June 5, 2013

Artists & Architects Fighting for Open Space

"It started as a rather modest protest by some 50 people against the decision to convert the "Gezi" (promenade) Park, the little and only remaining green spot in the famous Taksim district in the heart of Istanbul, into a shopping mall. Some 50 activist residents of the area, mostly artists, architects, and writers, began carrying out a demonstration"


Quote and photo credit Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey. 
For more from Hurriyet on Taksim click here 

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