This edition delves into the architectural scene in a diverse and energetic metropolis at the periphery of Europe: Istanbul. The area surrounding the old city is currently the site of numerous renovations, conversions and interventions. Further towards the outskirts, new residential districts and office complexes are appearing. Presented here are works by 30 Istanbul-based practices that offer crucial insight and a variety of perspectives on architecture and the city in an environment mixing new and old. Featuring Emre Arolat, Teget, Superpool, Omer Unal, Tabanlioglu Architects and others, with texts by Selva Gurdogan, Gregers Tang Thomsen, Zeynep Kuban and Idil Erkol.