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A study on the 'creative act' in architecture through the attitude of M. Ziya Tanalı

Taşkın, Özlem
In this thesis, analysis of the creative act in architecture and art is tried to be dwelled upon. The capacities of the 'creative mind'; personality and ethics are the fields that are focused on to elaborate the subjective qualities of the architect. Three aspects are designated in this framework through the literal works of architect M. Ziya Tanalı. Tanalı is a man of profession for the several years. He is not only contributed Turkish architecture with buildings, but also wrote extensively on art and architecture. Then to evaluate these aspects in the practice of architecture his projects are scrutinized. Thesis can be interpreted as a kind of autobiographical study that is supplemented with the theoretical framework on the 'creative act'. This kind of a study gives an opportunity of tracing the phenomena of an architect deals with in her/his architectural practice.