"The citadel of Ankara": Aspects of visual documentation and analysis regarding material use

Sülüner, Hasan Sinan
This thesis examines the history, written sources and physical aspects of the citadel at Ankara with respect to building materials, masonry styles, design and topography. The distribution of different types of building materials in selected areas are analyzed and documented by using modern methods.


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Citation Formats
H. S. Sülüner, ““The citadel of Ankara”: Aspects of visual documentation and analysis regarding material use,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2005.