Conserving and managing modern campus heritage: ”alley” as the spine of METU campus, Ankara /

Akman, Sıla
University Campuses are significant cultural heritage places with their generated social and physical environment. The way for the conserving the university campuses, which intrinsically need continuous changing and enlargement, only is conservation and management plan defining and directing the change and development of the campus. Middle East Technical University (METU) Campus is a representative of our modern heritage and one of the first Republican Period university campuses in Turkey. METU Campus as a cultural heritage site needs to be conserved because it is very important cultural landscape area with its educational, social and cultural values, the place of social memory, well qualified natural and built-up environment and its archaeological areas, not only for Ankara but also for Turkey. The main subject of the thesis is conservation of the METU Campus, under the concept of the conservation of the modern campus heritage. "Alley" shaping social and physical environment is the spine of the METU Campus; therefore, this study focuses on "Alley" of the campus as the first step in the conservation of the METU Campus. The aim of the thesis is conservation and management proposal for the "Alley" as the spine of the campus constructed according to Altuğ and Behruz Çinici's master plan.


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Citation Formats
S. Akman, “Conserving and managing modern campus heritage: ”alley” as the spine of METU campus, Ankara /,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2016.