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Restoration Proposals For The Examples Of Vernacular Architecture Along South Western Coasts Of Anatolia And Similarities With Some Of The Islands Of Dodecanese

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR950041

Volume

16

Pages

7

Published

1995

Size

671 kb

Author(s)

Z. Ozcan

Abstract

Restoration proposals for the examples of vernacular architecture along south western coasts of Anatolia and similarities with some of the islands of Dodecanese Z. Ozcan Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Bilkent University, 06533, Ankara, Turkey The south western coasts of Anatolia and the Aegean islands closest to Turkey, are endowed with a traditional architecture which presents similarities in many aspects. These buildings carry the imprints of the rich cultural heritage of both the Greek and Turkish communities, which have developed ties of close cultural interaction despite religious differences. The existing examples of this vernacular architecture have been registered as cultural properties, but hardly preserved, since researches dealing with the problem are not complete. The lack of data creates problems, for which this article aims to propose brief solutions, in town and building scale. 1 Introduction The vernacular architecture which

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