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    • Furniture systems for the automated office 

      Farivarsadri, Guita Aviral (Bilkent University, 1992)
      Furniture systems are widely used in offices which utilise computers and related equipments. However, these systems are not always efficient and do not satisfy the needs of the organizations and the users. The aim of ...
    • Color in interior spaces 

      Demirörs, Müge Bozbeyli (Bilkent University, 1992)
      Color can be approached from different perspectives and disciplines such as, biology, theory, technology, and psychology. This thesis discusses color, from the stand point of interior spaces, which to some extent involves ...
    • Design considerations of the internal shell of automated offices in banks 

      Genceli, Mahmut Celalettin (Bilkent University, 1992)
      The technical requirements of bank offices to handle automation are examined within the scope of the study. Starting with the general historical background of offices, open office plan is chosen as the domain. Office ...
    • The kitchen activities and needs of the middle-income Turkish household 

      Güvenç, Sibel Kutlusoy (Bilkent University, 1992)
      In this research, the kitchen activities and needs of the urban middle-income Turkish household have been examined, in order to improve space and storage facilities in the kitchens of social housing units. A field survey ...
    • Italian furniture design after 1945 

      Aksoy, Sedef (Bilkent University, 1992)
      The aim of this study is to investigate the Italian furniture design from different aspects which has showed an incremental development and has gained an international success after the Second World War. Political, ...
    • Interior lay-outs of housing: a proposal for the design of built-in furniture in the form of patterns 

      Genç, Zeynep Sabuncuoğlu (Bilkent University, 1992)
      Today, a considerable number of studies are being carried out in the field of housing design. Among those, however, the number of studies pertaining to the inner organizations of housing designs do not seem to ...
    • User interfaces for computer-aided architectural design 

      Kulaksız, Aygün (Bilkent University, 1993)
      The rapidly developing technology of the twentieth century has transformed the general use of computers into a specific, convenient, and necessary tool for professionals. As in each profession, they are also used by ...
    • Evaluation of interior shopping mall design within the context of urban public realm 

      Parlar, Z Merve (Bilkent University, 1993)
      This work puts forth a different point of view for the evaluation of the design of interior shopping malls. In this approach, public interior spaces are defined and analyzed as a component of the urban public realm. The ...
    • Culture-space relationship: Japanese traditional residential interiors 

      Erdemir, Elif (Bilkent University, 1993)
      The aim of the present study is to put forth the relationship between culture and space, through the examples from Japanese culture and Japanese traditional residential interior spaces. Therefore, at the first attempt ...
    • Postmodernism as an interior space design approach 

      Güven, Yılmaz Burak (Bilkent University, 1993)
      This thesis discusses the postmodern condition in postindustrialist societies and its impact on architecture and interior design. The sociological and philosophical conditions that prepare and form the postmodern, ...
    • Proposal for improving computer aid to interior architectural design 

      Şenyapılı, Burcu (Bilkent University, 1993)
      In this work, several proposals are put forth in order to render computer-aid to interior architecture more efficient and easy-to-use. Considering the role of computer in architecture as a design assistant, the factors ...
    • Design of a modular playground equipment system for physically (motor) disabled children 

      Sağdıç, Yaprak Savut (Bilkent University, 1993)
      The elements of a medium for gathering the able and disable bodied children are examined within the scope of this study. Starting from the importance of play for children, the characteristics and the properties of the ...
    • Connotations of furniture from Art Nouveau Scotland to contemporary Turkey: Mackintosh's Ladderback Chair 

      Güray, Esra (Bilkent University, 1994)
      The aim of this study is to provide insight to the concept of furniture, and its everchanging connotations, as a prominent category of design. In this respect. Mackintosh’s Ladderback chair, being renowned as a classic ...
    • Perception and evaluation of spaciousness in interior spaces 

      Demirörs, Çiğdem (Bilkent University, 1994)
      Man and Built-Environment studies have incre^ased rapidly in recent years, leading to a better understanding and eKamini^tion of the effects of different architectural variables on the assessment of interior spaces. The ...
    • Noise problem in primary schools in Ankara 

      Ozupek, Aysegul (Bilkent University, 1994)
      In this study, the problem of noise in primary schools is examined, by indicating the negative effects of this problem on the physiological, psychological, and social well-being of human beings, and on the effectiveness ...
    • Stage lighting and its influence on architectural lighting 

      Ozatilgan, Husnu Aydin (Bilkent University, 1994)
      In this work, fundamentals of stage lighting are analyzed along with their historical and technological background. It is stated that there is an influence of stage lighting on architectural lighting. Consequently it is ...
    • Passive sound control in symphony concert hall design 

      Şahin, Ebru (Bilkent University, 1995)
      In this study, passive sound control in symphony concert hall was studied. Necessary criteria for concert halls were described and design of the enclosure for music is examined. An experimental study was done so as to make ...
    • Lighting of open plan (automated) offices 

      Öner, İlkin (Bilkent University, 1995)
      Lighting in Open Plan (Automated) offices is an important factor for the workers performance and productivity. Generally, physiological and psychological requirements of the office lighting are being neglected while designing ...
    • Re-functioning monumental buildings 

      Furtun, H. Pınar (Bilkent University, 1995)
      This thesis is a study on re-functioning monumental buildings. It is supported by a case study, which is a project of re-functioning a church called "Kavakli kilise" into a conference center. The early chapters analyze the ...
    • Reflections on environmental control: luminous and sonic environments inside the design studio 

      Önen, Ömer (Bilkent University, 1995)
      In this thesis, two environmental control parameters -lighting and acoustics - are studied. Since one of architecture's primary concerns is to provide human beings with comfort, emphasis is put on the approach that design ...