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Citation Formats
E. Pehlivan, “Construction techniques of traditional Sivrihisar houses,” Thesis (M.Arch.) -- Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences. Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Architecture., Middle East Technical University, 2020.