SELIMIYE MUSEUM TURKEY

SELIMIYE, WITH ITS STRENGTH AND MAGNIFICENCE INSIDE EDIRNE, FORMED THE MAIN REFERENCE POINT OF THIS PROJECT. IT WOULD BE DISRESPECTFUL TO DESIGN EITHER SOMETHING SIMILAR TO ITS STRUCTURE OR SOMETHING WHICH WOULD COMPETE WITH IT. INSTEAD, THESE SHOULD COMPLEMENT SINAN’S SPLENDID WORK OF ART. A NEW CONCEPT APPEARED IN THE LIGHT OF THIS PHILOSOPHY WHEN MERGED WITH RESPECT AND ADMIRATION; CONCEALED IRONY PRINCIPLES – FOR INSTANCE, THE OPPOSITION TO SELIMIYE’S DOME WITH AN INVERSE GLASS DOME IN THE MUSEUM