Within the context of this course, a historic site chosen either from Istanbul or Anatolia, is to be surveyed, analyzed and evaluated from the point of original architectural and environmental qualities. Following the conservation and rehabilitation proposals developed for the study area in general scale, it is aimed to produce projects for different sub-study areas, which may be a street rehabilitation project, or the restoration and reuse project of a historic building, or the design project of an infill building within historic context.
MIM 0005 Architectural Design V, MIM 5031 Conservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings
Assist. Prof. Dr. Nisa Semiz
Restorer Architect Şeyda Şen
Tuesday, 13.00-17:00, Ataköy Campus, MTS-4
Wednesday, 11:00-12:00, Ataköy Campus, 2-C-09
Teaching Methods and Techniques
- Lectures, Presentation, Juries and Discussion.
- Madran, E., Özgönül, N. (2005) Kültürel ve Doğal Değerlerin Korunması, Mimarlar Odası, Ankara.
- Ahunbay, Z. (1996, 2006) Tarihi Çevre Koruma ve Restorasyon, YEM Yayın, İstanbul.
- Kuban, D. (2000) Tarihi Çevre Korumanın Mimarlık Boyutu, Kuram ve Uygulama, YEM Yayın, İstanbul.
- Kuban, D. (2001) Türkiye’de Kentsel Koruma, Kent Tarihleri ve Koruma Yöntemleri, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları 116, İstanbul.
- Erder, C. (2007) Tarihi Çevre Bilinci, ODTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Basım İşliği, Ankara.
- Morris, A.E.J. (1979, 1994) History of Urban Form Before the Industrial Revolutions, Pearson Education Limited, England.
- Okyay, İ. (2001) Fransa’da Kentsel Sit Alanlarının Korunması, Malraux Yasası, YEM Yayın, İstanbul.
Introduction of the course.
Introduction of the study area, definition of expectations through the presentation of previous studies.
Distribution of subjects, discussion on the previous studies.
Lecture and discussion
Finalizing the studies on analysis and starting to evaluation.
Studies on evaluation; Depending on the discussion of SWOT, determination of sub-study areas of proposal.
Studies on proposals
Studies on proposals
Studies on proposals
Critical Thinking: Ability to inquire, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions.
Communication: Ability to use appropriate representational media to transmit essential formal elements at design process.
Investigation: Ability to gather, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within design processes.
Design: 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.
World Architecture: Understanding world architecture in terms of their historical, geographical and global factors.
Local 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.
Cultural Heritage and Conservation: Understanding of conservation discourses and methods, and the subjects of cultural heritage, conservation awareness, environmental concerns and ethical responsibility.
Sustainability: 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.
Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility about protecting the commonweal, having respect for historical/cultural and natural resources and improving the life quality.
Nature and Human: Understanding of the relationship between human, the natural environment and the design of the built environment.
Geographical 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.
Life Safety: Understanding the basic principles of security and life-safety systems in the conditions of natural disasters, fire, etc. through building and environment scales.
Structural 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.
Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of physical environmental systems’ design such as lighting, acoustics, climatization and the use of appropriate performance assessment tools.
Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies.
Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic design principles of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems.
Building 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.
Integration 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.
Programming 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.
Comprehensive Project Development: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates to make design decisions across various scales.
Considering Building Costs: Understanding the fundamentals of building construction and use costs.
Architect-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.
Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects.
Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods.
Practice Management: Understanding the basic principles in the architectural practice processes like financial management, business planning, quality management, risk management, discussion and reconciliation.
Leadership: 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.
Legal 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.
Professional Practice: Understanding and fulfillment of employer and intern rights and responsibilities for development of profession.
Ethics of Profession: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in profession regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice.
To gain knowledge about the properties of worth preserving historical site or a building and its environment.
To gain knowledge about analyzing an historical environment.
To use the theorical and applied knowledge for the new additions to existing historical buildings during the reuse process.
To have the ability for planning the stages of conservation and rehabilitation project of historical site and to develop new proposals.
To have the ability for planning the stages of reuse of historical building and its environment and to develop new proposals.