Mardin, Turkey

The city of mardin where used yellow chalk stone as a building material, this famous houses are decorated with various motifs. Ecxept doors and windows all the part of houses are made of this stone which is mining a large number from the area.This houses are covered by 4m height walls and this distinguish the buildings from the street so it gives protection against harsh climate. In the garden there are spaces, where was using as a stables in the past, using fro storage spaces in these days. Iwan and porticos, which has and important places in architecture, is made to protect from west sun. The most important feature of this houses is to be made of stones and has a different style of building houses and town.

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