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    • An inquiry into the learning-style and knowledge-building preferences of interior architecture students 

      Demirkan, H. (Elsevier, 2016-05)
      This study explores the learning-style and knowledge-building preferences of interior architecture students using Felder-Soloman's Index of Learning Styles. Considering the learning and knowledge-building skills of students ...
    • An insight on designers’ sketching activities in traditional versus digital media 

      Bilda, Z.; Demirkan, H. (Pergamon Press, 2003-01)
      This study aims at gaining an insight on designers' cognitive processes while sketching in digital vs traditional media. Empirical data on design processes have been obtained from protocol analyses of six interior designers ...
    • 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 ...
    • Interaction between design studio and curriculum courses: Bilkent Uiversity case 

      Turkkan, E. E.; Basa, I.; Gurel, M. O. (Open House International Association, 2010)
      A major aim of the design studio is to educate students to be well-equipped designers. To do so, a student should be able to grasp the divergent information of various courses and integrate that knowledge into their design ...
    • An interdisciplinary heuristic evaluation method for universal building design 

      Afacan, Y.; Erbug, C. (Elsevier, 2009)
      This study highlights how heuristic evaluation as a usability evaluation method can feed into Current building design practice to conform to universal design principles. It provides a definition of universal usability that ...
    • 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 ...
    • Introducing sustainability to interior design students through industry collaboration 

      Afacan Y. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to introduce a sustainability course to interior design students and explore how working with industry could address challenges with integrating sustainability education into and ...
    • Introduction 

      Gürel, Meltem Ö. (Routledge, 2016)
      This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book is viewed as a contribution to contemporary studies that expand the confines of modernist production ...
    • Invasion of personal space under the condition of short-term crowding: a case study on an Automatic Teller Machine 

      Kaya, N.; Erkip, F. (Academic Press, 1999-06)
      This study is an investigation of the effects of short-term crowding on the invasion of personal space. The analysis was carried out by means of research designed for automatic teller machine (ATM) users in Ankara. The ...
    • Involving the elderly in the design process 

      Demirbilek (Saritabak), O.; Demirkan, H. (Taylor & Francis, 1998)
      Based on the concept of'aging in place', a prescriptive model is proposed, aiming at the creation of a usable, safe and attractive built environment where the elderly residents are actively involved in the design process ...
    • A knowledge-based space planning system 

      Demirkan, H.; Pultar, M.; Özgüç, B. (Taylor & Francis, 1992)
      Knowledge-based systems are potentially powerful tools for improving the results of automated or interactive design procedures. Expert Space Planner is a prototype of such a system that uses production rules in the spatial ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • A lighting coordinate database for 3D art objects 

      Dikel, E.; Yener, C. (Elsevier, 2007-01)
      Artists making three-dimensional art objects have an idea in their minds about how to illuminate their creations. For museums and galleries to illuminate these objects successfully according to the ideas of the artist, the ...
    • Lighting monuments: reflections on outdoor lighting and environmental appraisal 

      Tural, M.; Yener, C. (Elsevier, 2006-06)
      For more than 10 years, highlighting urban pattern, revealing the artifacts in our surroundings, and providing relationships among the elements of cities, outdoor lighting practice gained more significance. The following ...
    • The lived spatiality of Ankara (1935-1950) through the memories of its citizens 

      Özaloğlu, Serpil (Edizioni Plus-Pisa University Press, 2008)
      As the capital of the young Turkish Republic, founded in 1923, Ankara was one of the few cities among its contemporaries that was constructed with a great deal of planning. It was the symbol of the nation-state and the ...
    • Modelling detailed information flows in building design with the parameter-based design structure matrix 

      Tasli Pektas, S.; Pultar M. (Elsevier, 2006-01)
      The Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry is one of the multidisciplinary domains in which collaboration among related parties is of utmost importance. Despite the intense flow of information between design ...
    • Multisensory inclusive design education: a 3D experience 

      Altay, B. (Routledge, 2017-09-19)
      Inclusive design should be an integral part of the curriculum in the education of environmental design disciplines, incorporating empathic understanding. Among the empathic methods that are employed, ‘build-to-learn’ that ...
    • 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 ...
    • On-line critiques in collaborative design studio 

      Sagun, A.; Demirkan, H. (Springer, 2009-03)
      In this study, the Design Collaboration Model (DCM) was developed to provide a medium for the on-line collaboration of the design courses. The model was based on the situated and reflective practice characteristics of the ...