Uşakizade Rıfat Efendi mansion, located in the central district of Kütahya province, is one of the examples of civil architecture that preserves its unique features and embodies the plan, construction system and building elements of traditional Kütahya houses. Gözüm Seyh Sultan “tekke”, located in the same courtyard with the mansion, is similar to traditional buildings in the region with its architectural features and construction techniques. The documentation of these buildings, which was studied for the master’s thesis by the writers in 2020, carries utmost importance due to deterioration in the structures. Within the scope of this article, visual and vectoral documentation studies, analysis of deteriorations, corruptions and restitution are summarized, interventions for restoration and new function proposal are presented.
Civil architecture, Mansion, “tekke”(lodge), Documentation, Restoration, Kütahya