Bergama Cultural Center
Project: Bergama Cultural Center
📐Architect: Emre Arolat Architects .
📍Location: Bergama, #İzmir, #Turkey
🌇Type: Cultural Center
⚒Area: 5000 m²
📸Photos: Cemal Emden cemalemden mc_emden
📘 Text description provided by the architects. Today, two different images exist together in Bergama. One of them is the ancient city of Pergamon. The acropolis presents the physical appearance of a city culture built upon a rooted civilization. In contrast, the city of Bergama today, laying below Acropolis, displays a rather rural city texture. The urban texture of a typical small town started yielding itself to apartments. Is there any possibility to consider a relationship between the Acropolis and Bergama? The question waits for the description of a place that will host Bergama’s cultural life without avoiding the memory of the place. The commerce along the Cumhuriyet Avenue continues with the rambling stores that intrude the pedestrian walkways. To sustain the com