Istanbul Historic Peninsula Conservation Study
This is the winner of a Medal
The aim of this study is to formulate general planning determinants and to propose conservation strategies that enhance the socio economic role of urban heritage in selected areas of Istanbul, whilst simultaneously preserving its historical, aesthetic and functional values.
The study includes an overview of the approach towards the conservation of cultural heritage assets in Turkey, as well as three case studies detailing conservation proposals for selected areas. It includes a details analysis of the physical fabric related to transport, land use and building use, condition of the infrastructure, story height, construction materials, land ownership, building occupancy and listed buildings. All case studies are complemented by conservation and planning decisions and by an implementation and financial management framework.
“For the comprehensive documentation of unique cultural assets and an integrated approach to urban conservation and historic revitalisation.”