Cultural Heritage On The Road: The Caravanserais Of Turkey

October 16, 2014

Cultural Heritage On The Road: The Caravanserais Of Turkey, international workshop, held by the AGU School of Architecture begins on October 18, Saturday on the concept of promoting a new dialogue and creating an inspiring framework among scholars, students and professionals working on caravanserais concerning issues related to research, preservation and reuse.

Program 

DAY 1
18 OCTOBER 2014, Saturday: Techniques and Methods
08.45 – 09.00  Opening Session – Welcome Speech: Burak Asiliskender, AGU School of Architecture
09.00 – 09.45 Evin Caner (Pamukkale University), “Stone Deterioration Problems in Historical Structures”
09.45 – 10.30 Cristina Tonghini (Ca’ Foscari University), “The stratigraphic analysis for the study of architecture: methods and applications”
10.30 – 11.00  COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45 Frank Chopin & Olivier Bouet, “3D Modeling of heritage: methods and tools”
12.00 – 13.00  LUNCH
13.00 – 16.00  Studio: Introduction and Orientation, Nilüfer Baturayoğlu Yöney, Ahmet Erdem Tozoğlu

Day 2
19 OCTOBER 2014, Sunday: Seljuk Caravanserais
09.00 – 09.45 Ayşıl Yavuz (METU), “Reading the Seljuk caravanserais”
09.45 – 10.30  Mustafa Önge (Çankaya U), “Conservation Problems of Anatolian Seljuk Caravanserais: The Case of Zazadin Han”
10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45 Manar Hammad (Architect & Archaeologist), “The architectural syntax of caravanserais and bimaristan: between spatial distribution and constructive techniques”
12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH
13.00 – 13.45  Robin Wimmel Technical University of Berlin), “Ottoman caravanserais. Ottoman caravanserais. 350 years of construction, questions of conservation”
14.00 – 18.00 Trip to caravanserais Cırgalan Han (Seljuk period, 13th century; Workshop subject) guide: Mehmet Livtopuz, surveying architect, Karatay Han (Seljuk period, 1240; restored.), Sultan Han, Tuzhisar (Seljuk period, 13th century; restored)

Day 3
20 OCTOBER 2014, Monday: Seljuk and Ottoman Caravanserais
09.00 – 09.45  Maria Bruna Pisciotta et al. (Politecnico di Bari), “The design of Anatolian territory: caravan routes and caravanserais”
09.45 – 10 .30 Mathilde Pinon (Indipendent Researcher), “Remarks on some Ottoman caravanserais along the Pilgrimage Road”
10.30 – 11.30  COFFEE BREAK
11.30 – 12.15  Scott Redford (SOAS), “Towards a Social History of Seljuk Caravanserais & Routes” (via Skype)
12.30 – 13.30  LUNCH
13.30 – 14.15  Mehmet Tütüncü (Research Center for Turkish and Arabic World), “The current status of the Ottoman forts and Khans on the Hajj route (Saudi Arabia)”
14.30 – 15.30  Studio
15.30 – 16.00  COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 18.00  Studio

Day 4
21 OCTOBER 2014, Tuesday
09.30 – 10.30  André Del (EVCAU), Cinzia Tavernari (AGU), “The use of GIS for Cultural Heritage: case studies”
10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45  Laurence Gillot (University Paris VII), “The caravanserai as ‘shared and multicultural’ heritage: stakes, processes and prospects of a ‘new’ world heritage category”
12.00 – 13.00  LUNCH
13.00 – 15.30  Studio   – Simultaneous Workshop Oliver Bouet & Frank Chopin
15.30 – 16.00  COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 18.00  Studio   – Simultaneous Workshop Oliver Bouet & Frank Chopin

Day 5
22 OCTOBER 2014 Wednesday
09.00 – 10 .30 Studio
10.30 – 11.00  COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45  Studio
12.00 – 13.00  LUNCH
13.00 – 15.30  Studio
15.30 – 16.00  COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 18.00  Exhibition preparation
18.00 – 19.00  CONCLUSION: Studio presentation & Cocktail

Studio Tutors
Burak Asiliskender (AGU), Nilüfer Baturayoğlu Yöney (AGU), Benjamino Polimeni (AGU), Asutan Sarp Yalçın (AGU), Ross T. Smith (AGU), Onur Toprak (ERU), Ahmet Erdem Tozoğlu (AGU)

Organizing Committee
Burak Asiliskender, Nilüfer Baturayoğlu Yöney, Zeynep Hüseyin, Özlem Kevseroğlu, Elbruz Kılıç, Asutan Sarp Yalçın, Cinzia Tavernari, Ahmet Erdem Tozoğlu, Nur Urfalıoğlu

Asisstants
Ebru Çerçi Özaşır, Esen Güvener, Esra Kut

AGÜ Sümer Campus

mimarlik@agu.edu.tr
architecture@agu.edu.tr

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