Discussions on integration of rural and archaeological landscapes in Ildır/ Erythrai /

Topaloğlu, Süreyya
Throughout the history, cultural periods accumulate by tracing each other, evolving of the settlements continue in the same way and generate rich overlapping layers. Cohabitation of rural and archaeological landscapes is a kind of these conflicts. However, a holistic approach is a must for such a conflict not to cause a cultural layer to take precedence of the other. To provide this integration, it is essential to find a middle ground for all users of a site, data gathering by the stakeholders and ensure collaboration for participatory processes. In this respect, Ildır village is a site where a rural and an archaeological landscape are intersecting and creating a cultural landscape. The village maintains rural identity however affected by touristical developments in its context, as well. This study aims to bring a proposal by considering the wholeness of all values and provide the subsistence of these values conformably.  


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Citation Formats
S. Topaloğlu, “Discussions on integration of rural and archaeological landscapes in Ildır/ Erythrai /,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2017.