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            Members of Fine Arts, Faculty of design and Architecture, Assoc. Prof. Sevinç Kurt’s, Assoc. Prof. Marko Kiesel’s and Yasemin Mesda’s joint article on Louroujına Inn “Adalya XIX, 2016” was published.

            “The Abandoned Khan of Louroujina, Cyprus: A Case Study of a Vanishing Building Type” is the heading of Adalya Magazine’s 19. Number of published article.

            Vice-dean Assoc.Prof. of Fine Arts, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Sevinç Kurt who indicates that, the edicts stated that the architectural and archaeological documentation of a building complex in Luricina was presented, said that, “In spite of some damage, complex that has been preserved in its original form, gives an opportunity to examine the details of an example that arrives daily from simple typed inns.

            Kurt, who says that two functions are in the building complex, indicates that, they are only available in cities or in very large and important villages, at convenient locations, rural and urban transport, as an important element of the economy, the function of the coffee house which is located in the heart of social village life. Assoc. Prof. Kurt emphasized that he did not contribute to the complete understanding of archival documents and oral history building complex in the research, for this reason he stated that architectural archaeological research was carried out. Sevinç Kurt, who said that several typologues were encountered, typical Anatolian inn, and also she indicated that, there are Near-east housing types including macrinari and dichoro, a vernacular courtyard house complex and a vernacular coffeehouse.

            Kurt indicates that, based on two cadastral maps, the related constructions had been completed by 1967. She clarified, according to the oral tradition of 1882, it is written on the structure of the coffee house G, the inn approached the establishment date. The dean of Sevinç Kurt stated, the size of the adobe material such as the shape of the cut stone door and the size of its tiles of A structure is also in agreement with the post-1878 English colonial period.

            Assoc. Prof. Dr. of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture Faculty, Sevinç Kurt spoke in a wide range of ways, from 1916 to 1967, for the construction date of second phase of A structureand the newer B structure, storage of transport vehicles and animals extinction, and she emphasized, in the function of structure A, leads to a change in the construction of structure B. Kurt said that, “In fact this may indicate a general decline in Cypriot inns in the 20th century.”

Last updated: 09-02-2017