Kapanca Street Restoration
Izmit, Turkey
Restoration of a significant traditional street and the main building façades. Most structures are built of stone, wood, and clay tiles. The aim of the project was to preserve the identity of the area and to render constructions more earthquake-resistant through reinforcement.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Izmit, Turkey
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Events
19th c., restored 1996
Style Periods
1299-1922
Variant Names
Kapanca Street Restoration
Kapanca Sokagi Restorasyonu
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Building Usages
street
open/public space
area conservation
urban design and development
urban upgrading
urban design and development