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    • Bathroom as a modern space 

      Gürel, M. Ö. (Routledge, 2008-07)
      Mundane objects and their everyday practices contain clues to the prevalent ideas and ideals of a society at a certain time; thus holding the power to decipher collective ideologies, contemporary beliefs, social norms and ...
    • Beyond lack and excess: other architectures/other landscapes 

      Nalbantoglu, G. B. (Taylor & Francis, 2000)
      Familiar binary categories of architecture such as Western/regional, high style/vernacular and modern/primitive are crucial in guarding its disciplinary boundaries. In the first part of my article, by analyzing a number ...
    • The blended design studio: an appraisal of new delivery modes in design education 

      Taşlı-Pektaş, Şule (Elsevier, 2012-05)
      The design studio is widely accepted as the core of curriculum because it aims to include many curricular topics within a projectbased approach. Despite the importance of the studio in design education, it was observed ...
    • The canon and the void: gender, race, and architectural history texts 

      Gürel, M. Ö.; Anthony, K. H. (Taylor & Francis, 2006)
      Architectural history books play a significant role in conveying the culture, norms, and values of the architectural discipline to newcomers. In recent years, numerous publications have spotlighted the importance of women ...
    • 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), ...
    • Collaborative digital environments to enhance the creativity of designers 

      Karakaya, A. F.; Demirkan H. (Elsevier, 2015-01)
      This study explores the interaction of the essential components of creativity and collaboration in a digital environment in the design process. The framework is based on Amabile’s componential theory of creativity, which ...
    • 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 ...
    • Color and visual complexity in abstract images 

      Kocaoğlu, R.; Olguntürk, N. (Wiley, 2018)
      One of the more important aspects of vision is color perception, which involves aesthetic and psychological responses. The aim of this study is to understand the association between color and visual complexity in abstract ...
    • Color contrast 

      Swirnoff, L.; Olguntürk, Nilgün; Olsson, G. (Springer, New York, 2016)
    • Color scheme 

      Olguntürk, Nilgün (Springer, New York, 2016)
    • Colour and design: from natural patterns to monochrome compositions 

      Olguntürk, N.; Demirkan, H. (Elsevier, 2011-03)
      There is no doubt that nature provides endless inspiration to the world of design. In order to explore the role of colour in design, forty-two people were asked to first choose a pattern from nature, then to abstract this ...
    • Colour contribution to children's wayfinding in school environments 

      Helvacioglu, E.; Olgunturk, N. (Elsevier, 2011)
      The purpose of this study was to explore the contribution of colour to children's wayfinding ability in school environments and to examine the differences between colours in terms of their remembrance and usability in route ...
    • Colour naming 

      Ekici, E. Ş.; Yener, C.; Camgöz, N. (Elsevier, 2006)
      An experimental study exploring colour ranges corresponding to different colour names has been conducted. Available colour terms in Turkish language have been identified and the most frequently known or used colour terms ...
    • Community and neighborhood relations in Ankara: an urban-suburban contrast 

      Erkip, F. (Elsevier, 2010-04)
      This paper focuses on community and neighbourhood relations of two high-income districts in Ankara. A suburban and a more traditional urban community are contrasted via a field survey that focuses on attitudes toward certain ...
    • The conceptual basis of building ethics 

      Pultar, Mustafa (Routledge, 2000)
      The nature of building(s) and people’s attitudes towards them are determined by two types of factors: and among the latter, ethical predicates are probably the environmental cultural. most influential; not only because ...
    • Consumption of modern furniture as a strategy of distinction in Turkey 

      Gürel, M. Ö. (Oxford University Press, 2009-03)
      This study scrutinizes consumption of modern design as a strategy of distinction in Turkey. Conceptualizing taste as an acquired and dynamic medium through which inhabitants build and sustain social relationships, the ...
    • A context-specific interface model for architectural design in the virtual environment 

      Senyapili, B.; Özgüç, B. (Taylor & Francis, 1998-09)
      There is an ongoing debate on the success of architectural software in meeting the designers' wishes and in being familiar to the way designers design. One dominant belief is that as architectural software introduces a ...
    • Contribution to the study of Vietnamese row house 

      Prvanov, S. (Matica Srpska, 2017-05)
      This article presents a critical reflection on the present and future sustainable housing construction in Vietnam at the beginning of XXI century. The work is the result of international research, creative achievements of ...
    • Courtyards in ancient Anatolia: A discussion of the architectural features of open spaces from the Neolithic age to the end of the Bronze age 

      Aydin Ö.; Gasco G.; Çetintürk, N. (Gazi University Eti Mahallesi, 2014)
      This study applies a method that evaluates the use of an architectural element in a specific place and time by referring to a discussion begun by other scholars. In accordance with the definition and classification advanced ...
    • Creativity in learning environments: the case of two sixth grade art-rooms 

      Hasirci, D.; Demirkan, H. (John Wiley & Sons, 2003-03)
      The four elements of creativity - the person, process, product, and environment - that come together for the purpose of clearly and completely defining creativity, form the structure of the research. Two sixth grade art-rooms ...