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Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
Course Goals
This course is aim to reexamine for providing the needs of houses after a disaster.
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Special Requisite(s) The minimum qualifications that are expected from the students who want to attend the course.(Examples: Foreign language level, attendance, known theoretical pre-qualifications, etc.)
Instructor(s) Assoc. Prof. Evren Burak ENGİNÖZ (Bu ders, bu dönem açılmamıştır)
Course Assistant(s)
Schedule Wednesday, 09:00-12:00, 5C-12/14
Office Hour(s) Wednesday, 13:00 - 15:00, 2-C-11
Teaching Methods and Techniques -
Lecture, analysis of readings.
Principle Sources -
Craine, M.H., Hanks, R., and Stevens, H., 1992, Mapping Family Stress: The Application of Family Adaptation Theory To Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, The American Journal of Family Therapy, Volume: 20, No:3. Doherty, G.W., 1999. Cross-cultural Counseling In Disaster Setting, The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, Volume 1999-2. Gillard, M., Paton, D., 1999. Disaster Stress Following a Hurricane: The Role of Religious Differences in the Fijian Islands, The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, Volume 1999-2. Huzziff, C.A., Ronan, K., 1999. Prediction of Children’s Coping Following a Natural Disaster- The Mount Ruapehu Eruptions: a Prospective Study, The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, Volume 1999-1. Jackson, E. L., 1981, Response to earthquake Hazard: The West Coast of North America, Environment and Behaviour, Volume 13, Number 4, July, pg.387-416. Johnson, C., 2002. “What’s the big deal about temporary housing? Planning consideration for temporary accommodation after disasters: example of the 1999 Turkish earthquakes”: proceedings, 2002 TIEMS Disaster Management Conference, Waterloo, Canada. Johnson, C., 2002. “What’s the big deal about temporary housing?”, Typers of temporary accommodation after disasters: example of the 1999 Turkish earthquake, Planning Considerations for Temporary Housing, I-Rec website, www.grif.umontreal.ca Deprem Özel Sayısı, Cogito sayı: 20 , Güz 99, Yapı Kredi Yayınları- Üç aylık Düşünce Dergisi,1999. İmamoğlu, E.O., İmamoğlu, V., 1996. İnsan evi ve Çevresi: Ankara’da Bir Toplu konut Araştırması, Konut Araştırmaları Dizisi:15, T.C. Başbakanlık Toplu Konut İdaresi Başkanlığı. Komut, E.M., 2000. Kentsel Yerleşmeler ve Doğal Afetler: II. Bölge Çalışma Programı Atölye Çalışması, UIA Mimarlar Odası, Nisan, Ankara. Lang, J., 1987, Creating Architectural Theory: The Role of the Behavioral Sciences in Environmental Design, New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. Lynch, K., 1960. The Image of the City, Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press. Lynch, K., 1977. Growing Up in Cities: Studies of the Spatial Environment of Adolescence in Cracow, Melbourne, Mexico City, Salta, Toluca, and Warszawa, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England, UNESCO, Paris
Oliver, P. 1987. Housing the Homeless: Dwellings, The House Across The World, Phaidon Press Limited and Paul Oliver, Syf. 212-233.
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Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction to the course. Affects, kinds and definition of disasters. Lecture
2. Week Affects of Post-disaster trauma in psychology Lecture
3. Week Stressors of the disaster. Age, gender and cross-cultural aspects of post disaster stress. Lecture
4. Week Reducing the factors of stress. Post-disaster houses Lecture
5. Week Post-disaster house settlements; definition, examples and applications. (ın Turkey) Lecture
6. Week Post-disaster house settlements; definition, examples and applications. (ın the world). Lecture
7. Week Developing of post-disaster house settlements context with the local socio-cultural inputs. A Case study in Dinar/Afyon. Lecture
8. Week Choice of materials, structure and construction methods for post-disaster houses. Lecture
9. Week Midterm Exam
10. Week Design principles of temporarily and permanent post-disaster houses. /Announcement of Final homework (design of a temporary post-disaster house) Lecture
11. Week Discussing the desining principles according to examples for post-disaster houses Lecture
12. Week Design models of post-disaster houses and settlements Lecture
13. Week Housing Recovery Policies in the worldwide (overlooking to Unitary and Dualistic models) Lecture
14. Week Final evaluation of the lecture. Lecture
15. Week
16. Week
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 20
Homework / Term Projects / Presentations 1 50
Final Exam 1 30

Program Outcomes
PO-1Critical Thinking: Ability to inquire, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions.
PO-2Communication: Ability to use appropriate representational media to transmit essential formal elements at design process.
PO-3Investigation: Ability to gather, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within design processes.
PO-4Design: Ability to reproduce the design information in the creative thinking process, to reach new and original results through universal design principles such as sustainability and accessibility.
PO-5World Architecture: Understanding world architecture in terms of their historical, geographical and global factors.
PO-6Local Architecture / Cultural Diversity: Understanding the architectural formations and samples of a geography through its historical and cultural context. Understanding the divergent canons of cultural values, behavioral, social and spatial patterns.
PO-7Cultural Heritage and Conservation: Understanding of conservation discourses and methods, and the subjects of cultural heritage, conservation awareness, environmental concerns and ethical responsibility.
PO-8Sustainability: Ability to design projects by using the information regarding the natural and built environment to reduce the undesirable environmental impacts on future generations through means.
PO-9Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility about protecting the commonweal, having respect for historical/cultural and natural resources and improving the life quality.
PO-10Nature and Human: Understanding of the relationship between human, the natural environment and the design of the built environment.
PO-11Geographical Conditions: Understanding the relationships of site selection, settlement and building design by considering the cultural, economical and social properties as well as the natural characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation and watershed.
PO-12Life Safety: Understanding the basic principles of security and life-safety systems in the conditions of natural disasters, fire, etc. through building and environment scales.
PO-13Structural Systems: Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior in withstanding gravity and lateral forces and the evolution, range, and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems.
PO-14Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of physical environmental systems’ design such as lighting, acoustics, climatization and the use of appropriate performance assessment tools.
PO-15Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies.
PO-16Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic design principles of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems.
PO-17Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection of construction materials, products, components and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristics and performance, including their environmental impact and reuse.
PO-18Integration of Building Service Systems: The ability of assessing, selecting and integrating the structural, environmental, security, envelope and service systems of the buildings for building design.
PO-19Programming and Evaluation: Ability to prepare and evaluate an architectural project program by considering the public benefits in regards of client and user needs, appropriate examplers, space and equipment requirements, financial limitations, site conditions, relevant codes, laws and design principles.
PO-20Comprehensive Project Development: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates to make design decisions across various scales.
PO-21Considering Building Costs: Understanding the fundamentals of building construction and use costs.
PO-22Architect-Client Relationship: Understanding of the responsibility of the architect to elicit, understand, and reconcile the needs of the client, owner, user groups, and the public and community domains.
PO-23Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects.
PO-24Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods.
PO-25Practice Management: Understanding the basic principles in the architectural practice processes like financial management, business planning, quality management, risk management, discussion and reconciliation.
PO-26Leadership: Understanding of the techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities.
PO-27Legal Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by regulations and legal considerations involving the practice of architecture.
PO-28Professional Practice: Understanding and fulfillment of employer and intern rights and responsibilities for development of profession.
PO-29Ethics of Profession: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in profession regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1Learning the affects, kinds and definition of disasters.
LO-2Understanding the stressors of the disaster. Age, gender and cross-cultural aspects of post disaster stress
LO-3Reducing the factors of stress
LO-4Study on post-disaster house settlements; definition, examples and applications ın the World and Turkey
LO-5study on principles of Choice about materials, structure and construction methods for post-disaster houses.
LO-6Practicing on design principles of temporarily and permanent post-disaster houses.
LO-7studying on reconstruction, design guide, and sub-structured organization
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix
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