STIGMERGIC-SCAPES: AFTER THE REMOVAL OF BODRUM TERMINAL
OCCUPYING THE VACANT: AN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SILK PRODUCTION
Occupying the Vacant: An Infrastructure for Silk Production
As Bodrum is considered as a terminal city, it discharges and refills itself. This feature leads to an understanding of the city as seasonal. Depending on the population related to the seasons and the second house ownership or summer house habits change Bodrum’s production-based activities into consumption. Noticing the quite huge numbers of vacant items, it is attempted to make estimations according to the numbers of second houses, hotels, boats etc. To transform the volatile ground with vacant into a productive urban fabric, every vacant seasonal unit is transformed into a trajectory for production and in this process , green infrastructure and production-based activities area interpenetrated. On the terminal area, the occupancy process is considered as a silk production proposed so that the huge amount of collected beds and curtain shadows are transformed into silkworm beds and they are part of the assembly line with a close relation the historical background of Bodrum.