Şekip Şadiye Yaşar, Muhammed Said Fidan, Mehmet Yaşar
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Gumushane province has important features in terms of the diversity of traditional architecture located between Eastern Black Sea and Eastern Anatolia region. Gumushane which includes the ruins of the oldest Bronze Age period, has been an important cultural center in history owing to its location on the silk road. The formation of architectural features of Gumushane mansion has been formed by rich in history, cultural diversity, geographical circumstances and climatic conditions. Part of these structures which should be an example to future generations as a cultural heritage are disappearing due to indifference and neglect while some of them are recovered with restoration projects. With this study it is aimed to ensure the integration of contemporary living and to pass on to future generations by examining general characteristics of Gumushane’ s mansion.

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