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  • Learning by Doing in Architectural Education: From Urban Design to Architectural Design, Yenikapi-Inebey Case Study 

    Erkan Yazıcı, Yasemin; Töre, Evrim (Turkish Education Assoc, Kızılırmak Caddesi No 8, Kocatepe, Ankara 00000, Turkey, 2014-10)
    This paper reports a 2 semester study conducted with 74 undergraduate students of Architecture at the Istanbul Kultur University to investigate the extent of architectural design students' use of urban design ...
  • Investigating the applied participatory architecture based on independent Turkish architecture organisations 

    Terlemez, Ali Kemal (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    The starting point of the study has relates to the identity of "'participant'' which is commonly use in Turkey. The design processes and the participation which are different concepts from each other. The study focused on ...
  • Design of space with body interaction 

    Adıgüzel Özbek, Derya (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    Humans as beings with body touch, connect with and interact with the world through their bodies. Relationship between humans and the world is defined via their body and the bodies are shaped in accordance with this ...
  • Creativity focused design studies in interior architecture project studio 

    Adıgüzel Özbek, Derya; Usta, Gülay (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    The idea that creativity is a learnable phenomenon and can be improved through education is common today. Based on this fact, it should be regarded as important to create environments and approaches in and through which ...
  • Creating innovative spaces by using design criteria based on biomimicry 

    Karabetça, Aliye Rahşan (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    Nature has developed strategies to solve all the challenges she had been facing during millions of years of evolutionary process. These strategies are able to provide solutions to many problems (unsustainable energy ...
  • Clock towers as the focus of city square: The changing scale of nusretiye clock tower 

    Gelmez, Elif; Altıntaş, Meriç (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    Tophane, with its historical and cultural heritage, is acknowledged to be one of the most significant districts of Istanbul. Formerly known for its gardens, the district has acquired a different identity after the Ottoman ...
  • Semiological analysis of residence advertisements in the case of Istanbul's transformation: Architectural examples of post-2000 

    Güzelci, Handan (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    Commencing by showing its impacts in the 20th century, the concept of globalization represents an event experienced all over the World in the 21st century through political, economic, sociocultural power of nations and ...
  • Urban design as a means of participation: The medellin miracle 

    Töre, Evrim; Çağlayan, Öznur (Istanbul Kultur Univ, Atakoy Campus, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, 34156, Turkey, 2018-01)
    Participation in the decision-making process is discussed in developed countries as well as in developing countries. In discussions of for whom and how participation can be achieved, attention is drawn to the importance ...
  • Transformation of the urban pattern in Istanbul: from multi-storey dwellings to gated communities 

    Eren, Tuğçe; Dostoğlu, Neslihan (Yıldız Technical Univ, Fac Architecture, Merkez Yerlesim, Besiktas, İstanbul, 34349, Turkey, 2017)
    The rapid and unrestrained transformation of traditional housing patterns, generally based on the experience and cultural background of the inhabitants, as a result of different requirements and new building techniques, ...
  • Comparison in terms of delays in the construction contracts used in Turkey 

    Özkaptan Alptekin, Gamze (Croatian Soc Civil Engineers-Hsgi, Berislaviceva 6, Zagreb, 00000, Croatia, 2017)
    Developing countries offer a market opportunity for construction industry. Turkish construction market is one of the attractive ones, after Russia in the Middle East, because of quantitative and qualitative needs with ...
  • Rebuilding of Beyoglu-Istiklal Street: a comparative analysis of urban transformation through sections along the street 2004-2014 

    Tekin, İlke; Akgün Gültekin, Asiye (Middle East Technical Univ, Middle East Technical Univ, Fac Architecture, Inonu Bulvarı, Ankara, 06531, Turkey, 2017)
    The history of marketing urban spaces through showcasing them like commodities has started after the Second World War. The strategists, behind these window displays, are actors possessing political and economic capital. ...
  • Leadership Styles in Architectural Design Offices in Turkey 

    Kasapoğlu, Esin (Asce-Amer Soc Civil Engineers, 1801 Alexander Bell Dr, Reston, Va 20191-4400 Usa, 2014-02)
    The quality of a project depends on the performance of the design team; design faults can be prevented by effective team management. In this context, effective leadership is needed to enable effective team management. The ...
  • Color-emotion associations, designing color schemes for urban environment-architectural settings 

    Manav, Banu (Wiley, 111 River St, Hoboken 07030-5774, NJ USA, 2017-10)
    Color in urban design has become an important issue, each city may present different colors which help to define and describe its architectural features. In the study, color in urban design with architectural setting is ...
  • Measuring place identity in public open spaces 

    Polat, Sibel; Dostoğlu, Neslihan (Proceedings of The Institution of Civil Engineers-Urban Design and Planning, 2017-10)
    There is a growing body of evidence that indicates that for creating civic consciousness and sustaining urban identity and memory people need civic interaction and social reconciliation, which are promoted by public open ...
  • Reconnoitring computational potentials of the vault-like forms: Thinking aloud on muqarnas tectonics 

    Alaçam, Sema; Güzelci, Orkan Zeynel; Gürer, Ethem; Bacınoğlu, Saadet Zeynep (Sage Publications Ltd, 1 Olivers Yard, 55 City Road, London EC1Y 1Sp, England, 2017-12)
    This study sheds light on a holistic understanding of muqarnas with its historical, philosophical and conceptual backgrounds on one hand and formal, structural and algorithmic principles on the other hand. The vault-like ...
  • Discussing quality of life in urban transformation of Doganbey, Bursa 

    Gür, Miray; Dostoğlu, Neslihan (Yıldız Technical Univ, Fac Architecture, Merkez Yerlesim, Besiktas, İstanbul, 34349, Turkey, 2016)
    Urban transformation has been a considerable topical in recent epoch concerning planning policies set out at a centralized level in Turkey, and has also become a much-debated subject by the authorities and academics in ...
  • An example of BIM integrated into architectural curriculum 

    Türkyılmaz, Emrah (Yıldız Technical Univ, Fac Architecture, Merkez Yerlesim, Besiktas, İstanbul, 34349, Turkey, 2016)
    The subject of the present paper is a course called "Building Information Modeling," compulsory in an undergraduate architecture program of an Istanbul university. The aim of the course is to describe how basic BIM knowledge ...
  • A method to analyze the living spaces of wheelchair users using IFC 

    Türkyılmaz, Emrah (Elsevier Science Bv, Sara Burgerhartstraat 25, Po Box 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016)
    Full physical adequacy for individuals is a temporary condition. Everyone has some limitations on the part of his life. Disabled people have some special needs. However, design for disabled are still made generic. The ...
  • A debate on the top-down approach to architectural interventions in conflicted historic cities: Jerusalem's Museum of tolerance 

    Başarır, Hacer; Yara, Sahifi; Önal Hoşkara, Şebnem (Locke Science Publ Co Inc, 117 West Harrison Bldg Suite 640-L221, Chicago, Il 60605 USA, 2016)
    The focus of this paper is the extravagant architectural works designed and built in conflicted historic cities, where continuity with the physical environment and social and political realities is critical. The paper will ...
  • Copying urban identity and pasting it on residential architecture: 'themes' for gated settlements in Istanbul 

    Garip, Saniye Banu; Garip, Ervin (Yıldız Technical Univ, Fac Architecture, Merkez Yerlesim, Besiktas, İstanbul, 34349, Turkey, 2015)
    The aim of the present study was to discuss an emerging trend in Istanbul housing - a trend of essentially copying urban identity and pasting it on housing- in an effort to test the reaction of potential users to these ...

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