Investigation of Architecture and Structural Deterioration Factors of Historical Kutahya Houses

Ahmet Gökdemir, Can Demirel, Çağlar Kurt


Kutahya is a city of civilization which has hosted many civilizations. It has made a name for being the center of many civilizations and an important point of passage in history for an eight thousand-year period. The way of transferring to the future the cultural heritage of Kutahya, which carries the noticeable marks of the beginning period of the Turkish Republic, to the is to maintain the architectural tissue and to scrutinize the current situation in order to give reference to the future. In this study, the characteristics of the Historical Houses of Kutahya, the materials used and the structural causes of deterioration have been investigated. Also, the relationship of this system with other social areas has been observed.

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