MEVLANA CULTURE VALLET URBAN TRANSFIRMATION

KARATAY - KONYA

Client

KONYA METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

Total Area

315.000

Scope

URBAN DESIGN

Completion Year

2011

Info

HOUSING TEXTURE UNIQUE TO KONYA WAS REINTERPRETED BY PROTECTING STEET ALLEYS WHICH HAVE A SIGNIFICANT VALUE IN TERMS OF THE MEMORY OF THE CITY. STREET TEXTURE, WHICH CONSISTED OF 2 STOREY RESIDENCES ON CURRENT STREETS WERE REANIMATED. RESIDENCES WERE INTEGRATED WITH HISTORICAL STREET TEXTURE BY MEANS OF A STRUCTURING WITH COURTYARD DESIGN. EFFORTS WERE MADE TO MATERIALIZE THE URBAN TRANSFORMATION PROJECT WITHOUTY REMOVING LOCAL TEXTURE WITH NEW GREEN BANDS-RECREATIONAL AREAS-SOCIAL FACILITIES.