Mine Tanac Zeren- faculty of Architecture, Dokuz Eylül University İzmir, Turkey

Abstract. Archaeological studies are considered as a principal source of knowledge of prehistoric, ancient, and extinct cultures. The unearthed evidence as architectural artefacts are very important resources of the history and cultural and architectural heritage values.  Archaeological areas are cultural heritage sites, which have ruins that can be easily damaged by destructive and corrosive effects. Therefore it is hard to protect this cultural heritage sites from effects stemming from nature and human.

In archaeological sites, both preservation and exhibition of the findings are very important items that are taken into consideration in today’s preservation manner.

This Paper aims to put forward the main principles of the applications on Archaeological Sites in terms of preservation and exhibition.

And mainly will concern on;

  • Main Intervention principles related on site planning;
  • Methods for raising the attraction of the archaeological sites, methods for making sites visible from outside.
  • Planning principles of walking routes of the site, the entry points and related items.
  • Main Intervention principles related on archaeological findings;
  • Conservation methods of the archaeological remains,
  • Archaeological Restoration methods of archaeological findings both for preservation and exhibition criteria.
  • Design criteria of protection roofs.
  • Design criteria of walking platforms

Keywords: Archaeological Restoration, Archaeological Heritage, Anastylosis, Protection Roofs/Shelters