MSc. in Architecture

ARCHITECTURE GRADUATE PROGRAM

Scope

The program offers specific areas of specialization to graduates of architecture and other related disciplines.  Aiming at not only the transfer but also the production of knowledge, it includes both theoretical and applied courses in the field of architecture.  With full awareness of social necessities and needs, students are expected to participate in individual and collective research projects using advanced contemporary technological means.  The program encourages the development of interdisciplinary and international research projects.

Structure

The curriculum offers two trajectories for the selection of the students upon their acceptance to the program:

  1. Computation, Energy & Sustainability

This option focuses on advanced computational design practices and performance oriented design.  Students are expected to specialize in such areas as sustainability, building rating systems, floating cities and energy use in buildings.

  1. Space and [Digital] Culture

This option aims at integrating the theoretical basis of architecture with digital research and presentation methods.  With full awareness of contemporary architectural theories, students are expected to specialize in areas relating to urban renewal and spatial practices.

Upon completion of design studios and course requirements of their chosen curricular trajectory, students are expected to complete a research based thesis in a specialized topic of their own choice.

  1. RITM (RITM -RESTORATION, INTERVENTION, TRANSFORMATION) in Architecture

This option focuses on restorationinterventiontransformation and modification issues with respect to the historical monument and sites. The techniques that are essential for preservation are thought through out the education. The curriculum leads the students to be well equipped with skills for being an architect-restorer.

 

Head of Department

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Başak KUNDAKCI KOYUNBABA

 

Academic Staff:

Prof. Dr. İ. Sevil SARIYILDIZ/Dean

Prof. Dr. Gülsüm BAYDAR

Prof. Dr. Tayfun TANER

Doç. Dr. Başak KUNDAKCI KOYUNBABA/ Head of the Department

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ahenk YILMAZ

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ebru ALAKAVUK

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Eray BOZKURT

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Feray MADEN

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Kıvanç KILINÇ

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Seçkin KUTUCU

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Şebnem YÜCEL

Öğr. Gör. Dr. Onur DURSUN

Öğr. Gör. Ioannis CHATZIKONSTANTINOU