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    • Collaborating with elderly end-users in the design process 

      Demirbilek, O.; Demirkan, Halime (Springer, London, 2000)
      The fact that end-users can participate and contribute to the design process, was pointed out in previous studies on user participation to the design process conducted by Cavanagh (1996), Ciccantelli and Magidson (1993), ...
    • Color ambiance in interiors 

      Olguntürk, Nilgün; Demirkan, Halime (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012)
      Ambiance is the character and atmosphere of a place that is of great importance to interior designers both to express themselves and to create emotionally fulfi lling spaces. Color and lighting are powerful design tools ...
    • Ergonomics and universal design in interior architecture education 

      Olguntürk, Nilgün; Demirkan, Halime (METU, 2009)
      The focus of this article is on the application of Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) principles on design process. Designers begin acquiring HFE principles and data during their university education. Universal Design ...
    • Experiences with moodle as a communication tool for design teamwork: a users’ perspective 

      Taşlı-Pektaş, Şule; Demirkan, Halime (Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi Mimarlık Fakültesi, 2011)
    • Exploring staircases as architectural cues in virtual vertical navigation 

      Memikoğlu, İ.; Demirkan, Halime (Elsevier, 2020)
      Architectural design requires experiencing the spatial organization of a building, discovering architectural cues and maintaining spatial orientation during navigation. Architects configure architectural cues in the initial ...
    • Frameworks for decision-making in design for the aging 

      Demirkan, Halime (Wiley, 2015)
      This chapter focuses on how designers solve problems in the conceptual design phase; a phase in which information-processing and decision-making are very intensive as a consequence of generating and evaluating alternative ...
    • Housing conditions and activities of the middle-income Turkish household 

      Demirkan, Halime; Kutlusoy, Sibel (Ural and Associates, 1998)
      The aim of this research is to study kitchen related space and storage requirements of residential units considering women's activity and practice patterns; and define current problems related to the kitchen of social ...
    • The influence of virtual reality on design process creativity in basic design studios 

      Obeid, Samah; Demirkan, Halime (Taylor&Francis, 2020)
      With the recent advancements in digital technologies, the design studios are transformed to virtual environments that offer both to design students and instructors a broader perspective in understanding the design process. ...
    • Setting the key issues and a prioritization strategy for designing sustainable interior environments 

      Demirkan, Halime; Afacan, Yasemin (Middle East Technical University, 2018)
      Designers should operate an effective strategy to increase the possibility of creating sustainable built environments. This paper aims to evolve a framework that is composed of the sustainable interior environment issues ...
    • Strategic decision support for urban service design 

      Öz, Necmiye Yaprak; Demirkan, Halime (Open House International Association, 2019)
      The aim of the study is to propose an ontology-based approach that provides a framework as a strategy decision tool for urban service design. The research methodology includes two phases to acquire the knowledge needed for ...