2023 | NIT - Urban Heritage Lab Proposals for the Revalorization of the Valens Aqueduct in Istanbul ISBN 13: 978-605-72590-2-8
Can appreciation for urban water heritage and awareness of the present-day water crisis be connected in mutually beneficial ways? What are the contributions that heritage specialists, historians, archaeologists, conservation architects, urban planners, designers and policy makers can make towards developing integrated solutions?
In the autumn of 2022, the Netherlands Institute in Turkey (NIT) offered a graduate-level course program entitled "NIT Urban Heritage Lab: Water Heritage for Sustainable Cities". It explored innovative ways to develop informed strategies to promote urban sustainability in times of climate crisis through the use of tangible and intangible water heritage. This book presents proposals that were developed by four interdisciplinary and international teams as part of the course.
Verhoeven, Mariëtte, Gerritsen, Fokke, Arslan, Aysel, Cecchetti, Alvise, & Özçakır, Özgün. (2023). Water Heritage for Sustainable Cities. Proposals for the Revalorization of the Valens Aqueduct in Istanbul. Istanbul: Netherlands Institute in Turkey.
Table of Contents
Preface: Linking Water Heritage and Water Crisis
Water Heritage for Sustainable Cities: An Overview
Özgün Özçakır, Fokke Gerritsen, Aysel Arslan
Water for the City: Istanbul's Water Infrastructure in History
Gamifying Istanbul's Forgotten Water Heritage
Assessing Contemporary Perception and Appreciation of the Valens Aqueduct
Aysel Arslan, Hatice Ayataç, Eda Ünlü Yücesoy, Yonca Atabay
Reconceiving the Source of Life of the City Through Intervention - Intersection - Interaction - Integration
Zeynep Akgül, Nihan Bulut, Öykü Çömez, Eser Epözdemir, İdil Ece Şener
Pursuing Water Through a Historical and Permeable Ecological Corridor: An Open-Air Museum Concept
Alvise Cecchetti, Beste Nur İskender, Gamze Özmertyurt, Merve Okkalı Alsavada, Müge Yaylacık
The Valens Aqueduct as an Urban Living Lab: Integrating Networks, Enhancing Interfaces, and Revealing the Identity
Cem Almurat, Gökhan Okumuş, Itminan Tasneea, Özge Özeke Eski, Sıla Akman Aşık
Field of Flowing Memory: Bringing Water Back to the City
Dilara Ayşegül Kökten, Gökçen Özalp, Sunay Paşaoğlu, Imke Seising, Tuğçe Sözer
Reflections on Project Proposals
A Creative Workshop for the Sustainability of Historical Urban Water Infrastructure Heritage
Learning from Istanbul's Water Heritage: The case for site-sensitive nature and heritage-based interventions