INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ARCHITECT ZEKİ SAYAR, EVALUATIONS ON ARCHITECTURE IN THE 1950s

In order to examine the 1950s of Turkey and the world architecture from the perspective of architect Zeki Sayar who is one of the founders of Arkitekt magazine, Sayar's publications in the Arkitekt were reviewed. Among the subjects mentioned in the 1950s is the zoning policy carried out in that period and the current housing problem, the introduction of some architectural projects published in some architectural magazines from abroad, the protection of historical artifacts, information about the school building projects as a necessary architectural program of the period, architectural education and its importance. Two architectural projects carried out by Zeki Sayar in the 1950s are also mentioned in the study, which is "Merbank neighborhood" and "Akev tobacco warehouse and administration building". This study aims to understand various issues related to architecture carried out in Turkey and around the world in the 1950s from the perspective of Zeki Sayar.



Keywords
Zeki Sayar, Republican era architecture, modern architecture, 1950s architecture



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