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Sinan The Architect :: The Sinan Pasha Mosque, Besiktas

In this mosque, Sinan re-evaluates the hexagonal plan of the Uc serefeli Mosque, managing to improve on its model. However, the triangular ceiling sections which appear between the central and the lateral areas spoil the unity of space.


Above text and pictures are from the book titled "Turkish Art and Architecture in Anatolia and Mimar Sinan".

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