A cultural comparative analysis of two villages in Storm Valley, Rize, Turkey

Cimsit F., Edgu E., Unlu A.

17th Conference of the International-Association-for-People-Environment-Studies, A-Coruna, Spain, 01 January 2002, pp.231-242 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: A-Coruna
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.231-242
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


This paper aims to explore the relationship between concepts such as culture, ecology, life style, built environment, and resource utilization. The research area of the paper concentrates on the context of two villages located in Storm Valley of the Black Sea region of northern Turkey. Due to cultural differences, the villages reflect distinctive physical and social choices along with different utilization of the available natural resources.