Understanding and assessing the republican heritage of Tire /

Bakım, Ebru
The thesis aims to understand and assess the values of an urban site which was created after the foundation of Republic. Tire, Izmir, is chosen as a case study for the study. The thesis aims to understand the different periods and the architectural heritage of these periods changing within the Republican Period. The different periods starting from the foundation of the Republic are analyzed and read through the Cumhuriyet Square and its surrounding area. The value assessment for the site is aimed to make a contribution in developing further conservation decisions. The public buildings surrounding the Cumhuriyet Square and the residential area are analyzed and the values of the area in urban and building scale are identified with respect to this heritage presenting the social and economic changes of their periods. Furthermore, problems in the legal legislation related to the conservation and preservation of the Republican heritage is discussed as a problematic as well as the reasons for the neglect in conservation.


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Citation Formats
E. Bakım, “Understanding and assessing the republican heritage of Tire /,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2017.