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Domestic arrangements: The Maid's Room in the Ataköy apartment blocks, Istanbul, Turkey
(Taylor & Francis Inc., 2012)
The first phase of Istanbul's Ataköy Housing Development, an icon of architectural modernism in Turkey, inflects modernist architectural forms with local domestic traditions. This study examines the maid's room, a sphere ...
“Good fences make good neighbors”: territorial dividers ıncrease user satisfaction and efficiency in library study spaces
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016)
We were consulted to respond to complaints from library users regarding the lack of workspace in a university library hall during busy periods. A behavior mapping study and a survey involving 78 students suggested that the ...
Integrating green building approaches to interior architecture education: a cross-cultural study
(Open House International Association, 2015-09)
The success of the efforts for green building depends largely on integrating such approaches with building design education. However, most of the existing studies on green building have focused on the technical issues, ...
Designing and consuming the modern in Turkey
The materiality of interior space reveals a celebration of some ideas, values, beliefs, visions, and even ideologies, while suppressing others. Its reading provides an intriguing social history and serves as a tool through ...
Elevator design process
(MIT Press, 2012)
The modern home, western fashion and feminine identities in mid-twentieth century Turkey
(Berg Publishers, 2011)
Jørn Utzon’s synthesis of Chinese and Japanese architecture in the design for Bagsværd Church
(Cambridge University Press, 2018)
In his essay of 1983, ‘Towards a Critical Regionalism’, Kenneth Frampton referred to the Bagsværd Church as a primary exemplar, briefly citing the architect's representation of ‘the Chinese pagoda roof’ in this project, ...
A mobile dialogue of an immobile saint: St. Symeon the younger, divine liturgy, and the architectural setting
The pilgrimage site of St. Symeon the Younger at the Wondrous Mountain, near Antioch, is founded around the column of the saint that followed the ascetic model of his namesake, the “protostylite” St. Symeon the Elder. ...
Assessment of acoustical indicators in multi-domed historic structures by non-exponential energy decay analysis
The key concern of this study is to discuss the reliable acoustical metrics for analyzing particular sound fields within monumental multi-domed sacred spaces with an emphasis on multiple sound energy decay formation. The ...
Humanizing modern architecture: the role of das Japanische Wohnhaus in Alvar aalto′s design for his own house and studio in Riihitie
(Architectural Institute of Japan, 2017)
The role of traditional Japanese houses and gardens in Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's (1898-1976) career is often mentioned but without an in-depth study. This article analyzes and compares Aalto's design for his own ...