Project Description

Topkapı Imperial Kitchens

Client: Topkapı Museum
Date: 2011
Location : Topkapı/ Istanbul
Team : Mehmet Kütükçüoğlu, Ertuğ Uçar, Senem Akçay, Mert Üçer, Tuberk Altuntaş, Yiğit Yalgın

Imperial kitchens of Topkapi Palace complex were first started to built in the 15th century. During the age of Sultan Suleyman it was remodeled and brought up to date by the court architect Mimar Sinan. They are arranged around an internal street/courtyard with its additional facilities such as dorms, bath, mosque etc.

TEGET has been chosen to design the new exhibition: the culinary culture of ottomans in imperial kitchens of Topkapi Palace.