Determination of architectural and structural properties of Ottoman Baths and a related example: Davutpaşa Bath


Koçak A. , Zengin B., Bulgur M., Toydemir B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE, cilt.9, ss.128-135, 2016 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.128-135

Özet

Bath has an important place in Turkish history from past to present as well as other countries and regions. Each

country or region has different architectural properties and functions in construction of bath. In Ottoman society bath

has another important role in social life as a meeting and recreation point for the people due to its closed structure.

In this regard, bath is not built for just taking a shower, it also was built for social life and entertainment. In this

study, the historical Ottoman baths were discussed and Davutpaşa Bath taken as an example.