Topography and climate have an important place among the elements shaping traditional housing texture. The traditional texture of Mardin is one of the rare examples with its settlement in both street-façade and sloping topography. Aim: The aim of the study is to analyze the design parameters of traditional street fabric in Mardin has historical and cultural heritage and to continue the design approach in façade arrangement works by revealing the relationship between traditional street fabric and façade. Method: Within the scope of this study observation, photographing, interviews with institutions and literature review were made. The relation between façade of house and street was revealed by evaluating the plans, maps and analyzes of the traditional fabric of Mardin obtained from local governments. Also photographs taken in the area were used for the evaluation of residential layout, properties of door and window at façade see the street, residential and street fabric. In this evaluation, topography, climate and cultural parameters were focused. Findings: In this study, the connection of traditional Mardin houses and their location to the street is discussed.Topography, climate and cultural parameters have a significant impact on the formation of traditional Mardin's street and residential fabric. Old Mardin houses and settlement structure, street and facade characteristics are shaped within the framework of these parameters. Result: In the framework of the holistic understanding, the necessity of conservation of the traditional residential fabric of Mardin is revealed. In order to prevent the deterioration of these areas, which are data banks in the formation of sustainable street textures, recommendations were made for the survival and protection of these areas.
Keywords: Mardin, Urban Fabric, Traditional Street, Historic Façade Conservation