TUR, Turkey, Santralistanbul is a project led by stanbul Bilgi University, involving the conversion of the first power station built in stanbul during the Ottoman period Äì Silahtaraga Power Plant Äì into a Museum of Contemporary Arts (architect: Emre Arolat Architects), a Museum of Energy and a cultural and educational centre. Silahtaraga Power Plant is situated at the heart of the Golden Horn, one of stanbulÄôs oldest industrial quarters, and was established in 1911, functioning until 1983. The power plant is a unique industrial heritage site and one of the best preserved in stanbul.
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