Author Nur Urfalıoğlu
Editor Kayhan Dörtlük – Tarkan Kahya – Remziye Boyraz Seyhan – Tuba Ertekin
Material Type Book
Year 2010, Antalya
ISBN No 9786054018123
Dimensions 210×300 m.
Page 133 pages
Series Suna – İnan Kıraç Akdeniz Medeniyetleri Araştırma Enstitüsü Monografi Dizisi: 7


Numerous studies and publications on the Ottoman-Turkish houses, which have conveyed the Turkish cultural and social life to the present, thus transferring it to the future generations, have increased greatly in categories of the origins of the Anatolian house tradition, urban morphologies and typologies. However, works on the houses of western Mediterranean region encompassing Antalya, Isparta and Burdur have not been as extensive as they should have been, remaining at the planimetric level only, never looking at the façade decoration with its arrangements and the plan’s reflection on it, which is an indicative characteristic for many periods. This study, intended to be a starting point, makes a comprehensive comparison between the western Mediterranean houses and examples from the vast geography, where the Ottoman-Turkish houses are found, with regards to layout, structure, façade and decoration in order to determine its place within the Ottoman-Turkish house tradition, identify regional layout and façade types; results are also presented in tables and drawings in details. This book bears importance for it documents the Turkish house architecture with regards to plan-façade-decoration…