Emre Arolat at IUS

The famous Turkish architect Emre Arolat gave a lecture ''Against, but in the Stream'' at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) on Friday, December 12, 2014. Honorable invited guest at the lecture was Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Bosnia and Herzegovina, HE Cihad Erginay. In his welcoming remarks IUS Rector, Prof. Dr. Yücel Oğurlu welcomed the distinguished guests, especially the esteemed guest lecturer, and stressed that his visit to IUS is a great opportunity for students to learn and listen from experience of this renowned expert. 

HE Cihad Erginay welcomed the audience as well and pointed out that he looks forward to the lecture of eminent experts from Turkey in BiH, and believes Emre Arolat is one of them. During the lecture, Arolat explained the impact of globalization on humans and construction in general, by showing Ankara as an example. ''The statesmen during their period of ruling have always build objects to show their power. Later these objects become recognizable symbols of these cities. I would like to emphasize that every city has except its architectural style, its lifestyle as city as well. Harmony between the two is necessary and it can only be achieved with adequate construction'' - said Arolat.