Istanbul is turning into an uninhabitable economic ‘rant’ bell jar with an understanding of urban design that does not go further than highway, residence and shopping mall constructions. For the city dweller whose life is reduced to a consumption race, Istanbul is turning into a block with no exit.

Taksim Shopping Mall by Aybüke Samast, Turkey, is a remix video produced by MODE Istanbul in 2013 for Gezi Lab organized as part of the Lab MODE program: modeistanbul.org/labmode/gezilab.

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Social struggles: Urban changes

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How cities are changed, what is lost and gained. Top down, bottom up.
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