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Reconciling computer and hand: The case of author identity in design presentations
As computers were newly emerging in the field of architectural design, it was claimed that the impact of computers would change the way architects design and present. However, within the course of computer use in design, ...
Figures of wo/man in contemporary architectural discourse
Looking at/in/from the Maison de Verre
(Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2005)
The iconic Maison de Verre, attributed to Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet (Paris, 1928-1932), has traditionally been analyzed in terms of its eponymous glass-block walls, its industrial aesthetic, its climate-control ...
Decalcomania, mapping and mimesis
(University of Nebraska Press, 2005)
A System model for pin-pointing the historical buildings with respect to multiple typologies
(Österreichischer Kunst- und Kulturverlag, 2005)
This paper discusses the problem of locating buildings of architectural heritage with respect to different typologies. The cross referencing process of such a task can often be tedious and difficult. Within this framework, ...
The rise of the shopping mall in Turkey: the use and appeal of a mall in Ankara
The shopping mall as the site of contemporary consumption has long been attracting the attention of various researchers analyzing socio-spatial dynamics in different cultures. It is the focus of this study of recent ...
Generating design activities through sketches in multi-agent systems
This study describes a multi-agent system that acts as a mediator between the designer and the information environment. The system enables designers to locate and retrieve information from distributed resources. There are ...
The (in)secure position of the design jury towards computer generated presentations
The tendency towards computer aid in design presentations differs in academia than in the practicing field; practice seems to welcome computer aid in presentation, whereas in academia there seems to be a dilemma. In this ...
The effect of moisture content on sound absorption of expanded perlite plates
Expanded perlite is a porous, lightweight, fire resistant and moisture retaining material with sound and thermal insulation properties. In this research, acoustical behaviour of plates made of expanded perlite was studied ...
The changing roles of female labour in economic prosperity and decline: the case of Istanbul clothing industry
In this chapter, we use our research on female labor in Istanbul’s clothing industry to examine the effects of industrial boom and bust cycles on women’s lives.1 First, we trace how women gained entry into new globally ...