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Prominent Buildings In Formation Of Eskisehir Modern City Center In 1945-1960 Period

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  • Guler Koca
  • Rana Karasozen


    (Anadolu University
    Anadolu University)

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    Modernism that occurred with the results of Industrial Revolution and Enlightenment caused new formations and changes especially in cities. The new city centres which developed around the traditional city centres caused the cities gain their modern character with the buildings which had new functions and architectural approaches. The period called “Populist Modernity†between the years of 1945 and 1960 is a period important with its political, economic and socio-cultural developments for Turkey. Reflections of these developments on formation of modern city centre and architectural case in Eskisehir has been examined through the examples selected. The buildings selected has been analysed in context of their architectural characteristics and approaches, relations with the city with their characteristics differ from the others.

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    Article provided by Anadolu University in its journal Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 191-211

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    Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:10:y:2010:i:3:p:191-211
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