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Department of Architecture

Basic Characteristics

Department of Architecture is included in a scientific field which contributes to organize, design and build spaces, which are the vital necessities of everyday life. The main objective of the department, established in 2010, is to raise professionals and researchers for designing the built environment, thus, to contribute to the production of original and high quality designs in Turkey. It is aimed to accept the high-grade students to the department in that way the quality of education will be enhanced. “Design Studio” is at the centre of the architectural education. For that reason, design studies mainly take part in the curriculum and the other courses are going to support the studios. Additionally, the technical knowledge, which requires for the professional practice, will be given to the students in an efficient way. The training courses, such as building survey, construction and architectural office, will provide a relation between the architectural education and the professional practice.

 

Mission & Vision

Architecture is a vital phenomenon in every dimension of our lives. In guiding the production of this phenomenon, the architectural education has a primary role. In this regard, the main objective of the department is to raise professionals and researchers for designing the built environment, thus, to contribute to the production of original and high quality designs in Turkey. The educational aim of the department is provide an environment for learning, grounding and knowledge generation. The primary initiative is to raise professionals who reason and design independently, comprehend any issue in every way and have awareness in social issues. For that reason to raise sophisticated students/professionals/researchers is the main goal of the department. In that way the ones who has the ability of developing creative ideas, critical thinking and using technical knowledge efficiently will be raised. Therefore, the students are going to comprehend architecture as a conceptual, social, cultural and economical phenomenon.

 

Field of Interest

Architecture is one of the urgent necessities of the humanity. The spatial organizations that create built environment always require designing. From the smallest unit to the biggest one the organization, design, production and control of all the spaces and the cultural connotations that the spaces brought and contribution to these connotations, frame the basic field of interest and knowledge of architecture.

Architecture is an interdisciplinary field as well as aesthetic, psychology, politics and etc. The discipline focuses on to ease the life, to design and build qualitative dwelling, entertainment, study and recreational spaces. In other words, the basic field of interest of architecture is the life itself.

In this regard, the main objective of the Department of Architecture is to raise professionals and researchers for designing the built environment, thus, to contribute to the production of original and high quality designs.

Learning Activities

The main objective of the undergraduate and graduate architectural education is to raise professionally skilled architects who are sensitive to human, nature and cultural values, also liable to the code of professional ethics.