Agca (Maple) Mesjid

Agca Mesjid1

Prota provided seismic evaluation and performance analysis, retrofitting design and construction supervisionof the Historical Mosque

An example of old Turkish architecture in Adana, this small mosque (mesjid) is named for its builder, AğcaBey. Little is known about AğcaBey, who is thought to have been one of the area’s leading Turkmen beys. The mesjid, in the quarter known as UluCamiMahallesifor the Great Mosque located there, was built in 1489 on a rectangular plan using large cut stones and is a small but elegant example of Seljuk stone workmanship.

Prota providedseismicevaluationandperformance analysis, retrofitting designandconstructionsupervisionof theHistoricalMosque. TheworksundertakenbyProta includeddamage assessment, in-situ drawings, seismic performance evaluation, retrofitting solutions, detailed design drawings for retrofits, technical construction supervision.


  • LocationAdana
  • ClientGeneral Directorate of Foundations
  • Term of Contract2000
  • ArchitectFatma Eren