Re-READING OF CULTURAL IMPRESSION THROUGH THE ARCHITECTURE
Architecture differs from other art and professions as it perpetuates daily life and cultures therefore on one hand it reflects these cultures on other hand it is a field which has a power to affect and transform them. Increasing awareness of this interaction is the first objective of the project. Improving sensitivity of citizen towards environment they live will also increase requirement of producing more qualified and better urban areas. Therefore this project aims to improve interest of citizens towards architecture and city they live and creating environments and activities to feed this interest by knowledge.
Re-ACT is a project designed according to this objective. In this context, four activities are planned to be performed within 15 months. These activities include making a model of Ankara city which has a special design as modern city, creating city photograph exhibition, organizing workshops and preparing conferences within country and abroad. Before detailing the planned activities, the importance and prospective benefits of the project will be described in the context of Turkey- Ankara and Turkey’s relation with Europe.