IDENTIFYING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HISTORIC PLACE IN SKOPJE'S OLD BAZAAR
スコピエ・オールドバザールにおける歴史的場所の意義

Aleksandra KRSTIKJ, Hisako KOURA
2013 Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ)  
Today the location and layout of public facilities and road network in the Bazaar, developed by the Ottoman urban strategy, have been losing their authentic purpose due to the modern development that ignored the Ottoman concept. The aim of this paper is to identify the original significance of places and recognize their meaning in the present urban structure of the Bazaar by analyzing the Ottoman concept in the layout and function of main public facilities and primary roads. The location
more » ... The location significance was evaluated from three aspects: I) Main Center that represent the origin of the Ottoman city, II) Bazaar components or facilities that form the Bazaar's urban structure and III) periphery point of urbanization that give meaning to the Bazaar's location in the city's structure. The evaluation of location significance can serve as a base for rescuing the authentic Ottoman concept and managing future favorable development in the conservation of Skopje's Bazaar.
doi:10.3130/aija.78.829 fatcat:visshjquvjhp3hgcnjul7bt6j4