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Title: Evaluation of alterations in Ottoman hans in tire for their restitution
Authors: İpekoğlu, Başak
Çulcu, Sevinç
Keywords: Ottoman Hans
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Izmir Institute of Technology
Abstract: In Turkish commercial buildings architecture, han buildings that were constructed between 13th and 19th century, are historical evidences that reveals commercial, social, cultural and economical condition of the cities in which they were located. These buildings were generally built in the regions that had commercial potential. As a result of increasing intensity, changes in economic structure etc. they lost their value and started to disappear rapidly. Tire, located in western Anatolia, a region of commercial and agricultural importance, was the center of Aydınoulları in Beylikler Period, and the center of Aydın Province in Ottoman Period. It was an important settlement in terms of politics, science, art and trade especially in the 15th and 16th centuries. In this period, as a result of increasing commercial activities, lots of hans were built. However, among these hans only Çöplüce Han, Kutu Han, Bakır Han, Ali Efe Han and Yeni Han exist today. Since they reflect one of the old Ottoman city.s physical status and also social, cultural and economical status of society, the conservation of these hans gains importance. At the planning period of the conservation study of Tire Hans, it is important to determine their original architectural characteristics. Therefore, the study focused on the investigation of alterations, and preparation of the restitution study which reveals their original state by the data obtained. Such enable one to take more conscious decisions for their preservations. First, the existing hans of Tire and their location were determined and their historical backgrounds were investigated. The present condition of these buildings and their alterations were determined and evaluated. The obtained data was supported with historical research and comparative studies. After that the restitution projects that show the original situation of these hans were prepared. Key Words: City Hans, Tire, Alteration, Restitution, Ottoman Hans
Description: Thesis (Master)--Izmir Institute of Technology, Architectural Restoration, Izmir, 2005
Includes bibliographical references (leaves: 183-185)
Text in English: Abstract: Turkish and English
vi, 185 leaves
Appears in Collections:Master Degree / Yüksek Lisans Tezleri

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