To break away from the modernist templates that have dominated the architectural landscape over the past half-century, Turkish architects have begun to take inspiration from diverse sources: installation art, Donald Judd and arboriculture, to name a few. These developments have coincided with the recent increase in the number of foreign architects working in partnership with local firms. Aside from which, the industry in general has spurred a serious appreciation for the country's magnificent Ottoman heritage and a movement of mourning following last century's indiscriminate destruction of many important buildings. The result here in Turkey is a rapidly evolving architectural scene - not a given, but a happy consequence of the country experiencing the highest economic growth of any nation in the G20, China included, in the first quarter of 2011