An assessment on housing design exercises in architecture design studio at Middle East Technical University,1957-2010

Rrumbullaku, Desantila
Housing projects assigned in architecture design studio are considered as an exercise having several pedagogical objectives which constitute a suitable ground of maturation for students after completing their first and second year design studio. The aim of the research is to make an overview of the way housing design projects are conducted in the third year architectural design studio at the Middle East Technical University Department of Architecture, focusing on the last five years in particular. But in the first place, the background of housing assignments is reviewed in order to understand how teaching methods and problem definitions have evolved in the past. The objectives and the learning outcomes expected from these studio exercises, the approaches and tendencies that determine the way the project exercises are examined and lastly the teaching methods, strategies and tools are studied depending on the written and visual documents related to the studio works and interviews with the studio critics.


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Citation Formats
D. Rrumbullaku, “An assessment on housing design exercises in architecture design studio at Middle East Technical University,1957-2010,” M.Arch. - Master of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, 2010.