Fabrika-i Hümayun was founded in Bursa to produce silk carpets and fabrics for the Ottoman palaces in the middle of the 19th century. Fabrika-i Humayun did not only ornament palaces, but also it dressed many European diplomats and courtiers.
The main building used as a tobacco warehouse during the Republican period is the only structure, which has survived until today.
Fabrika-i Hümayun was launched in 1852 as a product of the country’s industrialization efforts by the state. Fabrika-i Hümayun, opened within the framework of the development of Turkish industry, is situated by Cilimboz River in Muradiye neighborhood where silk production and weaving dealt with traditionally in Bursa.
Fabrika-i Hümayun, which consists of four different buildings, is a social complex with its almost 4500m² areas, it is a very valuable art of architecture work of the 19th century.
Historical Fabrika-i Hümayun building, restored by keeping the original design and whose space of use was increased to 8.000 m², is now a house of education and art.
Faruk Saraç Vocational School of Design students have been having lessons in this historical place since 2010. Faruk Saraç students make their dreams real in this unique educational institution.
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