Recent Submissions

  • The role of schemas in understanding places 

    İmamoğlu, C. (METU, 2009-12)
  • Experiencing the real-scale: mock-up of a set design project 

    İmamoğlu, C.; Şenyapılı, B.; Demirbaş, Ö. O. (METU, 2009-01)
    This paper (1) claims that in spite of the unique opportunities introduced to design learning by the emergence of virtual models, the benefits of learning through building in real-scale cannot be totally disregarded. Within ...
  • Leisure in the Turkish context: a preliminary account 

    Erkip, F. (Routledge, 2009)
    The literature on leisure has been dominated by Western examples until recently. Some recent accounts of non-Western cases provide a different and richer context for understanding leisure. This study is an attempt to reveal ...
  • Learning styles of design students and the relationship of academic performance and gender in design education 

    Demirbas, O .O.; Demirkan, H. (Elsevier, 2007-06)
    The study focuses on design education using Experiential Learning Theory (ELT) and explores the effects of learning styles and gender on the performance scores of freshman design students in three successive academic years. ...
  • A framework for web-based education systems supporting interdisciplinary design education 

    Karakaya, A. F.; T. Pektaş, S. (METU, 2007-01)
    Web-based educational systems are promising applications to enhance design education. Although the advantages of such systems have been discussed in the literature extensively, few studies in the field have used them ...
  • Interior design in architectural education 

    Gurel, M. O.; Potthoff, J. K. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2006-05)
    The domain of interiors constitutes a point of tension between practicing architects and interior designers. Design of interior spaces is a significant part of architectural profession. Yet, to what extent does architectural ...
  • Integrating ‘outer space design’ into design curriculum 

    Wilsing, M.; Akpinar‐Wilsing, N. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2004-02)
    The imagination of human beings and the exploration of novel ideas have always contributed to developments in science. These developments lead us to re‐examine the existing structures in our environment and society so that ...
  • The status of graphical presentation in interior/architectural design education 

    Gurel, M. O.; Basa, I. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2004-05)
    This article argues that interior/architectural design education favours a dominance of final presentation over the design process in the studio environment, particularly in the evaluation of a project. It suggests that ...
  • Wayfinding in an unfamiliar environment: different spatial settings of two polyclinics 

    Baskaya, A.; Wilson, C.; Ozcan, Y. Z. (SAGE, 2004-11)
    The purpose of this article is to explore spatial orientation and wayfinding behavior of newcomers in an unfamiliar environment and to emphasize the importance of landmarks and spatial differentiation in the acquisition ...
  • Speaking (of) architecture 

    Nalbantoğlu, G. B.; Altınyıldız, N. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2002-05)
    To stimulate seeing, thinking and ‘speaking’ architecture in ways other than conventional practice dictates, we devised two projects for second year interior architecture students. We identified prior architectural constructs, ...
  • Project(ion)s 

    Nalbantoğlu, G. B. (The MIT Press, 2000-04)
  • A framework for the design studio in web‐based education 

    Sagun, A.; Demirkan, H.; Goktepe, M. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2001-10)
    Design education should integrate design concepts and skills with practical and theoretical knowledge through collaborative learning. Computer‐mediated communication systems used in web‐based education systems are quite ...
  • At the threshold of architecture 

    Altınyıldız, N.; Nalbantoğlu, G. B. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2001-05)
    In structuring the programme of our interior design studio, we questioned two assumptions that are central to the discourse of modern architecture: the site being empty of its unique traits, images, stories; and the user ...
  • Fantasies of domesti(city) 

    Nalbantoğlu, G. B. (Springer, 2000-06)
  • Toward postcolonial openings: rereading Sir Banister Fletcher's history of architecture 

    Baydar Nalbantoğlu, Gülsüm (The MIT Press, 1998-04)
  • Ergonomic wet spaces: design factors in bathrooms designed for all 

    Afacan, Y. (Institute of India, 2012-06)
    Design decisions are directly related to efficient functioning of residential environments and equally responding these environments to diverse user demands. The most challenging decisions of architects and designers ...
  • Resident satisfaction for sustainable urban regeneration 

    Afacan, Y. (ICE Publishing, 2015-04)
    In Turkey, there has been increasing construction activity since 2002, and the urban environment is being altered through a range of construction activities. Both the public and private sectors have contributed directly ...
  • Older workers and a sustainable office environment 

    Afacan, Y. (Routledge, 2015-04-28)
    Compared to 20 years ago, there are growing numbers of older office workers globally. Despite the growing importance of ‘inclusive design’ and a ‘sustainable’ research agenda, there is little knowledge of what the ageing ...
  • Design in interior architecture/design and “the real life” 

    Özdamar, M. (Texas A & M - Commerce, 2016)
    The Interior Architecture/Design is a process of dreaming and thinking. It is one of the most heart warming, and on the other hand, most uplifting of professions; “we have lots of things in our minds”, and having them ...
  • Faces/Places 

    Altay, B. (Loughborough University, 2016)
    This project was carried out by the author in the summer of 2001 in New York. It comprises episodes that entail the sketch of a specific place, two sketches of the city traveller at that location who volunteered to be ...

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