Ramparts Conservation
Istanbul, Turkey
Conservation of old city walls which date back to the 4th century. The conservation project encompasses a 250 m section of the 7 km long wall and sought to strengthen and reinforce the wall against further deterioration, as an alternative to reconstruction.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Istanbul, Turkey
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Events
4th c., conservation 1993
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Variant Names
Ramparts Conservation
Istanbul Surlari Koruma Çalismalari
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Building Usages
city walls
military
Keywords
restoration and conservation