A Historical Center in the Aspects of Identity/Culture/Space: Santa Ruins in the Context of Sustainability Cover Image

Kimlik/Kültür/Mekân Üçgeninde Bir Tarihi Merkez: Sürdürülebilirlik Bağlamında Santa Harabeleri
A Historical Center in the Aspects of Identity/Culture/Space: Santa Ruins in the Context of Sustainability

Author(s): Murat TUTKUN
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Archaeology, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi - Karadeniz Araştırmaları Enstitüsü
Keywords: Santa Ruins; Rural Settlements; Conservation; Identity; Culture; Space;

Summary/Abstract: In the historic environments located in rural areas, the difficulty of transportation and physical services causes the active use of these fields be difficult, and over time, these areas are faced with the danger of extinction. In this sense, “Santa Ruins” that is one of the important locations especially in terms of its historical importance, many architectural heritages that it contains and the mountain tourism is an important figure which faces extinction. Santa Ruins is considered as one of the areas to be protected when it’s examined in terms of its history, religious and cultural background, the character of rural settlement, its location at the intersection of important historic routes, the architectural / cultural heritages that it contains, having archaeological value, and the natural value of the region, etc. In the studies done specific to Piştoflu District, the necessary measurements of the buildings in the neighbourhood and the measurement drawings that belong to the buildings were obtained using photogrammetric and conventional methods after the historical researches, photography studies and obtaining the overall work plan. The considerations were done in the context of identity, culture and space by analysing the structural data, building material data, information about its conservation status, living conditions and the data related to in-service spaces and non-advanced spaces of the buildings that are located on this area.

  • Issue Year: 1/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 1-34
  • Page Count: 34
  • Language: Turkish