CHANGING URBAN IDENTITY IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN PORT CITIES FROM THE OTTOMAN PERIOD TO THE NATION-STATE: THE CASE OF MERSIN AND VOLOS


Selvi Unlu T. , Goksu E.

METU JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE, cilt.35, ss.51-88, 2018 (AHCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4305/metu.jfa.2018.1.3
  • Dergi Adı: METU JOURNAL OF THE FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.51-88

Özet

Eastern Mediterranean port cities had been the spaces of change during the nineteenth century, when Ottoman Empire was practicing a modernization process depending on new settling commercial relations to the industrialized core. Economical, social and political changes in this period resulted in the advent of new land use units within urban form. The built environment was subject to changes through interventions of different actors, local and central, in a relational way through their varying needs and expectations.