WIT Press


A Peculiar Type Of Structure; Granaries From Iberia And Anatolia

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990391

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,109 kb

Author(s)

Ziihal Ozcan

Abstract

Same physical and climatic conditions result in similar structures when similar functions are considered. Various building types were formed in order to answer the needs of their users with the technology and scientific knowledge of the day. They evolved slowly and are handed down to generations as a tradition. The architecture created traditionally also carries the characteristic of special regions and reveals the identity of that zone and their inhabitants. Types of vernacular architecture change from one country to the other. Structures like fountains, coffee-houses, storages etc. may not be accepted as cultural properties to be conserved everywhere, but, it is the whole of such buildings that make up the built-environment, and in

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