Architecture

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Prof. Dr.Harun Özer
Prof. Dr. H. Çetin Türkçü
Ast. Prof. Dr. Türköz Kolozali
Ast. Prof. Dr Zihni Turkan
Ast. Prof. Dr Turgay Salihoğlu
Ast. Prof. Dr Enis Faik Arcan
Ast. Prof. Dr Lida E. Vefaei
Dr. Raissa Kolozali
Dr. Ayten Ö. Akçay
Code Course Name Theoretical Practical Credit
ARCH 501 * Research Methods 3 0 3
ARCH 503 Space Analysis 3

3
ARCH 505 Structural Analysis 3 0 3
ARCH 506 Modular Coordination 3 0 3
ARCH 507 Architectural Critics & Identification Of The Criteria 3 0 3
ARCH 508 History Of Styles 3 0 3
ARCH 509 European Architecture 3 0 3
ARCH 510 Mediterranean Architecture 3 0 3
ARCH 511 Tendencies & Styles In Xx. Century Architecture 3 0 3
ARCH 513 Integr.Of The Construction Systems With Funct. Systems 3 0 3
ARCH 516 Environmental Design 3 0 3
ARCH 518 * Architectural Design Methods 3 0 3
ARCH 519 Computer Aided Design And Application I 3 0 3
ARCH 525 Photography In Architecture 3 0 3
ARCH 527 System Analysis 3 0 3
ARCH 528 Ottoman Architecture 3 0 3
ARCH 529 Computer Aides Design And Application Ii 3 0 3
ARCH 530 Construction Research Project 1 3 0 3
ARCH 531 Architectural Design & Practice 3 0 3
ARCH 532 Macro & Micro Scale Programming & Planning Principles 3 0 3
ARCH 535 Construction Research Project Ii 3 0 3
ARCH 536 Traditional Construction Techniques 3 0 3
ARCH 537 Historical Development Of Housing 3 0 3
ARCH 538 Conservation And Restoration Techniques 3 0 3
ARCH 539 Architectural Research And Documentation 3 0 3
ARCH 540 Conservation Concepts 3 0 3
ARCH 542 Contemporary Construction 3 0 3
ARCH 543 Construction And Material 3 0 3
ARCH 544 Construction And Equipment 3 0 3
ARCH 545 Construction & Organization 3 0 3
ARCH 546 * Structural Systems 3 0 3
ARCH 547 Steel Construction 3 0 3
ARCH 548 Industrial Construction Systems 3 0 3
ARCH 549 Constructional Defects 3 0 3
ARCH 554 Prefabrication And Prefabricated Buildings I 3 0 3
ARCH 555 Construction Systems Of Traditional Turkish House 3 0 3
ARCH 556 Evaluation Of Historical Environment 3 0 3
ARCH 557 Vernacular Architecture 3 0 3
ARCH 558 Conservation Project I 3 0 3
ARCH 559 Conservation Project Ii 3 0 3
ARCH 560 Solar Architecture I 3 0 3
ARCH 565 Prefabrication And Prefabricated Buildings Ii 3 0 3
ARCH 566 Effects Of Orientation And Thermal Comfort 3 0 3
ARCH 567 Solar Architecture Ii 3 0 3
ARCH 568 Construction Systems 3 0 3
ARCH 580 Total Quality Management 3 0 3
ARCH 581 User’s Needs 3 0 3
ARCH 582 Architecture And Identity 3 0 3
ARCH 583 Sustainable Architecture I 3 0 3
ARCH 584 Sustainable Architecture Ii 3 0 3
ARCH 585 Product Design
ARCH 586 Architectural Psychology 3 0 3
ARCH 598 * Seminar (Master)
ARCH 599 * Thesis (Master)

* OBLIGATORY COURSES
Note: Graduate students must complete courses of total value 21 credits. (7 courses). For graduation their thesis must be approved.

ARCH 501 : Research Methods
Meaning of scientific research and publications. Thesis, report, seminary workshop, research project, article, book etc.

ARCH 503: Space Analysis
Definition of space concepts. Examples of different spaces. The relation between space and function. Differentiations of requirements and aesthetics during the history.

ARCH 505 : Structural Analysis
Definition of structural. Various structure elements and the relation between them. Improvement and development of structural elements under different circumstances through history.

ARCH 506 : Moduler Coordination
The aim of the course is to emphasize the importance of standardization in building components together with the discipline of “Dimensional Coordination” which is the most important factor in the industrialization of the building process, the course also explains the modular concept and deals with the size and location of components and elements of construction by referring to examples and by providing some modular design practices.

ARCH 507 : Architectural Critics & Identification Of The Criteria
Concepts of architectural criticism. Research of criticism. Demonstration of concepts for art and architectural compositions required for architecture function formation. Studies on mass and facade analyses on built architectural buildings

ARCH 508 : History Of Styles
Explanation of the subject. Historical frame . Period style , regional, personal style and relations between each other. Form in plastic arts. Principal elements and particularities of style formation. Methodology of style critic. From prehistory up to modern time; the chronology of cultural environment.

ARCH 509 : European Architecture
Introduction to western architecture. Reasons of its formation. Developments during history. Influences with Anatolian Turkish Architecture

ARCH 510 : Mediterranean Architecture
Introduction to western architecture. Reasons of its formation. Influences.

ARCH 511 : Tendencies & Styles In XX. Century Architecture
The definition and researches of trends in 20th century-seminaries about subjects.

ARCH 513 : Integration Of Construction Sys. With Functional System
Application of new-airconditioning, heating, electrical and fire extinguisher systems in old buildings. Analysis of coordination and administrational problems and analysis of present problems which will be the base for new administration.

ARCH 516 : Environmental Design
The basic principles and definition of concepts frequency distribution. Exemplifying methods hypothesis test, regration, correlation and trend analyses, indexes, inspection of statistics and comments. Development of linear and unlinear amphine models and analysis. Orthogonal polynoms. Direct research and simplex methods. Industrial and building production.

ARCH 518 : Methods In Architectural Design
Forming the relation among environment-space-structure, in architectural design. Forming the design decisions principles on case studies.

ARCH 519 : Computer Aided Design & Application I
Introduction to architecture up-to-date designing and drawing programs on computer.

ARCH 525 : Photography In Architecture
History and technical aspects of photography color and light, accesories and materials. Developıng and printing in dark room. Indoor and outdoor shoots

ARCH 527 : System Analysis
Temporary system analyzing. Definition and of problem. System cost analyzing. Classification. Settling of questioning data. Choosing of computers system. Controlling and managing of project.

ARCH 528 : Ottoman Architecture
Foundation of Ottoman State. Developing periods and getting smaller periods. Political, economical, cultural dates, art and architectural media. Political relationships with eastern and western countries, art and architectural effects. Architectural periods; early Ottoman, classic, late classic periods. 18th century Tulip period. Western movements in 19th Century and its architectural reflections. National Architecture period. Social structure, art and architecture in early Republic period. Important architect’s buildings.

ARCH 529 : Computer Aided Design and Application II
Creating new commands with Autolisp language. Introduction to Autoshade programming and its commands. Practices.

ARCH 530 : Construction Research Project I
Studies made by the student and her/his advisor in the context of the topic they determined.

ARCH 530 : Construction Research Project I
Studies made by the student and her/his advisor in the context of the topic they determined.

ARCH 531 : Architectural Design & Practice
Forming the relation among environment-space-structure, in architectural design . Forming the design decisions principles on case studies.

ARCH 532 : Macro And Micro Scale Programming And
Introduction to discipline of planning and programming in architecture and description of concepts. According to building types; planning and programming relationship, and description of planning and programming concepts are analyzed. Programming approaches and periods, organization systems, activities systems and their relations are examined. Analytic studies of program capacity, dimensions of spaces, users’ needs, structure of programming, and changes during life-cycle are considered. Comparison of building programming methods and techniques. Research and analytical studies on applied examples according to typology.

ARCH 535 : Construction Research Project II
Studies made by the student and her/his advisor in the context of the topic they determined.

ARCH 536 : Traditional Construction Techniques
Load – Bearing Wooden construction techniques. Masonry construction technique. Adobe and brick examples. Sub-masonry construction technique. Stone and wooden supports, examples. Wooden structure construction techniques. Definitions of Traditional building elements, their classifications according to structural properties. Studs and columns, materials and construction techniques, components and ornamentation methods. Foundations, materials and components. Slabs, materials and components, arches, cantilevers, roof covers, vaults, domes, etc.

ARCH 537 : Historical Development Of Housing
Search of the historical impact of the environmental factors and productivity and life style on housing. The analysis of the impact of technological and socioeconomically changes and development on housing.

ARCH 538 : Conservation And Restoration Techniques
Terminology, sources. Conceptual approach to restoration methods and techniques. Basic methods of conservation and restoration. Restoration of building elements. Analysis of materials and construction technology. Restoration throughout disciplines. Use of traditional materials and techniques in restoration. Urgent precautions for conservation. Conservation and restoration techniques in masonry structural system. Conservation and restoration techniques in structural wood system. Conservation methods for wood and masonry materials.

ARCH 539 : Architectural Research and Documentation
Studies made by the student and her/his advisor in the context of the topic they determined.

ARCH 540 : Conservation Concepts
Definition of conservation concept. Cases which causes conservation. Anti-conservative ideas. Historical development of the theory of architectural conservation; consciousness after the industrial revolution and the conservation cult of the late 19th century; conservation and the unity of style; destruction for the sake of restoration and the anti-restoration theory; conservation theory of the early 20th century; analytical approach towards the structures and the original materials; importance of recording and documentation; conservation concepts of the first half of the 20th century and the Venice Charter; Amsterdam Declaration and conservation of the urban historic sites and historic centers; Lausanne Charter and conservation and anastylosis in archaeological sites; authenticity, changing criteria and concept of authenticity in architectural conservation; re-use of the traditional buildings.

ARCH 542 : Contemporary Construction
Industrialized Systems: The technologies those are applied in a construction site. The technologies those are based on factory production. (Standardization several, systems based on cement material, production in prefabrication, the information about the problems of transportation and mounting.
Wooden Systems: The information about wooden systems and development phases of this system. Contemporary wooden systems. (Vertical and structural load bearers) The joining points’ problems.

ARCH 543 : Construction and Materials
The application possibility of construction materials according to the construction system and technology. The theory. The physical and chemical properties of materials. The strengthening of constructional system of building.

ARCH 544 : Construction & Equipment
Introduction to equipments which effect design and construction directly. Conceptual knowledge about elements and components of systems related with heating, ventilating, lighting and communicating; how they can be part of structure, space and/or other constructional segments of building. Finding out possible problems and solutions that can be faced throughout the period of design, construction and usage of these systems. General dimensional information about equipments and methods of determining dimensions. Specifications of fitting different equipments and their relationship with the building. Examining important applications and researches.

ARCH 545 : Construction & Organization
Management and concepts of management about building and construction. Cooperative planning of building production and administration economics. Design decisions directed towards application. Evaluating the results of design and construction field. Relations between production and legality of business. Developing a method which will provide an organic relationship among the design, construction and production organization together with the constructional segments.

ARCH 546 : Structural Systems
System, structure, construction and definition of other terms. The phases and development of structural systems. The ability of construction materials those supplies balancing, solid block, the carcass and complex systems and the inspection of these systems according to the technology of contemporary construction. The definition of superficial structural systems, the importance and the principles of working system.

ARCH 547 : Steel Construction
The history of steel buildings. Information about properties of steel. The design principles of steel buildings. The determination of static system and comparison with other systems. The designing principles of plane structural systems, space frame systems, cable systems, and steel – carcass systems.
ARCH 548 : Industrial Construction Systems
The dimensional studies with theoric and pratic scales. The techniques, information about materials, information about equipments, application, consultance. Definition of three dimensional studies, principles and methods, iunematic models, mass models, ergonomic models, presentation models, prototypes, selection of model according to the aim. Techniques of making models. The relation between model-users model-function the photographing of model, films, videos and simulation techniques.

ARCH 549 : Constructional Defects
Definition of building and constructional defects. The systems of traditional and developed building types. The inspection of relations between construction and material, labour, constructor design and economy. Analyzing details and design mistakes and researching the solutions. The research and analysis on examples.

ARCH 554 : Prefabrication & Prefabricated Buildings I
The definition of prefabricated construction and it’s aims. The structural systems used in prefabricated buildings. Materials. Loads to be considered in this type of buildings. Prefabricated elements. Joints of elements. Connections. “Frame” and “Framed bearing wall” structural systems. Generally, building design principles, and building heights. Types of structural elements. Connection types. Load transfers at connection areas, and details. Rigid structural systems. Static and dynamic calculations. Determination of elements and dimensioning. Stability. Construction principles. Condensation problems and solutions.

ARCH 555 : Construction Systems Of Traditional Turkish House
House’s formation, taking shape and development in Turkish life culture. The concept of XIX. Century Traditional Turkish House which has typical characteristics. Plan, function, elevation formations, material, construction techniques and decorate about Turkish House. Local peculiarities. Making analyze on Turkish House with contemporary life.

ARCH 556 : Evaluation Of Historical Environment
Concept of historical environment / Definitions / Explanation and classification of site/Determined elements of historical environment, jointly value, urban points, established seens/settlings of edge. Archaeological areas. Historical towns which have life. Rural settlings. Landscape. Reasons of depravation about historical environment. Unplanning and planning mistakes. Natural and artificial worn. Functional and economical obsolete.

ARCH 557 : Vernacular Architecture
Evaluation of traditional architecture. Features of vernacular architecture. Relationship between traditional and vernacular architecture. Differences in vernacular architecture and its reasons.

ARCH 558 : Conservation Project I
Historic survey and analysis of the monument in terms of history of art and architecture; the survey and documentation of the present condition of a historic monument with drawings and photographs; the restitution of the original building; the stages of its transformations through time; structural deformation and material deterioration characteristics; conservation problems in terms of materials; the discussion and evaluation of various methods of intervention such as cleaning, strengthening, renovation, etc. for the studied monument.

ARCH 559 : Conservation Project II
Spatial analysis on the building’s environment. Preparing the street silhouettes. Establishment of conservation problems on urban scale. Analytic establishment on single building scale. Establishments on original construction details. Examining the convenience of functions that will be applied to building. Determining the conservation decisions on scale of single building and environment and project making.

ARCH 560 : Solar Architecture I
This course will study about energy and kind of energy, nonrenewable and renewable energy and using of energy in Architecture. Solar energy is kind of renewable energy and it will address the following issues: Solar radiation, solar cells, pyranometers, geometry of the earth and sun, reckoning of time, geometry of collector and solar beam, all of the angles, effects of the earth’s atmosphere, active and passive system architecture (Trombe wall, double glass, green house), conception effective energy: climate parameters, conception parameters (choice location for building, orient and shape of building, organization of inner spaces, optics and thermophysical characteristic of building shell, heat transfer and heat transfer for plane wall and composite wall. This course will also study heat exchange of buildings.

ARCH 565 : Prefabrication & Prefabricated Buildings II
Explanation of prefabrication. The classification of the prefabricated elements which are produced in construction site and factory in terms of moulds. The purpose of application of tunnel formwork and sliding formwork. The production technology and costing economy. The determination of other production systems according to the cost economy. The determination of panel systems. The factors those effect the system. The analyze of the inputs during design, production, transportation and mounting. The completely industrialized building production systems. The machine transportation and mounting. The completely industrialized building production systems. The machine technologies. Cell systems. Analyzes of structural and constructional systems. The inspection of examples.

ARCH 566 : Effects of Orientation & Thermal Comfort
The general description of relation between climate-design. Climate types-directions and principles of building shaping. The role of hot-dry, hot-wet weather and local topography. Collection and gathering evaluation of weather result. Drawing technique of bioclimatic graphic “Hottest region diagram” movements of earth. Definition of sun and angles of sunlights. Techniques to find angles by calculation, diagram, equipment observation. Effects of sunradiation on earth. Calculation techniques of local latitude and amound of radiation. Determining the dimensions of vertical and horizontal control elements. Determining the critical periods of sun controls; dimensions of critical periods for daily sunlight angles, to decrease the results of monthly critical periods to one dimension, to get common dimensions from the results of yearly critic period. Shaping elevations (facades) for sunlight angles and other natural evaluation. Shaping and optimum directioning of building according to the common results of evaluations (sol-air principle, surface-film reflection) Special definition of weather differentiation and town (city) designing. Building thermal comfort (natural and artificial climatization ) to work the collectors according to the weather properties.

ARCH 567 : Solar Architecture II
The fields those the solar system are used. The heating of using water, the heating of heating water, the heating of using and heating water all together, climating cooling and heating of buildings. Heating of swimming pools. Distillation and supplying drinking water. Drying fruits and vegetables. Production of electric-power. The conversion of solar energy to other kinds of energies. Thermal conversion systems. The heat properties and conduction properties of construction materials. The hydrogen energy. Examples on solar architecture.

ARCH 568 : Construction Systems
Constructional systems concept. Basic elements of constructional system; sources, time, product. Compulsories; system’s environment, aims, criterias. Changes of constructional systems under the effect of sources, time , product, organization, simplicity to complexity, smaller scales to larger scales, singularity to plurality. Parallel changes on constructional systems together with social and technological changes. Properties of construction sector. Role of product and demand on the formation of constructional systems. Relationship between technology and organization. Evaluation of constructional systems, considering source–usage, speed and quality. Principles on the choice of constructional systems. Applied subjects; construction system analysis; comparisons of constructional systems according to source-usage; time analysis of different systems.

ARCH 580 : Total Quality Management
This course focuses on the essence, principles, and practices of total quality management (TQM). Some of the ideas and topics that are covered are: process improvement; process orientation; service quality; human resources; customer satisfaction programs; quality function deployment; process control and capability; role of inspection; economics of quality; productivity measurement; learning and organizational performance measures; and teachings of Deming, Juran, and Crosby.

ARCH 581 : User’s Needs
“User’s needs” as a course includes environmental factors which are required for individual or communal activities. Physical and psycho-social needs and user needs according to building typologies are also examined within the frame of performance criteria

ARCH 582 : Architecture And Identity
Architectural identity changes according to the different geographic areas and sites in which different societies live. Aim of the course is the examination and identification of factors that are the causes of the formation and change of architectural identity. Definition of cultural identity, personal identity, group identity, social identity, environmental identity, urban identity, institutional identity and architectural identity and interactions between them. The main notions of human, environment and culture, relations between them and their effects on “architect profile” and “architectural identity”, the visual architectural identity components.

ARCH 583 : Sustainable Architecture I
The course provides opportunities for participants to engage in current debates about the potential role of architecture in an era of climate change. Also this course will be set aside to provide an insight into the awareness and culture on which sustainability is based, presenting the different contexts in which it can be applied, retracing the history of the exploitation of renewable resources right up to an overview of current transnational energy policies. You will engage in research, academic rigorous discipline, and be expected to generate evidence-based design decisions and design guidance.

ARCH 584 : Sustainable Architecture II
Constructional systems concept. Basic elements of constructional system; sources, time, product. Compulsories; system’s environment, aims, criterias. Changes of constructional systems under the effect of sources, time , product, organization, simplicity to complexity, smaller scales to larger scales, singularity to plurality. Parallel changes on constructional systems together with social and technological changes. Properties of construction sector. Role of product and demand on the formation of constructional systems. Relationship between technology and organization. Evaluation of constructional systems, considering source–usage, speed and quality. Principles on the choice of constructional systems. Applied subjects; construction system analysis; comparisons of constructional systems according to source-usage; time analysis of different systems.

ARCH 585 : Product design
The BSc Product Design programme is one half of the study area of Product Design. This course area focuses on and helps you develop the key skills that are needed to allow you to work within the product design industry with specialist focus on the technical aspects related to product operation and production. You will develop your skills in a well-equipped and stimulating environment that constantly encourages you to push yourself and your skill development.

ARCH 586 : Architectural Psychology
The aim of the course is teaching the relation of psychology and architecture in context of human-environment-behaviour in detail.Basic needs of human beings, user needs. Human-environment-behaviour interaction, human behaviour in built environment and its psychological basics. Theories of Human-environment relations. Concepts of privacy, personal space, personal distance and their influence on space design. The psychological basics and process of architectural design. Cultural, psychological and functional factors and their influence on human-environment relation will also be discussed in the frame of design solutions and examples.

ARCH 598 : SEMINAR (Ms)
Information on presentation and discussion, method and techniques. Decision of common rules. Deciding subjects related to themes, self critcism and evaluation on subjects. Learning presentation and discussion methods and techniques for scientific researches. Application of experiences on a subject.

ARCH 599 : THESIS (MASTER)
A comprehensive research on the selected field of architecture.

CONTENTS OF THE COURSE: A completed Master’s thesis must present the author’s ideas clearly, precisely and correctly. The thesis should guide a reader to understand: i) what the master’s thesis proposes, ii) why it is relevant to the field, iii) how the systematic approach explores the master’s research question, and iv)what conclusions are reached.