Social Values and Norms in Architecture of Turkish House

Erdoğan N., Müştak S., Kaplan S.

NEW ARCH-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE, vol.3, pp.1-7, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


It is known that the formation of dwellings and architectural forms are affected by a wide spectrum of factors and the characteristics of dwellings are not only determined by physical influences and factors but also shaped by the results of all socio-cultural factors of the society. The design of the house is influenced by both cultural values and choices. Houses reflect rules, norms and social relationships. The same way, houses replete with symbolic meanings.