Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
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Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
Course Goals In this course, the students are expected to work with users (local people) and stakeholders (local municipality, associations, trusts and organizations, professional bodies etc.) in order to conduct site analysis and develop architectural programme of the proposed building based on the selected area and topic.
Prerequisite(s) To be successful in Architectural Design IV
Corequisite(s) -
Special Requisite(s) -
Instructor(s) Professor Evrim TÖRE, Assoc. Prof. Yasemin ERKAN YAZICI, Assist. Prof. Dr. Zeynep Ayşe GÖKŞİN
Course Assistant(s) Res. Assist. Şeyda ŞEN, Res. Assist. Ufuk KÜÇÜKYAZICI, Res. Assist. Berkay OSKAY
Schedule Tuesday, 16:00-19:00, 4B-07-09
Office Hour(s) Instructor name, day, hours, XXX Campus, office number.
Teaching Methods and Techniques Site and Workshop studies
Principle Sources • Anderson, N. M. (2014). Public interest design: expanding architecture and design through process and impact. Public: A Journal of Imagining America, 2(2). Retrieved from http://public.imaginingamerica.org/blog/article/public-interest-design-expanding-architecture-and-design-through-process-and-impact/ • Comerio, M. C. (1984). Community design: idealism and entrepreneurship. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 1(4), 227-243. • Comerio, M. C. (1987). Design and empowerment: 20 years of community architecture. Built Environment, 13(1), 15-28. • Jenkins, P. and Pereira,M. (2010). International experience. In P. Jenkins & L. Forsyth, (Eds.), Architecture, Participation and Society. 39-59. London: Routledge. • Meron, G. (2013). Community Engaged Design Education: Final Report from the 2012 Fellowship for Social and Institutional Change at Cornell University. Retrieved from https://issuu.com/giladmeron/docs/sicfellowship_finalreport • Sanoff, H. (2000). Community participation methods in design and planning. USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. • Schuman, A. W. (2005). Introduction: The Pedagogy of Engagement. In M. C. Hardin, (Ed.), From the studio to the streets: Service-learning in planning and architecture, 1-15. Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education. • Ertaş, H. (2017). Yuvarlak Masa Toplantısı: Katılımcı Mimarlık: İmkanlar ve Tuzaklar. XXI, Mart 2017. https://xxi.com.tr/i/katilimci-mimarlik-imkanlar-ve-tuzaklar
Other Sources Web Sites: • Auburn Rural Studio www.ruralstudio.org • Dayanışma Mimarlığı Sergisi https://www.dayanismamimarligi.org/kitap.php?l=En • MEF Üniversitesi Tasarla-Yap Stüdyosu http://fada.mef.edu.tr/tr/2018
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Informing the students about the aim and the scope of the course Presentation with visual material
2. Week Analysis Studies:Questionnaires, interviews and site analysis on site Field work
3. Week Analysis Studies:Questionnaires, interviews and site analysis on site Field work
4. Week Analysis Studies: Evaluating questionnaires in the site and converting them into graphics Field work
5. Week Analysis Studies: Evaluating questionnaires in the site and converting them into graphics Field work
6. Week Mid-term presentation 1a: presentation of site analysis and results of questionnaires with graphics and tables (Presentation for instructors) Studio work
7. Week Holiday
8. Week Mid-term presentation 1b: presentation of site analysis and results of questionnaires with graphics and tables on site (Presentation to the participants in the site) Workshop + Exhibition 1
9. Week Design Studies: In line with the data obtained from the analysis studies, design alternatives for the park will be developed on the site plan. Studio work
10. Week Design Studies: In line with the data obtained from the analysis studies, design alternatives for the park will be developed on the site plan and studies for sections and facades Studio work
11. Week Design Studies: In line with the data obtained from the analysis studies, design alternatives for the park will be developed on the site plan and studies for section and facades Studio work
12. Week Mid-term presentation 2a: presentation of site plan alternatives (Presentation for instructors) Studio work
13. Week Mid-term presentation 2b: presentation/exhibition/selection of site plan alternatives on site(Presentation to the participants in the site) Workshop + Exhibition 2
14. Week Work on final submission Studio work
15. Week
16. Week
17. Week
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Jury 2 40
Final Exam 1 60

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-1Understanding architecture profession as a tool to create public interest (KNOWLEDGE)
LO-2Embracing a participatory approach in the research and design process in identifying the use of the site and developing urban/architectural design (KNOWLEDGE)
LO-3Doing and compiling research to understand social, spatial and economical structure, and establish problems, needs and demands during field work (SKILLS)
LO-4Being able to work in partnership with both stakeholders and the design team in reaserch and design process (SKILLS)
LO-5Experiencing participatory design approaches as a part of architecture education and profession (COMPETANCY)
Course Assessment Matrix:
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