Gallipoli New Memorial Sites

Year:2017
Location:Gelibolu, Canakkale
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Client:Gallipoli Historical Site Administration

Gallipoli Historical Peninsula memorial sites design aims to generate economic, original and high-quality architectural work developing functional,  innovative and contemporary approaches to today’s memorial spaces; By preserving the natural and cultural elements of Gallipoli, it aims to enable visitors to experience this battle geography via feelings, rituals, encounters, and remembrance. A total of fifteen sites was designed.  Each site proposes unique experiences based on its geographical potential, landscape characteristics, and war memory. A historic war battlefield is transferred to a calm and peaceful site to welcome people from Turkey and all over the world, hence promoting the idea that no war should be a reason for hostility.

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