Reuse of Coffee and Tea Waste For Acoustical Panel Applications

50th Inter-Noise 2021 Washington DC Congress Academic Paper, which has been written by three Bilkent architecture students; Ece Sel, İpek Düzova, Anıl Ege Şireli under the supervision of Dr Zühre Sü Gül also with the help of our former Master architecture student Beyza Yazıcı.

2nd International Architecture Summer School in the Roman Forum

The Architecture Department at Bilkent University has recently participated, as a partner institution, in the 2nd International Architecture Summer School in the Roman Forum, Rome (18-27 June 2021), an international workshop co-organized by ISAR (International Society of Archaeology, Art, and Architecture in Rome) and Özyeğin University in Istanbul. The network of partner Universities included: Özyeğin University, Istanbul; Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence; Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome; Bilkent University, Ankara; Politecnico di Bari, Bari; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

2021 Spring Studio Works

We are proud to share 2021 Spring Studio works. Despite the challenges imposed by the global pandemic conditions, Bilkent Department of Architecture students continue to produce aspiring works.

Graduation Theses

Our world is changing rapidly and beset with developmental issues involving growth, sprawl, economic stagnation and stratification, a dearth of open space, congested transport, environmental degradation, as well as socio-cultural isolation. In our continuing search for “sustainable” design and planning solutions, we must consider an array of societal and urban issues.

2021 Spring Instructors: Mark Frederickson(Course Coordinator), Ezgi İşbilen, Meral Özdengiz Başak, Yiğit Acar, Zeynep Öktem

Alongside the Railway

For the Spring Term 2020-2021; ARCH 302 focused on the revitalization of the Urban District of the City of Ankara. In particular, this specific region has been selected to be redefined with its historical and contemporary urban features in order to be revitalized within a new coherent urban system, in the aim to empower the core with an integrated system of public spaces.

2021 Spring Instructors: Giorgio Gasco, Özge Selen Duran (Course Coordinator), Glenn Terry Kukkola, Berna Tanverdi

Music School

Located in immediate proximity of many historic buildings and educational institutions this musical center will create opportunities for all agencies within the capital Ankara and its surrounding regional community. To meet and interact, the aim of this project is to stimulate students to the creation of an innovative and outstanding design ideas for architecture and urbanism also it is a project that should stimulate public awareness of the role of architecture in reviving series through music, art and culture.

2021 Spring Instructors: Zühre Sü Gül (Course Coordinator), Aly Taan, Ahmet, Deniz, Işıl Sencar Ertosun

DAS Place

In 2021 Spring Semester, students’ task was to design a "place" for the Design and Architecture Society (DAS) of Bilkent University, on the extended area in front of the 76th Dorm. Starting with studies on content, context and concept, and pursuing with work on production of spaces.

2020 Spring Instructors: M. Tahir Ayparlar, Bülent Batuman, Aysu Berk, Müge Durusu Tanrıöver, Burcu Egel, Elif Erdemir Türkkan, M. Tevfik Gürsu, Sema Karamanoğlu, Alp G. Köse, Nilgün Olguntürk, Segah Sak (Course Coordinator)

FLOCK: The System

In 2021 Spring, the final Project of FA101 focused on the generation of a volumetric organization based on Flock behaviors of animal groups. Studying the flock phenomenon students designed abstract compositions learning from flocks..

2020 Fall Instructors: Y. Baver Barut, C. Zeynep Erten, Gürkan Güney,Ayşe Henry, Melek Pınar Uz Baki


Programming in Architecture course explores the role of computation in the conception and representation of geometry. Participants develop, analyze and critique algorithmic approaches to digital drawing and modeling. The final workshop of the course in Spring 2021 explored additive and subtractive forms through the design of an igloo.

2021 Spring Instructor: Ahmet Ünveren