Reconciling with the Layers in Multi-Layered Historic Cities

Historic cities, due to their continues habitation, creation and development processes, can be regarded as complex and heterogeneous organisms. This complex organisms embrace each historic periods’ characters by regenerating a new urban whole in relation with the former urban structure by configurations, transformations and continuities. The lecture by Leyla Etyemez Çıplak tackles with the complexities related to design in multi-layered historic cities with a holistic perspective.

27 November 2019, 12:40, FFB-05

Architecture for People

ID. Bilkent University Department of Architecture is proud to host renowned architect Juhani Pallasmaa and Huang Sheng-Yuan from Fieldoffice, for lectures on their unique outlooks on architecture and theory.

24 November 2019, 12:00-15:30, FFB-22

Archaeological Heritage Places: A Tension Zone In-between Scientific Research and Tourism Based Economic Benefit

This presentation aims to provide a framework to understand the increasing conflicts and tensions between two different fields; archeology and cultural tourism, having placed around the same focus with different aims, expectations and requests; and departing from this framework, to discuss the impacts of all these conflicts and tensions on the archaeological sites as the focus.

14 November 2019, 12:40, FFB-05

Redevelopment and Adaptive Reuse for Culture and Learning

In 2019 fall semester the building design and program was for a Water front redevelopment and University Campus , and the hypothetical site was the shoreline and historical features of the seaside town of Sinop. The studio process included a process of local site selection, providing strong justification for the specific location of buildings, program and orientation taking into account, present and historical context, land utilization, preservation, orientation, and interrelatedness to the landscape as well as exploration of concepts of promenade on the edge of land and sea.

ARCH 401 Fall 2019 Studio Instructors:Glenn Terry Kukkola, Zeynep Öktem, Jesus Espinoza Alvarez, Meral Özdengiz Başak, Wren Frederickson

New Residential Landscape

For the Term 2019-2020 ARCH 301 focuses on the design of a an important old urban settlement , known as one of the most symbolical places of Ankara- namely the Ulus Central District. The region is conceived as a study project for the re-vitalization of the existing historical square ( Ulus Square) and central district ( including the Market hall and the mosque) as well as the degraded area on the southern side of Sulu Han.

ARCH 301 Fall 2018 Studio Instructors:Özge Selen Duran, Mark Paul Frederickson, Giorgio Gasco, Maysam Foolady, Ahmet Ünveren

Wisdom of the Mountains

In Fall 2019 the ARCH 201 studios explored the concepts of domesticity, education and sustainability by designing spaces for collective living and learning at a challenging climate and geography in Rize Çamlıhemşin. Sudents designed a living cluster for a group of people who have decided to live in the mountains to share their knowledge on a practice.

ARCH 201 Fall 2019 Studio Instructors:Berna Tanverdi, Cem Korkmaz, Zühre Sü Gül, Chen-yu Chiu, Yiğit Acar