In Mardin traditional building system is masonry. Stone was the most suitable building material for the climate of that area. It is hard to find stone of good quality and to cleanse and protect material from external effects. So, new materials that will visually be coherent with the traditional architecture and new building systems that could provide solutions for sustainable building are being sought.
In Turkey , Yapı Merkezi Prefabrication is the manufacturer of pre-stressed concrete hollow core panels, panelton and concrete masonry units, yapi blok. These materials because of their visual and texture effect, and Fab-Tek building system due to its performance is suitable for new housing project that will be built in Mardin.