EXAMINATION OF THE DINING ROOM IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ATATURK MUSEUM MANSION IN TERMS OF INTERIOR AND FURNITURE
The Turkish Online Journal of Design Art and Communication
Ataturk Museum Pavilion formerly known as "Çankaya Mansion" is a building that has witnessed many important events of the history of the Republic of Turkey, and is one of the most important buildings that were put into service for Atatürk. This study covers the Dining Room which was added to the ground floor of the mansion after the renovation carried out between 1923-1924. This study is about the examination and scientific evaluation of the dining room in terms of interior and furniture. The
... nd furniture. The dining room is a meeting place rather than a place used for dining in Ataturk's era. In this place, along with Atatürk, well-known and important personalities of that period came together. Many precious conversations affecting the history of the Republic of Turkey has hosted. As a result of the work carried out in the dining room, it was determined that the room was decorated in a mix of Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo style and in an original style. The furniture is carved in the same original style. Also, some of the examined furniture were found to be compatible with the numerical measurement values of today's furniture in terms of ergonomic and anthropometric criterias. As a result of the study, many new data obtained about the mansion have been added to the literature about the mansion.