Determination of the strategies for the urban rehabilitation in the Romani settlement (Canakkale City, Turkey)


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BAŞARAN UYSAL A. , Okumuş G., SAKARYA İ.

European Network for Housing Research, Toulouse, France, 5 - 08 July 2011, pp.1-10

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Toulouse
  • Country: France
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-10

Abstract

Fevzipasa District is one of the central and first historical settlements of Canakkale in which Romani people live. The research area which is called as Fevzipasa District was also approved as “a special project area” with the conservation plans made in 1996. Generally, the district has disordered housing pattern and two or three storey buildings. The quality of life and housing standards are so inadequate and unemployment and poverty has increased. This research aims to determine the problems of the district and consists of the analytical works about the area to be the basis of the future physical and social rehabilitation of the district. First of all, up to date and trusty information about the housing area is required. The participation of the people from the district is accepted as a basis of the study. Moreover, in the end of this collective work, it is aimed to come up with some suggestions and solutions for the rehabilitation and the development of the district.