of a Capital: Traces of German-speaking Architects” entreating the monuments by architects who made their marks on Turkey-Germany  relations and referring to significant historic background of Turkey-Germany relations, can be seen in Cologne IHK Building until 8 January 2016 without charge.