Issue 1

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1
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0258-5316
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SELECTIVE DEMOLITION OF REDUNDANT AND EARTHQUAKE DAMAGED BUILDINGS IN TURKEY
Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-01-01)
When a building reaches the end of its useful life or suffers severe damage during a disaster, it has to be demolished. However, not much is known about how the demolition work proceeds, or how is it regulated in Turkey; w...
CLIMATE CHANGE AND CITIES: A REVIEW ON THE IMPACTS AND POLICY RESPONSES
Balaban, Osman (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-01-01)
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges in the 21st century. It is likely to bring severe consequences for human life and settlements. Until recently, climate policy focused on mitigation actions, which aim to cur...
Characterising Turkish Design Through Good Design Criteria: The Case Of ‘Design Turkey’ Industrial Design Awards
Hasdoğan, Gülay Fatma (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-01-01)
'Good design' awards are used as an effective tool to promote a country's products in the global market. They aim to raise society's and industry's awareness about well qualified product designs by presenting their merits....
Creative Design Exploration By Parametric Generative Systems In Architecture
Gürsel Dino, İpek (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-01-01)
This paper discusses parametric design systems as a generative tool in architectural design. Parametric tools are algorithmically based, and therefore offer increased computational control over design geometry during desig...
Marmara Köşkü: Atatürk İçin Modern Çiftlik Evi
Alpagut, Leyla (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-6-1)
Established in 1925, the Gazi Pap Farm has shown a planned development during the 1930s with its complementary functions of agriculture, industry, accommodation, entertainment, and leisure. The Marmara Chalet built as resi...
Eflatun’un “Kurbağa”sı Sinope’den Sinop’a: Kaynaklara Göre Sinop Kentinin Fiziksel Gelişimi
Üstün Demirkaya, Fulya; Tuluk, Ömer İskender (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-6-1)
It is known that cities founded by the first colonists in the Black Sea region were small, with adequate piece of land for a small community, and a simple and easily defended harbour enough to support a colony. Sinop is a ...
The Effect Of Tall Buildings On Solar Access Of The Environment, İstanbul Levent As Case
Sakınç, Esra; Şerefhanoğlu Sözen, Müjgan (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-6-1)
Classifications For Planimetric Efficiency Of Nursing Unit Floors
Kazanasmaz, Zehra Tuğçe; Tayfur, Gökmen (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-6-1)
This trial study was conducted to determine classifications for planimetric design efficiency of sample public hospitals in Turkey by developing a fuzzy logic algorithm. Utilizing primary areas and circulation areas from n...
The Control Of Shape: Origins Of Parametric Design In Architecture In Xenakis, Gehry And Grimshaw
Garcia Alvarado, Rodrigo; Jofre Muñoz, Jaime (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-6-1)
Several contemporary architectural works are arguing use of parametric design technologies, without clearly identifying their essential conditions. This article reviews meanings of this term and its first literary uses in ...
Sanayi Kümelerinde Ağlarin Mekansal Örüntüsü: İstanbul Kuyumculuk Sektörü Üretim Ağları
Armatlı Köroğlu , Bilge; Özelçi Eceral , Tanyel; Varol, Çiğdem (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2012-6-1)
The aim of this paper is to analyse the spatial pattern of networks of Istanbul jewellery cluster, based on the data collected from the sample firms through in-depth interviews. The theoretical debates and the existing emp...
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