Clay bricks and roofing tiles are some of the most common and preferred materials for the construction of housing. They do not contain any substances harmful to health, boast good insulation properties and a natural appearance . According to the estimates, clay bricks were used for the first time in Anatolia by the Lydians in the 4th century BC. After that, brickmaking was continued by the Byzantines, the Seljuks and then up into the Ottoman Empire. Bricks and roofing tiles were first standardized in the Ottoman era .
2 Brick and roofing tile plants in Turkey
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