Lessons Learned from Kahramanmaraş Earthquake
In the wake of the immense disaster caused by the February 2023 Kahramanmaraş earthquakes, the lecture focuses on structural performance and its vulnerabilities under the impact of seismic forces. The lecture by Polat Gülkan aims to inform architectural students about the effects of earthquakes, the damages they can cause, and the design methods that can reduce the losses.
Speaker: Prof. Dr. H. Polat Gülkan
Date: 26/05/2023 Friday
Spatial Transformation of Ankara through History
Historic towns are complex entities shaped by the environment and human activity, reflecting history and cultural values. The talk by Dr. Elif Selena Ayhan Koçyiğit, explores the spatial transformation of Historic Ankara, an important Anatolian town with cultural and physical layers. Despite its uniqueness, it faces rapid demolition and vulnerability. To understand its significance, extensive urban restitution research is proposed. Focusing on traceable elements, the study examines Pre Ottoman, Ottoman, and Republican Periods, offering insights into socio-cultural, political, and economic contexts that influenced the emergence and evolution of Historic Ankara.
Date: 25/05/2023 Thursday
Back in Town 04: Architects in Construction
We are excited to announce the fourth event of our 10th-year anniversary events, "Back in Town 4: Architects in Construction." This time, we are proud to welcome back our graduates who have chosen to work in the field of construction. This event will be hosted by our faculty member Glenn Terry Kukkola welcoming three of our graduates with inspiring career journeys.
Hybrid Event: FF-B 22 & Zoom,
Time: May 26, 2023 04:00 PM Istanbul Time
Egirdir: From Stopover to Destination
Situated on an isthmus, Eğirdir is a town that constantly changes. Throughout the history the town’s waterfront, and the urban fabric has been changing as a result the changing environmental conditions, disasters and human interventions.Arch 401 studios explored this rich urban context to develop proposals to turn this unique town to a travel destination.
ARCH 401, 2022 Fall Instructors:Glenn Terry Kukkola(Course Coordinator), Berrak Erdal, Meral Özdengiz Başak, Yiğit Acar