Socio-Cultural and Physical Transformation of Edirne Citadel Traditional Settlement


1st International Urban Planning-Architecture-Design Congress (UPAD2014), Kocaeli, Türkiye, 8 - 11 Mayıs 2014, ss.59-69 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Kocaeli
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.59-69


The processes of change observed in many fields today such as urbanization, urban transformation and globalization which all are caused by socio-cultural, technological, economic and politic factors have great influence on people, relationships, living environments, houses and cities. Existing as a loop these dynamics interact with each other and structure the new parts of the city as well as transform the old / traditional settlements. It is seen that traditional lifestyle and buildings have changed and/or decreased in terms of functional incompetence and dilapidation in accordance with these transformations and changing requirements of the century. It is possible to state that the traditional housing areas, as an important component for cultural sustainability and worthy of historical heritage have transformed accordingly in terms of socio-cultural and physical ways with their users.