A research on design principles in historic built landscapes case study: Odunpazari, Eskişehir

Kıvılcım, Figen
In this thesis, the problem of the principles of new designs in historic built landscapes is discussed. In approaching the problem, a theoretical framework is developed and the general principles regarding new buildings in historic settings are derived from the theoretical context. Subsequently, the proposed principles is tried to be adapted to the case of Odunpazarı historic urban fabric. Finally, a Youth Center for a specific Project Area in Odunpazarı is proposed, and the integration of the proposal to the context is evaluated. The foremost aim of the thesis is proposing general principles concerning good architecture that continues and contributes to the spirit of place, and adapting them for a specific design problem in a specific place in order to evaluate the efficiency of the principles proposed.


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Citation Formats
F. Kıvılcım, “A research on design principles in historic built landscapes case study: Odunpazari, Eskişehir,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2008.