Experience of Post-Modern Historicist Architecture in Turkey


World Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering-Architecture-Urban Planning Symposium (WMCAUS), Prague, Czech Republic, 13 - 17 June 2016, vol.161, pp.1763-1767 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 161
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.773
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.1763-1767
  • Keywords: historicism, post-modern historicism, contemporary Turkish architecture
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Post-Modernarchitecture and its historicism started to be practiced in Turkey since early 1980s. Post-Modern historicist practises of Turkey have specific features different from the Western examples with addition of its own historicist experiences of pre-modern and modern periods. Designing in historical or non-historical environments, direct and indirect uses of historical elements, historical references of the building elements, different uses of post-modern historicism in different types of buildings and meaning of Post Modern historicist architecture in Turkey is examined in this study by means of examples. (C) 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.