Assessment of changes in world heritage sites: the case of ‘Pergamon and its multi-layered cultural landscape’

Download
2019
Candan, Aslı
This study aims to investigate effects of World Heritage Listing on heritage places and to analyze possible reasons and impacts of change after inscription on a selected heritage place. In the selected case of 'Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape', two consequent surveys were conducted, before and after the inscription containing the same set of information on the physical, functional and socio-economic features of the heritage place. These two data were presented and evaluated in order to understand the changes together with the reasons and impacts of these changes in Bergama. Later, within the context of defined aim, reasons of these changes in global and local context and their impacts on selected heritage place were evaluated and presented. Finally, a brief discussion on the pros and cons of heritage listing and the future of the selected heritage place was made.

Suggestions

An Informed process for new building design in historic settlement: the case of İbrahimpaşa Village, Cappadocia-Turkey
Binoğul, Beril; Özgönül, Nimet; Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Department of Architecture (2019)
Historical settlements are heritage sites which are formed in time, in accordance with the landform, climate, local materials and traditional living styles which all together specify the original characteristics of that area. They should be able to change and develop according to the needs, while they also maintain the continuity of their original characteristics. In this concept, new buildings in historical settlements is a conservation problem and solutions should be provided to maintain the values of the...
An innovative methodology and structural analysis for relocation of historical masonry monuments : a case study in Hasankeyf
Şener, İpek Neşe; Ünay, Ali İhsan; Department of Architecture (2004)
Historical monuments are the most invaluable reflections of our architectural heritage and cultural identity, both of which have significant roles to create a strong link between the past and the present. They should be conserved in their own settings with their original characteristics or with as minimum changes as possible. However, natural or man-made hazards cause a serious risk for the survival of historical monuments. While some of them require to be strengthened only, some should be relocated to a ne...
The Role of cultural heritage in international politics: an analysis of the negative heritage sites in UNESCO world heritage
Tomaz, Gamze Zehra; Çıtak Aytürk, Zana Ayşe; Department of International Relations (2020)
This thesis analyses the role of cultural heritage in international politics by focusing on UNESCO and its management of negative heritage sites. The thesis first examines the historical development of the cultural heritage management system. Then, UNESCO and its management system are introduced by looking into World Heritage List and components of the system. Lastly, negative heritage sites in UNESCO World Heritage List are evaluated. By focusing on conflictual nature of the cultural heritage, it is propos...
A Proposal for an administrative structure for cultural heritage management in Turkey
Bozkurt, Ela; Serin, Ufuk; Department of Architecture (2017)
It is generally accepted that cultural heritage, a valuable, limited and non-renewable resource, is today subject to many pressures, including tourism. Globalization, rapid urbanization and the consequent development pressures, the demands and pace of modern society have all created an overwhelming appetite for new housing, which compete for the shrinking areas of urban land available, all combine to constitute an environmental threat to cultural heritage. To respond adequately to these threats, it has beco...
A Proposed model for understanding the impacts of climate change on tangible cultural heritage
Başkan, Emine Gizem; Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira; Department of Building Science in Architecture (2016)
The increasing influence of climate change on tangible cultural heritage in the 21st century has been recently recognized as one of the main threats to cultural heritage. Therefore, studies dwelling on the anticipated impacts of changes in the climate parameters are relatively new. This study covers the current debate on the anticipated impacts of climate change on tangible heritage. It presents a forecast on how climate change may affect physical, chemical and biological deterioration mechanisms and which ...
Citation Formats
A. Candan, “Assessment of changes in world heritage sites: the case of ‘Pergamon and its multi-layered cultural landscape’,” Thesis (M.Arch.) -- Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences. Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Architecture., Middle East Technical University, 2019.