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Spectral returns of domesticity
This is a study of the link between the house and the city, based on a close reading of three historical statements from Western urban theory by Leone Batisti Alberti, Le Corbusier, and Paul Virilio. Sexualized metaphors ...
A structured analysis of CAAD education
(Open House International Association, 2007-06)
After more than four decades of its beginnings, Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) has already reached a level of maturity in both the education and the profession. There is an ever-growing amount of literature on ...
Assisted living as a new place schema: a comparison with homes and nursing homes
This study examines how the new place type of assisted living is represented in terms of its visual and verbal attributes and in comparison with the well-established schemata of home and nursing homes. Ninety-eight respondents ...
Housing for the aging population
Based on the concept of 'aging in place,' design of houses in the past years are explored. Design features in the built environment become barriers for aging people with functional limitations. Initially, houses were ...
Tenuous boundaries: women, domesticity and nationhood in 1930s Turkey
In the 1930s modern architecture was highly popularised in Turkey mostly through the widespread promotion of the modern house. In the early stages of nation building, the modern house became one of the most potent symbols ...
Architects and the architectural profession in the Turkish context
(Taylor & Francis Inc., 2004)
This article explores the social construction of the architectural profession in the Turkish context from a historical perspective. It investigates architects' views regarding their roles in society and their positions ...
Beyond lack and excess: other architectures/other landscapes
(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 ...
Wall paintings of Necip Özalp house in Gesi (1)
Rehearsal of professional practice: impacts of web-based collaborative learning on the future encounter of different disciplines
This study argues that the shift towards a more multidisciplinary professional life in contemporary design practice requires design curricula to equip students with collaborative skills. The study offers that by the aid ...
Bathroom as a modern space
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 ...