WIT Press


Visualisation And Evaluation Of Structural Characteristics And Problems Of A Classical Ottoman Bath

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR030381

Volume

66

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

757.54 kb

Author(s)

Ö. Çizer & M.H. Turan

Abstract

Visualisation and evaluation of structural characteristics and problems of a Classical Ottoman bath 0. Cizer & M. H. Turan Department of Architectural Restoration Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkiye Abstract Visual documentation has been accepted as an important phase of archtectural heritage conservation. Visualisation of structural characteristics and their problems, however, has gained importance in the last decade. In this study, structural characteristics are used to comprehend the characteristics of construction techniques and materials of building components. Structural failures such as loss of a structural element and cracks, and material deterioration such as loss of material and deposit are the main problems observed. Visualisation of structural characteristics and their related problems has been the basis of the methodology in this study. It is also considered important to underline the necessity of the design of a special visualisation technique peculiar to the characteristics

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