The production of a mise en scène for a nation and its subjects: Clemens Holzmeister et al. in the Ministries Quarter for Ankara, Turkey

@article{Cengizkan2010ThePO,
  title={The production of a mise en sc{\`e}ne for a nation and its subjects: Clemens Holzmeister et al. in the Ministries Quarter for Ankara, Turkey},
  author={Ali Cengizkan},
  journal={The Journal of Architecture},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={731 - 770}
}
The Ministries Quarter, the MQ, in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, is a very interesting case for modern planning and architecture, conceptualised and developed in the first quarter of the twentieth century. As with other governmental centres and administrative hubs, it was attributed the mission of representing the political power of the newly born nation, facilitating physical, symbolic, cultural and historic channels of producing meaning. However, the successive intervention and involvement… Expand
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