Sustainability in the historical towns can be realized to obtain the physical and socio-cultural conservation and
additionally city aesthetics. While the urban planning and design effects on the physical health of human, the city
aesthetic effects on the human’s mental health. The aesthetic in urban areas generally is defined the beauty and
the reflections of the beauty on the emotions of human. In addition to these, it’s also changeable according to the
characteristics of the users.
In the context of this research, it has been aimed to investigate Bartın City that is a member of Union of
Historical Towns according to the city aesthetics, to increase the efficiency of municipality, to improve the
quality of life the city has. The pedestrian area on the center of Bartın has been selected as a case area. The study
has been carried out six steps as follows: to search literature, to apply questionnaires, to analyze area, to
interview with related actors, data analysis and evaluation, conclusion and recommendations. In the study, the
conclusions related to the study have been shown; the recommendations about the increasing life qualities in
Bartın are developed. In this scope, “the Unit of City Aesthetic” in historical towns in the organization of
municipality has been recommended.
|Yayımlanma Tarihi||1 Haziran 2008|
|Yayımlandığı Sayı||Yıl 2008 Cilt: 10 Sayı: 14|
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