IJSSH 2015 Vol.5(6): 557-560 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2015.V5.517

Historical, Physical, and Social Development of Odunpazarı

Fatma Kolsal and Güler Koca
Abstract—Odunpazarı is one of the central districts of Eskisehir which is identified with the city. The popularity that the area has is not only owing to the tourism flourished by the concept of “Odunpazarı Houses” which became a trademark by the renovation and restoration projects realized within the district, but also the significant place it always has through the historical development of Eskisehir and the continuity of the historical pattern that accomplished to survive. The purpose of this study is to scrutinize how Odunpazarı has physically and socially been affected during the change of Eskisehir in time, in which way the patterns have developed by the effects of this change and the results of the urban planning regarding the district.

Index Terms—Conservation, eskişehir, historical settlement, odunpazari.

Kolsal Fatma is with the School of Natural and Applied Sciences of Anadolu University, Master of Building Science, Eskisehir, Turkey (e-mail: fatma.kolsal@gmail.com).
Koca Guler is with the Anadolu University, Faculty of Design & Architecture, Department of Architecture, Eskisehir, Turkey (e-mail: gkoca@anadolu.edu.tr).

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Cite: Fatma Kolsal and Güler Koca, " Historical, Physical, and Social Development of Odunpazarı," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 557-560, 2015.

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