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Urban Planning for Sustainability Ankara s Planning Experience in Creating Sustainable Urban Form and Transport
Babalık, Ela (2008-04-24)
Urban transport problems resulting from high levels of mobility and car usage are major challenges facing most urban areas worldwide. While past decades saw various transport policies and measures to restrict and manage ca...
"Cheapness is Not a Sense, George!": An Economic Critique of Design and Emotion Discourse
Kaygan, Harun; Şişman, Osman (2019-3-16)
The body of works gathered under the title ‘design and emotion’, not surprisingly, constitutes a coherent set of definitions concerning their ‘subject’: This presupposed subject is capable of not only 'experiencing' the ob...
Policy brief 5: diversity in entrepreneurship
Eraydın, Ayda(2016)
Diverse neighbourhoods represent significant opportunities for different forms of entrepreneurship, which can contribute to their economic regeneration. This policy brief focuses on entrepreneurship in deprived and diverse...
Design and emotion' in the context of social differentiation
Özlem, Savaş (2019-4-1)
Different social classes diverge in their goals, concerns and attitudes towards material objects. Therefore, consumption preferences reflect and reproduce social differences among people. As Veblen (1957) and Bourdieu (198...
Urban policies on diversity in Istanbul, Turkey
Eraydın, Ayda; Yersen, Özge; Güngördü, Nazda; Demirdağ, İsmail(2014-11-28)
Critical analysis of existing urban policy programmes and discourses in Istanbul, Turkey. Includes overview of political systems and governance structures, key shifts in national discourses, and approaches to policy over m...
User workshops: a method for eliciting user needs
Töre Yargın, Gülşen; Hasdoğan, Gülay Fatma (2006)
In many of the design cases designers may not have the required knowledge about users’ needs, and it may be difficult to empathize with users. In order to meet the needs of users, designers should gain knowledge about them...
Negotiating identities: the use of prayer beads in everyday life in Turkey
Tönük Kruıthof, Damla; Işık, Figen (2012-3-19)
This paper issues how and why objects are used to negotiate identities in the course of daily life. Turkey, which is a socio-politically charged context that is formed of tensions between Islamic and secular groups, thus p...
Product names as a medium of communication from designers to target users
Khalaj, Javad; Pedgley, Owaın Francıs (2012-9-14)
This paper presents an empirical study into the names that people assign to products, based on visual form qualities. The study considers the relationship between a designer and target users of a product, within the contex...
UX Modelling in Design Education: Methods, Processes and Examples
Töre Yargın, Gülşen; Günay, Aslı; Süner-Pla-Cerda, Sedef (2019-7-9)
This paper presents user experience (UX) modelling as an educational goal, outlining and grounding on the growing need for trained UX professionals and opportunities for expanding design expertise in this direction; and em...
Sinan, Ottoman Architect: An aesthetic analysis
Margolis, Joseph (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2004)