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THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY ENERGY PLANNING IN DECENTRALIZATION POLICIES OF TURKEY
Erkan, Esengül; Senol Balaban, Meltem; Department of Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (2022-1-27)
The thesis examines the applications of renewable energy towards community energy as an urban policy in the local governments of Turkey. A comprehensive study was conducted on the energy production and consumption from ren...
APPLICATION OF TEXT MINING TO TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT DOMAIN TO EXTRACT TOPICS AND TRENDS
Tekin, Yaşar; Karagöz, Pınar; Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies (2022-1-17)
Topic modeling is a widely used technique to extract latent topics from large document collections. One of the most remarkable uses of it is its application to scientific fields. If topic modeling is applied to all article...
Economic Complexity, Human Development, And Innovation Capability
Kara, Okan; Pamukcu, Mehmet Teoman; Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies (2022-1)
This thesis theorises innovation capability within the Human Development and Capability Approach (HDCA) scope. Today, development thinking has increasingly focused on human beings and their freedoms. People need to expand ...
Conscious architecture : the influence of hermetic philosophy on the theory and practice of arciıtecture during the renaissance period
Alwattar, Dunya; Peker, Ali Uzay; Department of History of Architecture (2021-12-28)
During the Renaissance, a theory of Architecture recognized building as a sacred act, and the built environment itself as a sacred domain. This theory was the product of a philosophically oriented mindset, tainted with a p...
The intangible within tangible: Conservation of architectural heritage as a locus of memory, the case of Ankara Ulucanlar prison
Kutlu, Zeynep; Özgönül, Nimet; Department of Architecture (2021-12-10)
Focusing on the intangible dimension of built heritage, this thesis derives from the question of how to preserve and transmit memory in the conservation processes of heritage sites. An investigation into this question gain...
Urban obsolescence: an evaluation of observed and perceived criteria in the context of Ulus historic city center in Ankara
Hatiçoğlu, Mervenur; Büyükcivelek, Ahmet Burak; Department of Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (2021-11-10)
Ulus, the historic city center of Ankara, has been experiencing a steady urban obsolescence process, which threatens the cultural values inherited from prehistoric civilizations to the early republican period and the ongoi...
CREATIVE EVOLUTION IN ARCHITECTURE: A CRITICAL INQUIRY INTO NEW RELATIONS OF OBJECTILE-SUBJECTILE AND INTELLIGENT SPACES
Erişen, Serdar; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2021-11-05)
This thesis investigates how architecture has responded to evolutionary changes under the ongoing influences of advanced technologies and industrial revolutions. It considers the evolutionary aspects of human-computer inte...
AN INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR NATURAL VENTILATION AND AIRBORNE CONTAMINANT DISPERSION ANALYSIS IN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
Abbas, Günsu Merin; Gürsel Dino, İpek; Department of Architecture (2021-10-8)
Over the last four decades, the negative impact of the building industry and the growing environmental crisis have led architects to develop sustainable design strategies for a better-performing built environment. Building...
DOMESTICATION OF MEDIA: A SPATIAL INQUIRY INTO MODERN TURKISH CONTEXT
Tükenmez, Başak; Özgenel, Lale; Department of History of Architecture (2021-10)
The thesis surveys the domestication of media in the modern Turkish context since the 20th century, with a particular focus on the design, representation, and production of domestic space in architectural practice. The hou...
Towards a new understanding of nature: material ecology in architecture
özdemir, berrin; Basa, İnci; Department of Architecture (2021-9-10)
Nature has changed and updated throughout history as a definition that human species describes the environment in which they live, by attributing meaning to materials, forms and behaviors outside than human activity. Until...
REFUNCTIONING PROPOSALS OF AIRPORTS AND AVIATION BUILDINGS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE: CASE OF ISTANBUL ATATURK AIRPORT
Uraz, Can; Zelef, Mustafa Haluk; Department of Architecture (2021-9-09)
Progress and expansion on the aviation industry in the recent times force airports and aviation buildings to either be improved or be abandoned. Considering the latest statistics of vacant airports and different effects em...
The sources and limits of authenticity in contemporary architecture
Dingil, Seçkin; Güzer, Celal Abdi; Department of Architecture (2021-9-09)
Regulated by economic and political ambitions, the pursuit of authenticity has evolved into a practice, which is oriented towards formal novelty. This practice is cultivated by the visual culture, emerged in consequence of...
Form driven adaptive, and reusable tunnel formwork for customized mass housing
Öziş, Ayşe Zeynep; Sorguç, Arzu; Department of Architecture (2021-9-09)
The recent developments with Industry 4.0 have been added new agendas and methodologies in the manufacturing and designing process. Although data-driven architecture became more common in practice, forms are still determin...
Reclamation of waterways in urban context: A study on Ankara Stream and Etiler Neighborhood
Ergül, Rakibe; Kömez Dağlıoğlu, Esin; Baş Bütüner, Funda; Department of Architecture (2021-9-07)
The streams and rivers are significant determinants of urban form; however, today, they have become barely recognized in cities. Over time, the interwoven relationship between city and water has gradually been shifted and ...
ILLUMINATING AN EMPIRE: SOLAR SYMBOLISMS IN MUGHAL ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Thomas, Robin; Peker, Ali Uzay; Department of History of Architecture (2021-9-2)
Studies on Mughal art and architecture and studies on the solar symbolisms and sacred kingship separately constitute established routes in academia and continue to inform our understanding of both the topics with establish...
Urban form, public life and urbanity: A study on Sakarya Pedestrian Area in Ankara
Coşkuner, Utku; Bilsel, Fatma Cânâ; Department of Architecture (2021-9)
Decision-making processes related with the physical arrangements and the urban form affect the city's social structure at a certain extent. In return, social transformations most obviously take the stage on the public spac...
Understanding the concept of locality in architecture in the 21st century: mapping contemporary architecture in Turkey
Polat, Hüseyin; Güzer, Celal Abdi; Department of Architecture (2021-9)
The relationship between architectural production and its contextual references has always been a significant ground of research and discussion in architectural criticism. The concept of locality represents the contextual ...
KADRİ ERKMAN: THE PRACTICE OF A MODERNIST ARCHITECT IN ANKARA
Günay, Öykü; Altan, Tomris Elvan; Department of History of Architecture (2021-9-1)
This study is an attempt to understand the architectural practice of Ahmet Kadri Erkman (1928-2015), an architect who produced numerous buildings around the country but specifically in Ankara. Erkman graduated from the Fin...
FABLABS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CONTEXT OF SOCIO-TECHNICAL SYSTEMS
Coşkun, Beyza; Aydınoğlu, Arsev Umur; Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies (2021-9)
Since their first establishment at the beginning of the millennium, the number of fablabs has increased significantly worldwide. Fablabs serve many purposes, such as facilitating repairs, relocating production locally, edu...
Elementary architectural formations and the METU Campus
Özen, Nejat Emre; Savaş Sargın, Ayşen; Department of Architecture (2021-8-27)
Designed by the Çinici architects in the 1960s, the architecture of the METU Campus presents a unique creation of the elementarist space conception. This study aims to discover the underlying agents of the embedded element...
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