Dokuzyol village is a settlement 17 km away from Gaziantep Oğuzeli district, within the Barak Plain boundaries. The old name of this village is Uruş; it is also known as Ezo Gelin's village because it is the birthplace of the legendary Ezo Gelin in folklore. There are traditional abode buildings in the village, but some have been abandoned, and village people have started to prefer reinforced concrete structures. Rural architecture is an embodiment of cultural heritage; therefore, preserving and transferring it to future generations is an essential cultural continuity element. The main reason for choosing this village is that there are examples of traditional abode architecture. To maintain the Barak Culture, an abode cultural center named Ezo Gelin was built in 2018. Cultural center seldom is used and haven't served its main purpose. The aim of this research is develop a renovation for Ezo Gelin Barak Culture Center, which was built with great investment but not used and to draw attention the abode building in the village. In this research adobe buildings of Dokuzyol village were documented with traditional method and function suggestions for the protection of buildings have been developed within scope of the Interior Architecture education survey course. It has been suggested that some of the unused abode buildings in the village to serve for the new function of Ezo Gelin Barak Culture Center. The proposal developed for Ezo Gelin Barak Cultural Center aims to contribute to rural tourism and cultural heritage.
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Research Article| November 15 2022
Gaziantep Oğuzeli-Dokuzyol village reuse proposal; Example of Ezogelin Barak culture center
Dilşat Deniz Bindal;
AIP Conf. Proc. 2574, 050005 (2022)
Dilşat Deniz Bindal, İrem Köse; Gaziantep Oğuzeli-Dokuzyol village reuse proposal; Example of Ezogelin Barak culture center. AIP Conf. Proc. 15 November 2022; 2574 (1): 050005. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0105289
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