WOMEN IN THE
TERRITORIES OF TURKISH
Part of the larger collection Women in Modern
and Contemporary Territories of Architecture, a
project researched and developed by
Dr. Meral Ekincioglu
Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2016
Aydan Balamir, B.Arch, M.Arch, Ph.D.
Received her degrees from Department of Architecture at METU, where she has been
teaching architectural design and theory courses since 1985. Prior to working at
METU, carried out doctoral research as Fulbright scholar at UC Berkeley. Held
architectural practice in private offices and through university fund projects. Served
Councils of Cappadocia (1997-2007) and Ankara Renewal Area
(2008-2011). Membership in professional boards and
juries, including the
Committee of National Exhibition and Awards (chairperson, 1997-2004) and the
Executive Board of Architecture Association 1927 (chairperson, 2012-14). Among
architectural exhibitions she has organized, the one on
brought two international awards for its catalogue published in 2010. Recent
on design studio experiments in urban context.
Fields of interest and research topics
Architectural criticism; history and theory of modern architecture
Design in urban context, study of historical fabrics; building types, traditional and
Architectural design education, classical-academic and modern paradigms
(Ph.D.) METU, Department of Architecture, Ankara
Dissertation: “Changes in the Discipline and Identity of the Architect:
Classical-Academic and Modern Approaches to Architectural
Profession, Education, Design”
(Ph.D. Program) Graduate Research
University of California, Berkeley
(M.Arch) METU, Department of Architecture,
Thesis: “Adaptation, Alienation and Obsolescence in Residential
Environments: A Study with Reference to User Participation in
Vernacular and Contemporary Architecture”
(B.Arch) METU, Department of Architecture, Ankara
(Prof., 2012; Assoc. Prof., 1996) METU Department of
Architecture, Design Program
appointment) Karabük University, Safranbolu Fine Arts and
1985-1996 (Instructor) METU Department of Architecture, Design
(Teaching Associate) University of California Berkeley,
College of Environmental Design
1981-1983 (Research Assistant) METU Department of Architecture,
Design and History Branches
(Teaching Assistant) Ankara State Academy of Engineering and
Architecture, Construction and Basic Design Chairs
1999-2000 (Project director) Prototype design for Primary Schools, Ministry
of National Education; METU revolving fund project (partner: Ali
1988-1990 (Project director) Design of Industrial Engineering Department of
METU; METU revolving fund project (partners: Sevinç Yavuz,
1979-1981 (Associate) to Bilirgil Architecture and
(Parttime architect) Architect) Özgüner
1974-1975 (Staff architect) Çinici Architecture and
Awards & recognitions
2014-2001 METU Incentive Premium for Performance (based on annual activity
reports of 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012-2014)
The CICA Julius Posener Exhibition Catalogue Award 2011;
Comité International des Critiques d'Architecture (announced 28
Austrian Republic Golden Merit Medal / Goldenes Ehrenzeichen für
Verdienste um die Republik Österreich (decorated 8 March 2011)
Design Award; OMIM (METU Faculty of Architecture Alumni
Association); design of commemoration object for the
50th foundation year of the Faculty
METU High Academic Success Certificate (based on the annual activity
report of 1999)
First Mention Award; team member as consultant to national
competition entry: The New Central Business District for Ankara
Grants & scholarships
Institute of Architects of Pakistan (IAP), visiting and travel
grant (conference), Islamabad
Müry Salzmann Verlag, travel grant (memorial day
Europaforum-Wien, travel grant (memorial day panel), Vienna
Gandhara School of Architecture, visiting grant (curriculum
development and seminar), Karachi, Islamabad, Taxila
Aga Khan Award for Architecture, travel grant and honorarium
(technical review reports, 2007 cycle) Addis Ababa, New Delhi and
Oregon University Overseas International Program, travel grant
and honorarium (summer school), Rome, Pompei, Herculaneum
Aga Khan Award for Architecture and the Kuwait Society of
Engineers, visiting and travel grant (international seminar),
Institute of Architects of Pakistan (IAP), visiting and travel grant
(exhibition), Islamabad, Karachi
Chamber of Architects of Turkey, travel grant (UIA 2002, 21st World
Congress of Architecture) Berlin
Aga Khan Award for Architecture, visiting and travel grant
(international seminar and study tour),
Tehran, Yazd, Isfahan
Austrian Embassy, Ankara and Consulate of Istanbul, publication
support grant (exhibition catalogue on Clemens Holzmeister)
Austrian Consulate of Istanbul, research and travel grant (Albertina
Museum archives and study tour), Vienna
Aga Khan Program at MIT, visiting grant (international conference at
Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, travel grant (9th UIFA Congress,
Union Internationale des Femmes Architectes), Copenhagen
Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, research support grant
(documentation of contemporary mosque architecture)
Union of Hungarian Architects, visiting and travel grant
(international workshop and study tour), Northern Hungary
University of California Berkeley, departmental scholarship
(non-resident tuition waiver)
Fulbright-Hays Scholarship for Ph.D. study in USA
METU (with partners)
Arch 571 / Directed Studies: Modern
Architectural Heritage (tutorial)
Arch 111/ Introduction to Architectural
2009, 10, 12
Arch 418 / Case Studies in Architectural
Criticism (3 terms)
Arch 301-302 / Architectural Design III-IV
(3rd year studios)
1988-1990 Graduate Seminar on Methods of Historical
Research (ISS 501)
1985-02 (except 1992-96), Arch 121-122 /
Introduction to Architecture I-II
Environmental Design (tutorial)
1984-90 Arch 322 / History of Art and Architecture IV
1984-85 Arch 104 / Graphic Communication
1981-92 (except 1983-84) Arch 101-102 / Basic Design, Introduction to
Architectural Design (1st year studio
Cyprus International University, Nicosia, Graduation Project (guest
instructor, spring term)
Karabük University-Safranbolu, 3rd year Ateliers and Graduation
Project (part-time appointment) 1999
University, Graduation Project (guest instructor, spring term)
UC Berkeley, Env. Design S 11A, Beginning Design studio
(course associate, summer term)
Construction I-II; Basic Design; Ankara State Academy of
Architecture (course assistant)
International summer/winter schools
Studio critic; Urban Exchange Studio 08: Urbanity, Culture
and the Placing of Difference: Redevelopment of Ulus
Historical Centre in Ankara; University of Adelaide and METU
(coordinators: Samer Akkash and Müge Akkar Ercan).
Studio reviewer and jury critic; Oregon University Overseas
International Program in Rome: A Museum of Memory / Palimpsest
Studies (program coordinator: Alison Snyder).
Workshop coordinator (with Berin Gür); International Winter
School 2006; Urban Recycling: Inspiration of the Wreck, the
Scrap, and the Carcass; Gazi University, Department of
Architecture (program coordinator: Nur Çağlar).
Mentor and workshop organizer; The Global Studio 2005:
International Design Charrette: Urban Acapuncture in Zeyrek;
Sydney University, La Sapienza-Rome, Columbia University, ITU,
METU (program convenor: Anna Rubbo).
Studio critic; International Summer School, Beyond the Boundaries:
From Fragmentation Towards Integration; Eastern Mediterranean
University, Famagusta (coordinator: Hıfsiye Pulhan).
Thesis Supervision (M.Arch)
Niloofar Taghizadeh, “A Comparative Study of Covered Shopping
Spaces: Covered Bazaars, Arcades, Shopping Malls”
Aslı Yıldız, “Historical Continuity: Three Modernist Masters, Their
Precedents and Descendants”
Senem Yıldırım, “Urban Parasites: Re-appropriation of Interstitial
Spaces in Architecture through the Act of Graffiti”
Zeynep Öktem, “Design Guidelines for Schools of Children with
Autism; Case Study: Private Ilgi Special Education School”
Özgür Ürey, “Use of Traditional Elements in Contemporary Mosque
Architecture in Turkey” (Principal supervisor: Ali Uzay Peker)
Nur Durmaz, “Awarding Architecture in Turkey: National Architecture
Exhibition and Awards Program” 2009 Esra Aydoğan, “From
Advertising Architecture to Media Façade: Communication Through
Mert Kayasü, “Regenerating the Urban Fabric: A Proposal for a Hybrid
Infill in Mardin”
Satsuki Matsushita, “Comparative Study of the Structure of Traditional
Timber Housing in Turkey and Japan” (Co-supervisor: Arda
Selcen Tuncer, “Spatial Planning of Urban Centers in Metropolitan
Cities: Redevelopment Projects and Architectural Production in Berlin
Betül Gül Özyol, “Rethinking the Urban Block in Turkey: A Study
with Reference to Siedlung Typologies and Perimeter Houses”
(Co-supervisor: Ali Cengizkan)
Efsun Aydın, “Design and Production of Industrialized Houses:
Prototype House Design in the Post- Earthquake Period”
Çağla Alkaya, “Tectonic Analysis of Buildings:
Cases from Ankara”
Tolga Işıkyıldız, “Contemporary Mosque
Architecture in Turkey”
Defne Ülgüray, “Tectonics of Minimalism in Contemporary Architecture”
Elif Özçelebi, “An Inquiry on the Impact of Competitions in
Architectural Practice: Documentation of Architectural Design
Competitions in Turkey Between the Years 1931-1969” (Principal
supervisor: Yıldırım Yavuz)
Tülin Vural, “The Effects of Cultural Democratization Movement on
the Architecture of Cultural Centers in Turkey and in the World”
Zeynep Korkmaz, “Compositional Principles in Classical, Modern and
Postmodern Languages of Architecture: A Case Study on Mass and
Façade Compositions of Apartment Buildings in Ankara” (Cosupervisor: Gül Asatekin)
Zeynep Durmuş, “Designing New Buildings in Old Settlements: A
Case Study in Datça Mahallesi, Muğla” (Co-supervisor: Gül
Özgür Özakın, “Analysis of Urban and Architectural Visions in Recent
Science Fiction Films”
Erkmen Savaşkan, “Architecture and Fashion: Indices of the
Westernization Process through the Study of the Fashionable in
Murat Çetin, “A Study on the Environmental Quality Problem in Collective
Housing Settlements in Turkey” 1990 Çiğdem Tacal, “Social, Cultural
and Architectural Meaning of Museum Institution in Relation with its
Conceptual Backgrounds in History”
Ümit Ünal, “Architectural Design of Museum Buildings–Project Proposal
Student Design Awards (based on studio projects)
Kutay Biberoğlu, Association of Architectural Education (MIMED)
Awards, Incentive Award
Ertuğrul Danacı, Çatıder National Student Competition: Roofing an
Archeological Site-Milas, 2nd Prize
Burcu Ateş, Ceren Demircan, Özlem Özdener, Association of
Architectural Education (MIMED) Awards, Incentive Award
Cana Dai, Silverline Sudent Competition: Kitchen Design, Mention Award
Müge Kruşa, Association of Architectural Education (MIMED)
Award, Jury Special Award 2007
Alper Pehlivan, Nurgül Yardım,
Selin Baştuğ, Çuhadaroğlu Alüminyum 2007 Student Competition:
Demountable Stage Design, 3rd Prize
Berin Chatzi Chousein, Çiğdem Çakmaklı, Müge Kruşa, Dicle
Özdemir, Çuhadaroğlu Alüminyum 2007 Student Competition:
Demountable Stage Design, Mention Prize
Emre Odabaş, Sevda Özkan, Ali Aslankan, Övgü Pelen, Zeynep
Öktem; UIA 2004, Celebration of Cities Competition, Student
Category; awarded among ‘Projects Selected for International Phase’
Yasemin Eren Gültekin, Uygar Yüksel, UIA 2004, Celebration of
Cities Competition, Student Category; awarded among
‘Chamber of Architects Special Awards’
Pınar Yoldaş, Association of Architectural Education (MIMED)
Awards; 3rd Year Project Award
Betül Gül Özyol, Turkish Free Architects Association (TSMD)
Awards; 3rd Year Project Award Membership
Administration, National Organizations
Preservation Council, Ankara Renewal Area Regional Preservation
Council, Turkish Ministry of Culture (appointment by Higher Education
Advisory Board, Social Sciences Database, ULAKBIM-TUBITAK
(Academic Network and Information Centre - Scientific and
Technological Research Council of Turkey)
Preservation Council, Cappadocia (Nevşehir) Regional Council of
Preservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage, Turkish Ministry of
Culture (appointment by Higher Education Council)
METU University Senate
Administrative Board, METU Research Center for Applied
Ethics Field Committee, METU Presidency
Administration, Professional Organizations
(President) Elected Administrative Board, Architects Association 1927
Board of Trustees and Administrative Board, Şevki Vanlı Architecture
Elected Administrative Board, METU Faculty of Architecture
Alumni Association (OMIM)
(General Secretary) Elected Administrative Board, Architects
Board of Trustees, Şevki Vanlı Architecture Foundation
Elected Administrative Board, METU
Academic Staff Society
Elected Administrative Board, Chamber of
Architects of Turkey
Editorial Board, International Journal of Islamic
Advisory Board, Abadi: Quarterly Journal of
Architecture and Urbanism
Publication Committee, Mimarlık, Chamber of
Architects of Turkey
Publication Commission, Ankara Rehberi, Turkish Free
Architects Association (TSMD)
Publication Commission, Bülten, Chamber of Architects
Advisory Board of Editors, Anadolu Üniversitesi Bilim ve Teknoloji
Editorial Board, Architectural Yearbook 1, Koleksiyon A. Ş.
Publication Committee, Mimarlık, Chamber of Architects of Turkey
(Chairperson 1992-94) Publication Committee, Mimarlık,
Chamber of Architects of Turkey 1984-85 Publication
Committee, Mimarlık, Chamber of Architects of Turkey
Competition and Award Juries
Küçük Armutlu Neighborhood Improvement Architectural and
Environmental Ideas Project, national project competition
(Chairperson) Kepez Municipality Focal Building Architectural and
Environmental Ideas Project, national project competition,
Antalya (September 2015)
Architecture Yearbook, Turkey 2014, Arkitera (March 2015)
Roboski Museum and Memorial, national project competition (September
Türk Telekom Research Building, METU Technoparc, invited project
competition (June 2009)
Design of the Congress Valley for UIA 2005, national project
competition, Istanbul (August 2004)
Arkitera–AMV Young Architect Awards (August 2004)
UIA 2005 Istanbul International Logo Competion, Chamber of
Architects of Turkey (July 2003)
(Chairperson) Garden-Terrace Competition, Kavaklıderem
Association (May 2002)
Izmir College Extension Building–SEV, invited project competition (July
TSMD Annual Awards, Turkish Free Architects Association (3 stages:
June 1999-February 2000)
Student Ideas Competition, Chamber of Architects, Ankara (3 stages:
December 1998-September 1999)
Education, Administration and Leisure Facilities of Turkey Cement
Producers Union, TÇMB, invited project competition (November 1998)
Summer Researches Award, METU Faculty of Architecture (2 stages:
September 1997-February 1998)
5th National Architecture Awards, Chamber of Architects (April 1996)
(Chairperson) 4th National Architecture Awards, Chamber of Architects
Service to Professional Organizations (selected)
Architectural Works Registration Board, Turkish Free
Architects Association (TSMD)
(Chairperson) Competitions Committee, Architects
Architectural Works Registration Board, Turkish Free
Architects Association (TSMD)
Intellectual Rights Commission, Chamber of Architects
Building Identification Work Group, Chamber of
Architects Ankara Chapter
Turkish Architecture Database, Arkitera–AMV
Building Control Decree Commission, Chamber of
Architects Ankara Chapter
Profession Act Commission, Chamber of Architects
(Chairperson) National Architecture Exhibition and Awards
Committee, Chamber of Architects of Turkey (four award cycles)
Architectural Works Registration Board, Turkish Free Architects
European Union and GATTS Professional Equality Commission,
Chamber of Architects of Turkey
Chamber of Architects representative, 9th UIFA Congress,
Copenhagen, 19-22 August 1991
Chamber of Architects representative, International Workshop:
National Identity and Architecture of 1980s, Hungarian Architects
Union, 2-11 October 1990
Departmental Duties (selected)
Department Representative, Education
3rd Year Studio Coordinator
Student Transfer Committee
3rd Year Studio Coordinator
Department Representative, METU Publicity Fair
Faculty Promotion Criteria Committee
Faculty Education Board
3rd Year Studio Coordinator
Terms of Appointment and Promotion Commission
Arch 290 Summer Practice Review Committee
5-year Educational Program Committee
OMIM, METU Faculty of Architecture Alumni Association
DoCoMoMo International, Documentation and Conservation
of the Modern Movement
DoCoMoMo Turkey, National Working Party
(Founding member) MIMED, Association of
Architectural Education in Turkey
Architects Association 1927
Fulbright Alumni Association of Turkey
SANART, Association for the Promotion of Visual
Arts in Turkey, Ankara
UIFA, Union Internationale des Femmes
METU Academic Staff Society
Chamber of Architects of Turkey
RESEARCH, DESIGN and CURATORSHIP
(Coordinator) To the Memory of Sinan: Architect Sinan’s
Masterpieces and the National Architecture Awards Program in
Turkey, Turkish Embassy of Pakistan.
— Venues: 1) Islamabad, National Library, 7-11 December 2004; 2)
Karachi, Indus Valley School of Architecture, 13-20 December
(Coordinator) National Architecture Awards of Turkey 1988-2002,
Chamber of Architects of Turkey.
— Venue: UIA 2002 Berlin, 21st World Architecture Congress, July 2002.
(Research and design coordinator) Clemens Holzmeister: Architect at
Turning Points of History; Austrian Consulate Cultural Office, Istanbul;
Austrian Embassy, Ankara; METU and ITU.
1) Christopher Wilson, Exhibition: Architect at Turning Points of
History, Journal of Society of Architectural Historians (62:4)
December 2003, 512-513.
2) Burçak Madran, Mimarı Sergiyle Anmak: Clemens Holzmeister,
Arredamento Mimarlık (100+46) 2002, 24-26.
Venues: 1) Honorary Hall of the Turkish Parliament, 2-4 October
2001; 2) Çankaya Contemporary Arts Gallery, 5-30 November
2001; 3) Dolmabahçe Cultural Centre, Istanbul, 15-30 March 2002;
ITU Faculty of Architecture, April 2003; 5) Vienna Technical
University, 18 March-2 April 2004; 6) 6th Art and Design Biennale,
Sao Paulo, 22 October-11 December 2005.
(Research and design coordinator) National Architecture Exhibition
1988-2000, Building Awards Selection, Tepe Center for
Architectural Culture, Chamber of Architects.
— Venues: 1st International Architecture Week; Istanbul, Ankara,
Izmir; November 1999-January 2000 (displayed with exhibitions of
Aga Khan Awards and Pritzker Architecture Prize).
(Academic Consultant) Architect as Scenery Painter: Clemens
Holzmeister’s Landscape and Stage
Paintings in Turkey (1940-1972).
—Venue: CerModern Modern Arts Center, Ankara, 18 November-2
(Editor) Pages: Clemens Holzmeister.
— Venue: METU Faculty of Architecture, 8-31 March 2011.
(Organization Board) 10 Works, Turkish Free Architects Association
— Venue: Architects Association 1927, Ankara, December 2009.
(Editor) Studio term projects, Eco Design Meeting / Eko
Tasarım Buluşması, ITU Faculty of Architecture
— Venue: Construction Fair, Istanbul, 15-29 May 2009.
(Editor) Contents and catalogue; National Architecture Awards 19882004.
— Venue: Congress Valley (street display), Istanbul, July 2005 (display
2005 Istanbul, 22nd World Architecture Congress).
(Participation, with Ali Cengizkan); “An A-typical Prototype for
Primary Schools”, 8th National Architecture Exhibition.
— Venue: Çankaya Contemporary Arts Gallery, Ankara 1-10 July 2002.
— Published in exhibition catalogue: 8th Turkish Architectural
Exhibition and Awards, YEM Yayın, Istanbul, 2000, 105.
(Coordinator, with Türkan Uraz and Ayşegül Tokol); Housing in
Mardin, ITU and METU Projects.
— Venue: Darphane, Istanbul, 1-30 July 2000; Mardin City Council, 1417 July 2003.
Research Projects (selected)
(Field research, with Türkan Uraz) Documentation of Three Historical
Mansions in Mardin.
(Research coordinator) exhibition on Clemens Holzmeister, Austrian
Consulate Cultural Office, Istanbul; (including archival research and
(Project director) “References for Beginning Year Education in
Architecture: Digitization of Visual Material, Arch 121-122
Courses”, METU–BAP (Scientific Research Project).
(Project director) “Old and New Urban Fabrics in Mardin: Order of
Spatial and Tectonic Formation”; METU–BAP (Scientific Research
(Researcher, 2002; Project Director, 2003) “Prof. Clemens
Holzmeister Archive: The Architect’s Life, Works and Contribution to
Turkish Architecture”, METU–AFP (Scientific Research Project).
(Field research, with Türkan Uraz) Urban Sdudy of Amasya
(Researcher) Documentation of Contemporary Mosque Architecture
in Turkey; supported by research grant from Aga Khan Program for
Expert Reports (excepting expert reports for law courts)
On Site Review Reports prepared for Aga Han Awards for Architecture,
2007 Cycle. Site visits, March- April 2007; presented to the Grand
Jury, June 2007 (full texts in archnet.org):
— Royal Netherlands Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (by Dick van
Gameren and Bjarne Mastenbroek)
— Parliament Library, New Delhi, India (by Raj Rewal Associates)
— Druk White Lotus School, Shey, India (by ARUP Associates)
Appraisal report (with Alev Erkmen), restoration of Grand Ankara
Hotel, September 2006; prepared for Docomomo-Turkey.
Scientific committee reports (with Suha Özkan); prepared for UIA
International Council Meetings for 2005 Congress: June 2003, May
Project nomination reports; prepared for Aga Khan Award for
Architecture (award cycles of 1992, 1995, 2001, 2004, 2010).
Project report; “Traditional Design Approaches and Planning for
Elvanköy Housing” (section 2), Çinici Architecture Report, prepared
for Emlak Kredi Bank.
(Consultant for study trips) Uygur Architects, Turkish Embassy in
Dhaka, July 2012-January 2013.
(Advisory board member) Activities organized in Berlin and Ankara:
“East in West” Berlin Deutsches Architektur Zentrum (DAZ), 12
March 2012; “West in East” Turkish Free Architects Association
(TSMD) Ankara,14 June 2012.
— EU supported project: “Re-ACT, Re-Reading Architecture as
Cultural Transformation” (project coordinator: Yeşim Hatırlı).
— Publication: Re-ACT, Re-Reading Architecture as a Cultural
Transformation, ed. Elvan Altan Ergut, Neşe Gurallar, Türk
Serbest Mimarlar Derneği, 2012.
Architecture Curriculum for NUST School of Architecture, Islamabad,
— Preliminary reports and curriculum proposal.
(Contents consultant) TV serial of 13 documentary films, production
and broadcasting by NTV; Istanbul Free Architects Association
(ISMD), August-November 2009.
— EU supported project: “FOLIA, Fragments of Living” (project coordinator:
Publicity book and DVD: Yaşasın Mimarlık / Long Live
Architecture, ISMD-Soyak, Istanbul.
Architecture Curriculum for Gandhara School of Architecture,
Taxila, Pakistan, September 2008.
— Preliminary reports and curriculum proposal.
(Scientific consultant) editorial of city guides, Mardin Culture Tourism and
— EU supported project (project coordinator: Hakan Ogan; texts by Fatma
— Publication: Mardin Şehir Rehberi / City Guide / Guide de la
Ville, Mardin Culture Tourism and Publicity Association.
Design Practice (published works)
Üzümcü House, Bodrum; application project by Pozitif Mimarlık (in
process of publication).
(Aydan Balamir, Türkan Uraz, Mert Kayasü) Competition entry: Mardin
in the Network: Architecture of a Nerve System, UIA 2004 ‘Celebration
of Cities’ Architectural Consultation.
— Published in: 1) archnet.org, 2) Arkitekt (75:03) May-June 2008, 4456.
(Aydan Balamir, Ali Cengizkan) METU revolving fund project: Ministry
of National Education, Prototype for Primary School of 240 Students;
complete project (preliminary design, application project and working
— Published in: İlköğretim Yapıları, T.C. Milli Eğitim Bakanlığı
Yatırımlar ve Tesisler Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2000.
— Published in: M. Levent Gedizlioğlu, ed., Örnek İlköğretim Okulu
Projeleri: TC Milli Eğitim Bakanlığı Öncülüğünde Üniversitelerle
İşbirliği İçerisinde Gerçekleştirilen Örnek Projeler (1998-2000),
Mimarlık (314) November 2003, 53-64 (collective review; this
(Aydan Balamir, Sevinç Yavuz, Nihal Bursa) Industrial Engineering
Department Building, METU; METU revolving fund project
(preliminary design, application project and working drawings);
building in use since 1994.
Published and reviewed in: Gri Eleştiri Grubu, Bina Kabuğunun
İçeriden Çatlatılması: ODTÜ Endüstri Mühendisliği Bölüm Binası,
Mimarlık (272) 1996, 44-47.
Telmessos Resort Town, Fethiye (preliminary design for urban scheme
— Published (brochure): Telmessos’a Çağrı / A Call to Telmessos, eds.
Aydan (Keskin) Bilirgil, Syed Ali Rizvi; Gözde Reprodüksiyon, 1980.
Graduate student project; Breakfast Set Design Published in: Mehmet
Asatekin, ODTÜ’de Endüstri Tasarımı Çalışmaları, Mimarlık, April 1976,
Articles in Books and Journals
Housing Design Studio in the Age of Google Earth: Planimetric Studies
Through Superposition of Site with Case Studies, Mimed Forum 4:
Flexibility in Architectural Education, eds. Beyhan B. Hisarlıgil, Sevgi
Lökçe, Oktay Turan, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 262-279.
From North to South, from East to West, Re-ACT, Re-Reading
Architecture as a Cultural Transformation, ed. Elvan Altan Ergut,
Neşe Gurallar, Türk Serbest Mimarlar Derneği, 2012, 46-49.
Entries: “Palimpsest” and “Suburb”, Becoming Istanbul, An
Encyclopedia / Eine Enzyklopädie, ed. Pelin Derviş, Bülent Tanju,
Uğur Tanyeli; trans. Ziya Dikbaş, Garanti Gallery and Deutsches
Architekturmuseum, 2008, 205-207 and 302-303.
Royal Netherlands Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Intervention
Architecture: Building for Change, introduction by Homi K.
Bhabha; I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd., 2007, 114-129.
Experiences in the 3rd Year Architectural Design Studio, The Design
Studio: A Black Hole, ed. Gülsün Sağlamer, YEM Yayın, Istanbul,
(Türkan Uraz, Aydan Balamir) Place as a Teaching Resource: A Studio
Experiment in the North Central Anatolian Town of Amasya, METU
Journal of Faculty of Architecture (23:1) 2006, 1-18.
Architectural Criticism: Thinking Thinner, Deeper and Wider,
Architectural Criticism and Journalism: Global Perspectives,
ed. Mohammad al-Asad with Majd Musa, Umberto Allemandi & C.,
Turin, 2006, 40- 45.
Turkey Between East and West, Iran: Architecture for
Changing Societies, ed. Philip Jodidio, Umberto Allemandi &
C., Turin, 2004, 83-92; Plates 65-74. — Translations:
(Jale Erzen, Aydan Balamir) Case Study IV: Turkey, Architecture of the
Contemporary Mosque, eds. Ismail Serageldin, James Steele,
Academy Editions, London, 1996, 100-117.
Changes in the Discipline and Identity of the Architect: ClassicalAcademic and Modern Approaches to Profession, Education, Design,
IAPS Bulletin (2-3) April, 1996, 27-28.
(Gül Asatekin, Aydan Balamir) Varieties of Tradition and
Traditionalism, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review
(1:2) 1990, 61-70.
Reflective Study of Site and Precedents in Design Studio, Connecting
the Disconnected, International Conference on Architectural
Education, BAE-IAP, Islamabad, 19-21 December 2014.
—Abstract in: Info Booklet, BAE-IAP.
A Trilogy of Counter Projects, Festival dell’Architettura 6-2011; Parma,
Modena, Reggio Emilio, 19-21 October 2011.
Full paper in: European City Architecture: Project, Structure, Image,
ed. Lamberto Amistadi, Enrico Prandi; Festival Architettura Edizioni,
Parma, 2011, 26-29
(Aydan Balamir, Türkan Uraz) The Extrovert Courtyard House: An Urban
Typology in Mardin–The Mungan House, The Mediterranean Medina,
International Seminar, Pescara, 17-19 June 2004.
— Full paper in: The Mediterranean Medina, International
Seminar; eds. Ludovico Micara, Attilio Petruccioli, Ettore Vadini;
Gangemi Editore, 2009, 127-132.
Housing Design Studio in the Age of Google Earth: Planimetric Studies
Through Superposition of Site with Case Studies, International Conference:
Architectural Education Forum IV, Erciyes University, Kayseri, 26- 29 May
— Abstract in: Abstracts, Erciyes University Faculty of Architecture, 2009,
— Selected papers in edited book; see 5.1, 2013.
(Aydan Balamir, Türkan Uraz) Old and New Fabrics of Mardin: Loss of
Transitions in Spatial and Structural Form, The Planned City? ISUF
International Conference, Trani, 3-6 July 2003.
— Full paper in: The Planned City? ISUF International
Conference; eds. Attilio Petruccioli, Michele Stella, Guiseppe
Strappa; Uniongrafica Corcelli Editrice, Bari, 2003, vol. II, 589-594.
(Aydan Balamir, Esin Boyacıoğlu) Behind the Sacred and the Public:
Holzmeister’s Sheltering House Architecture, Architekt zwischen
Tradition und Moderne, Internationales Symposion, Austrian Consulate
Cultural Forum and ITU Faculty of Architecture, 10-11 April 2003.
— Abstract in: Kurzfassungen der Referaten, 34-36; Özet Kitabı, 7-8.
2002 Architecture and Exercise of Identity: Building Culture in Modern Turkey,
Cultural Exchange Seminar, Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization and
Aga Khan Award for Architecture; Museum of Modern Art, Tehran, 1216 October 2002.
— Full paper in: Architecture and Exercise of Identity: A Profile of
Building Culture in Modern Turkey, Abadi, Quarterly Journal of
Architecture and Urbanism (13: 38) Spring 2003, 20-45 (parallel text
— Translated to Bulgarian: Apxntektypa (3-4) 2003, 65-69.
Keynote speech; Theory and Practice in Tandem: Conditions of a
Meritocratic System in Architectural Education, 19th EAAE International
Conference: Re-integrating Theory and Design, Gazi University, Ankara,
23-25 May 2001.
— Full paper in: Re-integrating Theory and Design in Architectural
Education, ed. Nur Çağlar; EAAE Transactions on architectural
education No. 11, 2001, 43-69.
(Türkan Uraz, Aydan Balamir) Place as a Teaching Tool for Spatial
Habitus in Context: A Studio Experiment in Amasya, International
Conference: Habitus 2000–A Sense of Place, Curtin University of
Technology, Perth, 5-9 September 2000.
— Full paper in: (Proceedings in CD-ROM) Habitus 2000–A Sense of
Place, ed. John Stephens, 2000.
Dikmen Valley Project by Doruk Pamir, Future of the Past: Architectural
Heritage of Dhaka, International Symposium, Bangladesh University of
Engineering and Technology.
— Abstract in: Book of Abstracts, ed. M. Rahman, Bangladesh
University of Engineering and Technology, 1996, 13-14 January 1996,
32-33. (Paper delivered by Doruk Pamir.)
Disciplinary Questions of Design-Centered Professions in Retrospect:
Prospective Identities Through the Example of Antithetical Posititons in
Architectural Thinking and Pedagogy, 18th Design History Society Annual
Conference: Futures-Visions and Revisions, Middlesex University, London
13-15 December 1996.
Conference; Architecture and the Question of Identity: Buildings of
Dwelling and Prayer in Postmodern Turkey, Rethinking the Project of
Modernity in Turkey: An Interdisciplinary Conference, MIT Boston, 10-13
(Aydan Balamir, Sevinç Yavuz) Plenary Session; Debates on Character
and Identity in Architecture, 9th UIFA Congress: Identity in Architecture,
Copenhagen, 19-22 August 1991.
— Abstract in: UIFA 91 Programme, Union Internationale des Femmes
(Gül Asatekin, Aydan Balamir) Varieties of Tradition and Traditionalism,
International Symposium: Traditional Dwellings and Settlements in a
Comparative Perspective, UC Berkeley, 7-10 April 1988.
— Full paper in: Traditional Environments: Interpretive
Approaches, Working Paper Series, volume 3, IASTE WP03-89; series
eds. Nezar AlSayyad, Jean-Paul Bourdier, 1989, 1-25.
Panel/Seminar Talks and Presentations
Archival Research for Holzmeister, Historiography of Architecture and
the Archive, Ankara Meeting at METU, Faculty of Architecture, 8 April
(Memorial day and book launch for Prof. Wilfried Posch) Clemens
Holzmeister’s Controversial Relation with Modernism, Clemens Holzmeister
Matinée, Müry Salzmann Verlag, Salzburg Festival House, 24 June 2010.
Problems of the Modern Cultural Heritage in Turkey: The Case of Ankara
Coal Gas Factory, International Seminar, Workplaces: Transformation of
Places of Production, Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Santral Istanbul,
12-13 January 2009.
(Public talk) Clemens Holzmeister’s Years of Exile in Turkey, Austrian
Embassy of Ankara, 3 March 2009. 2008 (Memorial day, media panel)
Two Palaces for Two Capitals, Matinée Clemens Holzmeister,
EuropaforumWien; Funkhaus, Vienna, 12 October 2008.
(Public talk) Question of Identity and Regionalism in Architecture,
Karachi Chapter of Institute of Architects, 11 September 2008.
(Public talk) Response to Culture, Climate and Site: The Dutch Embassy
in Addis Ababa; Angan Lecture, Brac University, Dhaka, 10 September
Focus Ulus: Student Projects on the Historic Center of Ankara, Seminar
and Workshop: Ulus, The Center of Ankara, VEKAM (Vehbi Koç Ankara
Research Center), Ankara, 29 May 2006.
What It Takes To Get a Modern Building Registered as Cultural
Heritage in Turkey, Discussion Session II: Sustainability and
Conservation of Modern Architectural Heritage, 9th Docomomo
International Conference: Other Modernisms, Istanbul-Ankara,
24-29 September 2006.
Keynote speaker and discussant; Architectural Criticism and
Periodicals, Architectural Journalism and Criticism Seminar; Aga Khan
Award for Architecture, Kuwait Society of Engineers, CICAInternational Committee of Architectural Critics and Kuwait League of
Architects; Kuwait City, 6-7 December 2005.
European Community Directives for Architectural Education, Institute
of Architects’ Education Symposium: Appropriate Curriculum for 21 st
Century Architecture Institutions, National Library for Pakistan,
Islamabad, 8 December 2004.
Exhibition opening talk; To the Memory of Sinan: The National
Architecture Awards Program in Turkey, Islamabad, National Library of
Pakistan, 7-11 December 2004.
Thematic Panel; Architectural Education in Turkey, ACSA 2001 International
Conference, Oriental-Occidental: Geography, Identity, Space, Istanbul,
15-19 June 2001.
Panel; A Case for Symbolic Award Systems: National Awards of the
Chamber of Turkish Architects, International Architecture Week,
Conference 3: Awarding in the Field of Architecture, Tepe Center of
Architectural Culture, Istanbul, 20-24 November 2000.
Conservation Board of Cappadocia: Problems Faced, Symposium 3:
Environmental / Architectural Issues and (New) Possibilities in
Cappadocia, Platform-C, Cappadocia Academy 2000, Ürgüp, 3-23
Theoretical Workshop; Basic Design Studio Works from METU, FIDE
1998: International Symposium on First Year Design Education, ITU
Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul, 14-16 October.
Mediocre Building Practice in the Campus, Parallel Session: The Campus
Dilemma–To Build or Not to Build; Art and Environment: SANART 3rd
International Symposium, METU, Ankara, 20-22 October 1997.
Edited Books (bilingual)
Architect as Scenery Painter: Clemens Holzmeister’s Landscape and
Stage Paintings in Turkey (1940-1972), Şevki Vanlı Mimarlık Vakfı,
Clemens Holzmeister: Architect at the Turn of an Era, Boyut Yayın
(collection book), Istanbul, 2010.
— Reviewed by: Burcu Doğramacı, Kunstchronik, January 2012.
National Architecture Exhibition and Awards, Turkey, 19882004, Chamber of Architects of Turkey, Istanbul, 2005.
Edited Congress Bulletins (bilingual)
UIA 2005 Istanbul, 22nd World Congress of Architecture, UIA-2005
Bulletin (2) September 2004.
22nd World Congress of Architecture, UIA-2005 Bulletin (1)
Editorial: Preparations for the Academic Program of the UIA 2005 Istanbul
Edited special issues and proceedings (Turkish titles translated)
(Aydan Balamir, Namık Erkal) Dossier: Architectural Knowledge, Mimarlık
(289) 1999, 5-41.
-Editorial: Architectural Knowledge– Looks from Inside and Outside, 5-6.
(Aydan Balamir, Gülden Berkman, Canan Ünlü, Necdet Teymur)
Education in the Faculty, Proceedings, METU Faculty of
Architecture Publications, Occasional Papers,
(Aydan Balamir) Dosya: Architecture-Engineering, Mimarlık (267)
-Editorial: There is an Engineer Deep in the Architect, 46.
Drawing Plates of an Architectural Competition: Spreckelsen,
Akalın, Elbruz Team, 1961, series ed. Ali Cengizkan, ODTÜ MF Cep
Kitapları Dizisi 11. (Pocket book, reprint from Buildings Ahoy, A
Festschrift in Honor of Mustafa Pultar; see: 7.10, 2010.)
The Boat House of Ankara, Tavizsiz Bir Modernist Mimar: Danyal
Tevfik Çiper, ed. Müge Cengizkan, Arkadaş Yayınevi, 23-27.
(Aydan Balamir, Jale N. Erzen) Islamic Aesthetics in Modern Turkish
Architecture, Türkiye’de Modern Sanat ve İslam Estetiği, eds.
Jale Erzen, Pelin Yoncacı, SANART, Ankara, 2007, 69-83.
Propositions on the Shape of Time, Selçuk Batur İçin Mimarlık
Yazıları, eds. Ayda Arel, Ersen Gürsel, Suha Özkan; Chamber of
Architects, Istanbul, 2005, 43-49. (With translated excerpt from George
Kubler, ‘Primary Objects and Replicates’, The Shape of Time, 1962;
trans. Linda Stark.)
For The Promotion of UIA 2005 Istanbul: Procedure and Results of an
International Logo Competition Held on the Internet, International
Logo Design Competition; catalogue, trans. Selma Göker), Chamber
of Architects, Yapı Yayın, Istanbul, 2003, 9-18.
Identity of an Architect with Broad Horizon: the Architecture of Cengiz
Bektaş, Cengiz Bektaş, ed. Nuray Togay, Boyut Yayın, Istanbul,
Tadao Ando’s Japanese Modernism, Tadao Ando, ed. Meral Ekincioğlu,
Çağdaş Dünya Mimarları Dizisi 6, Boyut Yayın, İstanbul, 2000, 71-77.
(Bilungial) Architectural Types: The Architecture of Weaving, Sculpting and
the Camouflage, Architectural Yearbook I: Architecture in Turkey
2000, ed. Mine Kazmaoğlu, trans. Alev Erkmen, Koleksiyon Publications,
Istanbul, 2000, 24-28.
An Awarded Building: Bilkent Library Extension, Erkut Şahinbaş: 19681998 Mimarlık Çalışmaları, trans. Aydan Erim, Meteksan, Ankara,
Dikmen Valley Bridge, 1950’ler Kuşağı Mimarlık Antolojisi, ed. Enis
Kortan, Yapı Endüstri Merkezi, İstanbul, 1997, 158-161.
A Search for Flexibility in a Dwelling, Kızılcaşar: A Study in Observation,
ed. Mete Turan, Vacit İmamoğlu, METU Faculty of Architecture, Occasional
Papers (R-1 06 80) 1980, 65-72.
Flexible Housing: A Commentary Bibliography, Architectural Science
Workshop 1976, ed. Mustafa Pultar, Mete Turan, METU Faculty of
Architecture, Occasional Paper Series-2 / Bibliography Series (1:1-9) April
44 Schools, All But Schools: Istanbul Projeleri from Uygur Architects,
Serbest Mimar (19) August 2015, 38- 51.
Today’s Memory of Another Age: Mariendom Pilgrimage Church in
Neviges, Betonart (40) 2014, 44-47.
Concrete Shell in Motion: Phaeno Science Center, Betonart (40) 2014,
Architect Konuralp’s Diagnosis and Cure Metophors, Mehmet
Konuralp, eds. Mehmet Konuralp, Ela Güngören, Chamber of
Architects Publication, 2012, 152-153.
Architecture, the Barometer of Time: Hadid’s Architecture from Woods’
Measuring Tool, Mimarlık (348) July-August 2009, 38-41.
After Architect Danyal Çiper: The Boat House of Ankara, Bülten, Chamber
of Architects Ankara Chapter (65) 2008, 42-45.
Şevki Vanlı: Airy Soul, Volatile Buildings, Yapı (322) September 2008, 2627.
Three Administrative Periods of National Architecture Exhibition and
Awards: Committee and Jury Procedures, Mimarlık (343)
September-October 2008, 24-26.
(Aydan Balamir, Türkan Uraz) A Design Studio and Research Program
Conducted in Mardin, Arkitekt (75:03) May-June 2008, 44-56.
Turkish Parliamentary Housing, Bülten, Chamber of Architects Ankara
Chapter (47) 2007, 18-19.
(Aydan Balamir, Alev Erkmen) Restoration of the Grand Ankara Hotel: No
Modifications in Marc Saugey’s Design!, Arredamento Mimarlık
(100+95) October 2006, 96-104.
Urban Design Projects for Istanbul, Arredamento Mimarlık (100+91) May
Star and Satellite Systems in Architecture, Arredamento Mimarlık
(100+87) January 2006, 40-42.
Attila Yücel: Work Between 1965-2005, Arredamento Mimarlık (100+79)
April 2005, 84-86.
9th National Architecture Exhibition and Awards: Institution and
Participant Performances, Mimarlık (317) May-June 2004, 24-25.
Book Review: The Logbook of the School Architect, Mimarlık, (317) MayJune 2004, 51.
Architectural Identity Exercises–I, II: A Profile of Modern Building
Culture in Turkey, Mimarlık (313) September 2003, 24-29;
Mimarlık (314) November 2003, 18-23.
(Aydan Balamir, Esin Boyacıoğlu) Ankara-Baghdad: Clemens
Holzmeister’s Palace Projects for Atatürk and King Faisal, Arredamento
Mimarlık (100+61) September 2003, 88-95.
For the Promotion of UIA 2005 Istanbul: International Logo Competition
and the Responsibility Awaiting the Chamber of Architects, Mimarlık
(312) September 2003, 32-35.
Dreams and Reality for the National Assembly Building: From the Citadel to
the New City, Bülten, Chamber of Architects Ankara Chapter (11) 2003, 3637.
Exhibitions from Turkey, UIA-2002 Berlin Congress, Arredamento
Mimarlık (100+51) October 2002, 134-136.
UIA 2005 Istanbul Congress: Works of the Scientific Platform and
Committee, Mimarlık (307) October 2002, 50-53.
- Shorter version: The Theme Proposed for UIA 2005 Istanbul, Yapı (251)
October 2002, 28-29.
From Compulsory Creative Production to Passive Montage, and the
Architecture of Polished Bodywork, Yapı (250) September 2002, 122-124.
Architect Clemens Holzmeister Exhibition, Mimarlık (303) February
2002, 14-18 (including an interview with Holzmeister, by Nazmi Kal).
The Return of Remote Media to Town: A Mehmet Konuralp Building
in Nişantaşı, Arredamento Mimarlık (100+36) May 2001, 70-71.
(Aydan Balamir, Türkan Uraz) Sydney Sydney: Bridges, Coasts, Canopies
and a Modernist Temple, Arredamento Mimarlık (100+33) February 2001,
A Case for Symbolic Award Systems from Turkey: National Exhibition
and Awards of the Chamber of Architects, XXI Mimarlık Kültürü
Dergisi (5) 108-116.
Changes in Identity of the Architect in the Modern Era, Arredamento
Mimarlık (100+26) June 2000, 83-87. 1998 Diary of Anytime,
Mimarlık (282) 1998, 28-34.
Another Symposium, A New Arena: Notes on Meaning and Taste in
Architecture, TSMD Mimar (10-11) 1997, 8-9, 60.
Masteries of Fine Tuning and Courage of Ignorance: Observations
While Thinking Over Abdurrahman Hancı’s Work, Arredamento
Dekorasyon (84) September 1996, 78-81.
The New Architectural Look of the Social Kamikaze, Arredamento
Dekorasyon (72) July-August 1995, 63-67. 1998
Young Steps for an
Acting Architecture; trans. Zeynep Aktüre, Archiscope (1) 1998, 120126.
Library Themes, from Temple of Knowledge to the Internet Café, and the
Case of Bilkent Library, Arredamento Dekorasyon (99) January 1998,
A Section from the 2nd Symposium of Turkish Architecture,
Mimarlık (255) 1993, 30-31.
On Carlo Scarpa and the Tectonic Poverty of Our Architecture,
Mimarlık (253) 1993, 46-47.
Translation from Emilio Ambasz (in Domus): Scarpa, Farewell Dear
Maestro, Mimarlık (253) 1993, 48.
Observations from the Congress of International Women Architects,
Mimarlık (247) 1992, 48-52.
The Place of Architectural Curricula within Problems of Professional
Practice and Effects in Success of the Programs, Yapı (122) January
Search for National Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Architecture,
Mimarlık (244) 1991, 44-49.
(Aydan Balamir, Jale Erzen) Public Relations Complex of the Turkish
Parliament, Arredamento Dekorasyon, (25) April 1991, 80-81.
After the Symposium: Criticism and Auto-Criticism, Mimarlık (239)
Book Review: From Bauhaus to Our House, Mimarlık (184) 1982, 6-10.
(Aydan Balamir, Gül Asatekin) Opposing Points of View on the
Question of Identity and Residential Architecture, ODTÜ
Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi (11:1-2) 1991, 73-87.
Glass Pyramids of Cappadocia: Notes on Architecture and Politics,
Mimarlık (238) 1989, 71-73.
Changes in Architectural Discourse as Reflected in Educational
Programs, Mimarlık (218) 1985, 9-15.
Translation from Horst Rittel (in DMG-DRS Journal): Some Principles
for the Design of Desigh Education, Mimarlık (218) 1985, 20-22.
Robert Venturi: A Rather Elitist Approach to the Pluralist Aesthetics of
the Popular Culture, Mimarlık 1984 (208) 10-15.
Artıları ve Eksileriyle Hamamönü Düzenlemesi, Solfasol (3) Ağustos 2011,
Doğru Yönde İlk Adımlar, Radikal, 15 April 2006.
Turizm ve Mimarlığı, Yeni Mimar, February 2006 (web).
Arkitera Köşe Yazısı: The Global Studio 1: Zeyrek, 5 August 2005.
Köşebent: TMMOB Oda Savaşları ve Mimarların Bursa Bildirgesi,
Yeni Mimar (23) May 2005.
Köşebent: Grotesk Otoritenin Hizmetinde, Yeni Mimar (21) April
MYK’da Yazışmalar Sürüyor, Yeni Mimar (19) March 2005, 2.
UIA-Istanbul Nereye Gidiyor? Yeni Mimar (17) February 2005, 3.
Köşebent: Eskiyi Yok Edip Yeniyi Eski Gibi Yapma Sanatı, Yeni
Mimar (15) January 2005, 9.
Arkitera Köşe Yazısı: Tasarımsızlık ve YTL, 2 January 2005.
Köşebent: Fuzuli Tasarım–Fazlasıyla Mimari, Yeni Mimar (9)
October 2004, 13.
Arkitera Köşe Yazısı: Mimarlığın ‘Orta Dünya’sında Yasal
Düzenleme, 28 June 2004.
Reprint: Posta, Mimarlar Odası Bursa Şubesi Aylık Yayını, March 2005, 1-2.)
Köşebent: İhanet, Plastik Cerrahi ve Yeni Mimari, Yeni Mimar
(3) June 2004, 14.
Köşebent: Avrupa Birliği, Kokoreç ve Mimarlık, Yeni Mimar (1)
May 2004, 18.
-Earlier version: ODTÜ’lü (25) 2001, 32.
Boyun Eğme Mecazı Üzerine, Cumhuriyet Bilim-Teknik (555) 1997, 4.
(Feyyaz Erpi, Aydan Balamir) Üniversite Eğitiminin Neresindeyiz?
[Where Do We Stand in University Education?] Cumhuriyet BilimTeknik (162) 1990, 10.
The Golden Age of Ankara, Arredamento Mimarlık, n. 281, TemmuzAğustos 2014, 103.
Displaying Architecture and Architects, Arredamento Mimarlık, Şubat
Entries to Dictionary of Clichés, Arredamento Mimarlık, Mayıs
Prohibited! Answers, Arredamento Mimarlık (245) 2011, 73
What is Ankara Waiting for?, Arredamento Mimarlık (221) Şubat
Yirmi Yılın İzlenimi, Arredamento Mimarlık (221) 2009.
Where Are Those Old Architects: Nostalgia and its Background in
Turkey, Arredamento Mimarlık (100+89) March 2006, 46.
Seeking Le Corbusier in Turkey, Betonart (7) Yaz 2005, 65-66.
History in the Rubble, Mimarlık, (316) March-April 2004, 11.
Opera the Renown, Art+Decor (132) March 2004, 121.
A Covered Week in Iran, Arredamento Mimarlık (100+67) March 2004,
Gazes at the Boat House, Bülten, Chamber of Architects Ankara
Chapter (20) 2004, 19-20.
Chamber of Architects, Organizational Renewal Project, Bülten,
Chamber of Architects Ankara Chapter (17) 2003, 20.
A Continuing Issue: Promotion of Turkey at UIA 2002 Berlin
Congress, Mimarlık (310) May 2003, 56-57.
Cheering Architect(ure)s, Art+Decor (125) August 2003, 111.
How Are the Nominees from Turkey to Mies van der Rohe Awards
Determined? Arredamento Mimarlık (100+36) May 2001, 124.
Upon the Review of New Atatürk Airport, Arredamento
Mimarlık (100+21) January 2000, 120-121.
The Spirit of Poliphilo, Arredamento Dekorasyon (100)
February 1998, 68.
Habitat via Depressive Questions, Mimarlık (269) 1996, 23, 47.
A Belated Acquaintance with the Boat House, Mimarlık (264) 1995,
Re Architectural Discussions in Turkey a Waffle? Mimarlık (242) 1990,
Suha Özkan: Teacher, Executive and Aga-bey, Arredamento Mimarlık
(282) Eylül 2014, 62-64.
Traces of Behruz Bey, Yapı (360) 2011, 17.
After a Gentleman Architect: Nejat Ersin
Arredamento Mimarlık, June 2010.
For Danyal Çiper and Sait Kozacıoğlu, TSMD Mimar,
For Şevki Vanlı, Bülten, Chamber of Architects Ankara Chapter, 2008.
Feyyaz Hoca, Anma / Obituaries, ODTÜ-MFD / METU-JFA (24:1)
For Merih [Karaaslan], Arredamento Mimarlık (100+44)
February, 2002, 84.
An Urban Sonata, Kent, Planlama, Politika, Sanat, ed. İlhan
Tekeli, METU Faculty of Architecture, Ankara, 1994, 105-112.
Book Introductions, Forewards
(Bilingual, back-cover) The Architecture of Schools, Educational
Buildings, Vitra Contemporary Architecture Series, 2014.
Thinking by Drawing, Drawing by Thinking; Eskizler, Çizerek Düşünme
Düşünerek Çizme, Necati İnceoğlu, Nemli Yayıncılık, Istanbul, 2012, 6-11.
Architect Yaman Eren, Yapılar / Projeler, Ajanstürk, 2012, 5.
Preface and Acknowledgments, 8. Ulusal Mimarlık Sergisi ve
Ödülleri / 8th Turkish Architectural Exhibition and Awards
2002 (catalogue), Yapı Yayın, Istanbul, 2003, 8-9.
Sunuş, Şevki Vanlı, Düşünceler ve Tasarımlar, ed. Güven Arif Sargın,
Mimarlar Derneği 1927, 2001, 3. 1997
Traditions of Drawing in
Architecture, Tasarımda Eskizler, Necati İnceoğlu, Murat Soygeniş,
Eda Çil; Yıldız Technical University (MF. Mim–97.076), Istanbul, 1997,
Interviews, Round Tables
(Interview given) Meclis Gibi Simgesel Yapılar Bile Risk Altındayken,
Sahipsiz Yapı Stoğunun Başına Neler Gelir! Arkitera, September
(Interview given) Dialogue with Architects 3, Codex, 2014, 28-34.
(Aydan Balamir, Türkan Uraz) Interview with Master Yusuf of Mardin,
Arkitekt (75:03) May-June 2008, 57-62. 2008 Interview with Atabaş
Mimarlık, Arredamento Mimarlık (212) April 2008, 98-124.
(Aydan Balamir, Serpil Özaloğlu) Interview with Şevki Vanlı,
Arredamento Mimarlık (200) March 2007.
(Interview given) METU,1983-2006 Period, First Oral History Meeting,
Anılar, Bir Sözlü Tarih Çalışması, eds. Sevgi Aktüre, Sevin Osmay,
Ayşen Savaş; Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture, 2007, 202-224.
(Interview given) Interview with the Jury Members of Congress Valley
Design Competition, Yeni Mimar (7) 20 September 2004, 7-10 (8).
(Interview given) UIA 2005 Istanbul: Preparations of the Scientific
Committee for the XXIIth World Congress
of Architecture, Bülten, Chamber of Architects Ankara Chapter (21) 3-15.
(Aydan Balamir, Gülsüm B. Nalbantoğlu) Interview: John N. Habraken,
trans. E. Zeybekoğlu, XXI Mimarlık Kültürü Dergisi (10) SeptemberOctober 2001, 110-113.
(Aydan Balamir, Gülsüm B. Nalbantoğlu) Interview with Christopher
Alexander, trans. E. Zeybekoğlu, XXI Mimarlık Kültürü Dergisi, (9) JulyAugust 2001, 84-87.
Ankara-Istanbul, Different Identities and Practices?, Arredamento
Mimarlık (100+14) May 1999, 52-61.
Interview with Jury Members: The International Design Competition of
Peace Park at Gallipoli Peninsula, Mimarlık (283) 1998, 30-34.
Building Discussion: Hillside Housing, TSMD Mimar (12) 1998, 23-28.
Michael Graves Talks with Aydan Balamir, trans. Murat Germen,
Arredamento Dekorasyon (85) October 1996, 68-72.
Published Studio Work (bilingual)
2014 (Balamir-Atabaş-Özçakır group): Arch 301: Forming The New Center of Bartın,
METU Architectural Design Studios, ed. Koray Pekeriçli, 2013-2014. Arch
302: Yenimahalle Upon Stream, ibid.
2013 (Balamir, Atabaş, Çelik group) Arch 301: Yenimahalle: Subcenter
Regeneration, METU Architectural Design, ed. Berin Gür, 2012-2013, 8285. Arch 302: MM / Mardin-Milennium, ibid., 86-89.
2012 (Balamir-Atabaş-Katipoğlu, Yıldız group) Arch 301: Inner City Regeneration,
Babür Street-Altındağ, METU Architectural Design Studios, ed. Berin
Gür, 2011-2012, 86-89. Arch 302: Sheltering the Archeoparc of Milas,
ibid., 90-91. NGO Center in Tokat: Urban Infills for Sulusokak
Development, ibid., 92-93.
2011 (Balamir, Atabaş, Öğüt, Çakıcı group) Arch 301: Coffee Pavilion at METU;
Municipality of Safranbolu, METU Architectural Design Studios, ed. Berin
Gür, 2010-2011, 80-83. Arch 302: Neighbourhood by a Transportation
Knot: Regeneration of Yenimahalle, ibid., 84-87.
2010 (Balamir, Atabaş, Deniz group) Arch 301: Improvement of the Middle
Garden on Two Sides; Anti-Toki Anti-Market II: Counter Projects for
Bentderesi, METU Architectural Design Studios, ed. Berin Gür, 20092010, 74-77. Arch 302: Sivrihisar Projects: Designing with the Mansion, the
Church, and the Rock, ibid., 78-81.
2009 (Balamir, Atabaş, Çakır group) Arch 301: Counter Projects, METU
Architectural Design Studios, ed. Berin Gür, 2008-2009, 68-71. (Balamir,
Atabaş, Deniz, Örmecioğlu group) Arch 302: Urban Infill Proposals for Sinop,
2008 (Balamir, Atabaş, Aydoğan group) Arch 301: Stage Design; Housing within
Binevler Settlement, Çorum; METU Architectural Design Studios, ed.
Berin Gür, 2007-2008, 74-77. (Balamir, Atabaş, Karakul group) Arch 302:
Shading-Sheltering the Famagusta Square; Millennium Libraries in Ulus;
2008 (Caner Öktem, Aydan Balamir) First Lines: A Proposal for Doğukent
Settlement, Natura, February 2008, 24-25.
2007 (Balamir, Atabaş, Muhçu group) Arch 301: Doğukent Development, METU
Architectural Design Studios, ed. Berin Gür, 2006-2007, 58-61.
(Balamir, Atabaş, Karakul group) Arch 302: Iznik Tiles Center and
Vocation School, ibid., 62-65.
2000 (Aydan Balamir, Ayşegül Tokol) Thoughts and Proposals on the
Earthquake: Post-disaster Experiments in Design Studio, Arredamento
Mimarlık (100+21) January 2000, 82-85.
1996 (Balamir, Kortan, Düzgüneş group) Arch 301: METU Village Housing, ,
Arch/Stüdyolar, ed. Kemal Aran, July 1996, 76-79. Arch 302: METU
Shopping Center, ibid., 80-81.
1995 (Kortan, Balamir, İşeri group) Arch 301: Apartment Housing,
Arch/Stüdyolar, ed. Kemal Aran, July 1995, 80-83. Arch 301: Art and
Craft Region Avanos, ibid., 84-89.
1994 (Kortan, Balamir group) Arch 301: Foot Bridge in METU Campus,
Arch/Stüdyolar, ed. Kemal Aran, July 1994, 46-49. Arch 302: Chamber
of Architects Building, ibid., 50-51.
1993 (Kortan, Balamir group) Arch 301: METU Museum, Arch/Stüdyolar, ed.
Kemal Aran, July 1993, 34-35. Arch 302: METU Housing, ibid., 36.
1992 (Önür, Balamir, Aytaç, Bursa, Zelef, Saranlı studio) Arch 101-102: Basic
Design, First Year Assignments, Arch/Stüdyolar, ed. Kemal Aran, July 1992,
1987 (Balamir, Aytaç, Bursa and Önür, Erzen, Zelef groups) Arch 101102: Basic Design, First Year Assignments, Arch/Stüdyolar, ed.
Kemal Aran, July 1987, 4-6.
Conference Papers and Presentations
2010 Drawing Boards of an Architectural Competition: Spreckelsen, Akalın, Elbruz
Team, 196, Yapılar Fora! Mustafa Pultar 70. Yaş Onur Sempozyumu, Kadir Has
University, Istanbul, 11 June 2010.
-Full paper in:, Buildings Ahoy, A Festschrift in Honor of Mustafa
Pultar, eds. Eren Pultar, Gönül Pultar, Yonca Hürol; Tetragon, Istanbul,
2008 Registration Problems of Modern Buildings, Docomomo-Türkiye,
Türkiye’de Modern Mimarlığın Yerel Açılımları-IV, Bursa, 26-27 December
2004 (Keynote speech) UIA 2005 İstanbul: Cities of Our World as the Grand
Bazaar of Architectures, XV. Uluslararası Yapı ve Yaşam Kongresi,
Chamber of Architects Bursa Chapter, 18-21 September 2003).
Full paper in: Cities and Architecture, Cities & Architecture, 15th
International Building and Life Congress, Keynote Speech and
Abstract, ed. Timur Kaprol, Chamber of Architects Bursa Chapter,
2004, 9-10, 284-292.
Problems of Landscape Design and Planning in Historical Sites: A Case
from Nevşehir Preservation Council, 2000’li Yıllarda Çevre ve Peyzaj
Mimarlığı Sempozyumu, Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture, 24-26
Another Reason for Modulation in Architectural Curricula: Examples,
Proposals, Fakülte’de Eğitim Semineri, 30 June 1997
-Full paper in: Fakülte’de Eğitim, ed. A. Balamir, G. Berkman, C. Ünlü,
N. Teymur; METU Faculty of Architecture, 1997, 80-85.
1996 The Problems of Identity, Legitimacy, Ethics of the Architect and the
Disciplinary Crisis of Architecture, Türkiye Mimarlığı Sempozyumu-II:
Kimlik, Meşruiyet, Etik, Atatürk Cultural Center, 7-9 October 1993.
-Full paper in: Kimlik Meşruiyet Etik, Bildiri Kitabı, eds. Alev Erkmen,
Gülnur Ö. Güvenç; Chamber of Architects, 1996, 24-30.
The Identity and Discipline of the Modern Architect: A Review of Classical
and Modern Approaches, Mimarlık ve Eğitimi Forum 1: Nasıl Bir Gelecek?
— Full paper in: Mimarlık ve Eğitimi Forum 1: Özet ve Bildiri
Kitabı, ITU Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul, 1995, 352-364.
(Gül Asatekin, Aydan Balamir) On Traditionalism and Contemporaneity:
Dominant Conceptual Poles in Tradition of Criticism, Çağdaş Tasarımda
Yöresel Ögeler Sempozyumu, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, 5
— Abstract in: Tasarım (2:10) 1991, 103.
Surrealist Images in Architectural and Urban Design, Symposium of
Surrealist Art], Gerçeküstücü Sanat Sempozyumu, State Museum of
Painting and Sculpture, Ankara, 23-25 October 1989.
Architectural Education Programs and the Problems of Design Studio,
Departmental Seminar, METU Department of Architecture, February 1983.
Participatory Approaches in House Production, Round Table Discussion,
Mimarlık Bilimleri Kongresi, METU Faculty of Architecture, October 1979.
Panels, Seminars, Lectures
Project in the Garbage, Mimarlar Derneği D1927, 24 Mart 2015.
2014 Arcitecture of the Modern City, Manifesto for the Modernist City: Le
Corbusier’s ‘Urbanisme’, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, 23 October
Inspiration from the Place: Ways of relating to the Context, AKSAM
Lectures-7, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, 3 January 2014.
Panel: Centennial of Le Corbusier’s Journey to the East, Mimar Sinan
Fine Arts University, Istanbul, 19 December 2011.
For Clemens Holzmeister, an Exhibition and a Book; book launch and
presentations: Architects Association 1927, 11 January 2011
-Osmangazi University Department of Architecture, Eskişehir, 23
December 2010, METU Faculty of Architecture, 19 October 2010 (Book
Launch, Austrian Embassy of Ankara).
Panel: Problems of New Building in Urban Historical Sites, Koruma
Kurulu Üyeleri 3. Kordinasyon Toplantısı, Istanbul, 13-14 December
Seminar: Morality and Beauty in Architecture, Thursday Talks, METU, 3
Aga Khan Awards–Three Buildings, Architecture Talks–27, Izmir
University of Economy, 21 April 2010.
Panel: Thinking about Future of Architecture-V, Architects Association
1927, 16 February 2010.
— Texts in: Mimarlıkta Geleceği Düşünmek, Mimarlar Derneği 1927,
Ankara, 2010; 100 103, 110-112.
2009 Architecture Wants to Suit the Place and Time, 3. Bilim, Kültür ve Sanat
Günleri, Karabük University Safranbolu Fethi Toker Fine Arts and Design
Faculty, 15 June 2009.
Inspiration from the Place: Projects for Aga Khan 2007, Architects
Association 1927, 14 January 2009.
Panel: Glance at 25 Years, Architects Association 1927, 6 May 2008.
— Texts in: Mimarlar Derneği 1927 Dönem Etkinlikleri 2004-2006, 258-281
2008 Architecture and Design Culture, Kapadokya Yüksek Okulu Kariyer Günleri,
Mustafapaşa, 18 April 2008. 2007 Modern Architecture and Cultural
Identity: 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Chamber of Architects Izmir
Chapter, 31 October 2007.
Ankara-Baghdad: Clemens Holzmeister's Projects for Atatürk and King
Faisal, METU Architecture Research Seminar (12) 3 May 2006.
Panel: Kartal and Küçükçekmece Urban Transformation Projects, International
Competition, Bilgi University, 30 April 2006.
Panel: Commemoration Meeting for Hülya Yürekli, ITU Faculty of Architecture,
27 February 2006.
Seminar; Postmodern Kültür ve Etik [Postmodern Culture and Ethics], UEAM
Söyleşileri; METU, 1, December 2005.
Panel; A Panaromic Look to Architectural Agenda in Turkey, Architects
Association 1927, 24 November 2005.—Texts in: Mimarlar Derneği 1927
Dönem Etkinlikleri 2006-2008, 901-908.
Forum; Current Issues in Ulus, Ulus Paneli, 100. Yıl Conference Hall, 17
— Texts in: Ulus Paneli, Chamber of Architects Ankara Chapter, 2007.
Conversation meeting: Aydın Boysan–Aydan Balamir, 1st Istanbul
Architecture Festival, 4-9 October 2004 (5 October), Armada, Istanbul.
Conference Atelier; Awards and Young Architecture, 1st Istanbul Architecture
Festival: The State of Being Young in Architecture, Darphane-i Amire,
İstanbul, 4, 9 October 2004.
Forum: Via Model Primary School Buildings, Chamber of Architects, 20
— Discussion texts in: Mimarlık (317) May-June 2004, 42-50
Panel; Yıldız Meeting, Yıldız Technical University, İstanbul, 5-6 May 2004.
— Texts in: Yıldız Buluşması 04, Betonart, İstanbul, 2004.
Panel; UIA 2005 Istanbul, Scientific Committee Preparations, Chamber of
Architects Izmir Chapter, 10 August 2003.
Forum; City Council, Mardin, 14 July 2003.
Experiences in Architectural Education, Bahçeşehir University, Department
of Interior Architecture, 13 May 2003.
Panel, XVIIth Meeting of Chairpersons Communication Group of Architecture
Schools, METU, Ankara, 13-15 November 2002.
Forum; 5th Turkish Culture Congress, Kültür Bakanlığı, Ankara, 17-21
Discussion texts in: Mimari ve Çevre Kültürü Cilt VIII, Atatürk Kültür
Merkezi Başkanlığı Yayınları, Ankara, 2005, 100-105.
Architectural Inspirations, Yunus Aran Conferences, Mimar Sinan University,
25 April 2001.
Exhibition opening; Development and Future of Architectural
Exhibition and Awards Program, One Exibition, Two Conferences,
Chamber of Architects Diyarbakır Chapter, Diyarbakır Municipality,
20 February 2001.
Panel; Yıldız Meeting, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, 2-4 June
Discussion texts in: Yıldız Buluşması: Mimarlık Uygulamaları Tartışması, ed.
M. Soygeniş, Tasarım Yayın Grubu, 1999.
Exhibition opening and forum; A Decade of the National Architecture Awards,
National Architecture Awards Panel, Chamber of Architects Izmir Chapter, 5
-Summary in: Nilüfer Çınarlı, ed., 6. Ulusal Mimarlık Sergisi ve Ödülleri
Üzerine, Ege Mimarlık (31) 1999/3, 4-7.
Panel; Changes in Professional Identity of the Architect, Modern and
Postmodern Approaches in Architecture, Turco-British Cultural Association,
Ankara, 28 April 1998.
Panel; Lack of Discourse in Architecture, Anadolu University, Eskişehir, 25
Arena session; Architect-Meaning-Taste Symposium, Türk Serbest Mimarlar
Derneği, Atatürk Kültür Merkezi, Ankara, 11-12 April 1997.
— Selected texts in: Mimar, Anlam, Beğeni, der. Gülnur Güvenç, YEM
Yayın, 1999, 9-58.
Current Architecture in Turkey, Çarşamba Söyleşileri, Chamber of Architects
Izmir Chapter, 5 March 1997.
The Beaux-Arts and Bauhaus Legacies in Architectural Education, Bölüm
Söyleşileri, Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Architecture, 4 March
Action Time for SANART, Sempozyuma Hazırlık Semineri, 1997.
-Texts in: Sanat ve Çevre: Metinler, ed. Zeynep Aktüre, SANART,
Academic year opening; Architectural Profession and Education, ITU Faculty
of Architecture, Istanbul, 8 October 1996.
Panel; Women in Architecture, Architects Association 1927, 20 December
Identity Discussions in Architecture: The Case of Hungary, Çarşamba
Söyleşileri, METU Faculty of Architecture, 7 April 1992.
Panel; Experiments in Basic Design, Problems of Basic Design Education in
Architecture, METU Faculty of Architecture, 21 December 1990.
-Discussion texts in: Media (2), METU Mimarlık Fakültesi, 1990, 35-52.
Panel; Creativity and Objective Knowledge in the Studio, The Place of
Creativity and Objective Knowledge in Architecture, METU Faculty of
Architecture, 11 December 1990.
-Discussion texts in: Media (2), METU Faculty of Architecture, 1990, 62-82.
Commentator; Long Live Architecture, NTV documentary serial, AugustNovember 2009.
Interview: TV 24, Büyük Millet Meclisi Binası ve Clemens Holzmeister, Ekim
Arkitera Diyalog (online forum); Aydan Balamir, Ziya Tanalı, Abdi Güzer;
Ulusal Mimarlık Ödülleri, Arkitera Yapı ve Tasarım Portali, April-July 2004.
— Published summary: Banu Binat, 9. Ulusal Mimarlık Sergisi ve
Ödüllerinin Ardından, Betonart (3) Yaz 2004, 15-19.
Arkitera Diyalog (online forum); UIA 2005 Istanbul, Arkitera Yapı ve
Portali, October 2003.
Interview; Dünya Radyosu, 6 Ekim Dünya Mimarlık ve Konut Günü.
Interview; Ankara Radyosu TRT 1, Ulusal Mimarlık Sergisi ve Ödülleri, Mayıs
Commentator; TRT2-Mimarca, documentary serial on 6 Turkish architects
(contents: Ahmet Özgüner).
Organization of International Meetings
2004-05 Organization Board; The Global Studio 2005, International Design
Charrette and Symposium, UIA 2005 Congress, Istanbul, 25 June–8
July, 2005. (Partners: Sydney University, La Sapienza-Rome,
Columbia University, ITU, METU, Mimar Sinan University).
2002-04 Scientific Committee secretary; UIA 2005 Istanbul, XXII World
Architecture Congress; Chamber of Architects of Turkey and Union
International d’Architecture, December 2001- December 2004.
2002-03 Organization Committee; Clemens Holzmeister: Architekt zwischen
Tradition und Moderne, Internationales Symposion, ITU Faculty of
Architecture, 10-11 April 2003.
Organization of National Meetings
Organization Board, 2nd National Assembly of Peridicals Publishing
in Social Sciences, TUBITAK- ULAKBIM, Ankara, 13-14 December
Organization Board; 1st National Assembly of Periodicals Publishing
in Social Sciences, TUBITAK- ULAKBIM, Ankara, 2-3 November
Panel Organization; Professional Ethic Principles Panel, ODTÜ-UEAM
(ME TU Research Center for Applied Ethics) and Chamber of
Architects, Ankara, 26 April 2004.
2000-1 Organization of Talk Series (five sessions); Contrary Architects /
Contrary Academics, Architects Association 1927, METU Faculty of
1996-7 Organization Committee; Architect-Meaning-Taste Symposium, Türk
Serbest Mimarlar Derneği, Ankara, 11-12 April 1997.
Scientific Board; Bruno Taut Project, Ankara University, Faculty of
Language, History, Geography (project coordinator: Kıymet Giray),
15 June 2015.
Scientific Board; Re-invention of City Center, 26th International
Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of Architects Bursa
Chapter, 03-05 April 2014.
Scientific Board; Transformation, Influences on Life and Space,
24th International Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of
Architects Bursa Chapter, 5-7 April 2012.
Scientific Board; ARCHTHEO 2011, Theory of Architecture, International
Symposium; Fine Arts University of Mimar Sinan, Istanbul, 23-26
Scientific Board; Meslek Ortamı / The Milieu of the Profession, 23
International Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of
Architects Bursa Chapter, 24-16 March 2011.
Scientific Board; 1st International Graduate Research Symposium;
METU, Ankara, 15-16 October 2010.
Scientific Board; Past, Present, Future of Architectural Education,
Symposium, Selçuk University Department of Architecture,
Konya, 25-27 November 2010.
Scientific Board, Architecture and Change: 22nd International
Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of Architects Bursa Chapter,
26-27 March 2010.
Referees committee and jury member for poster presentations;
Livenarch 2009 Conference: (Re/De)Constructions in
Architecture; Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, 9-11 July
Scientific Board; Architectural Education Forum IV: Flexibility in
Architectural Education; Erciyes University Faculty of Architecture,
Kayseri, 26-29 May 2009.
Scientific Board; National Academic Publications 2008, IInd National
Congress, TUBITAK-ULAKBIM, Ankara, 21-22 November 2008.
2007-08 Scientific Board; Erk ve Mimarlık / Power and Architecture, 20th
International Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of
Architects Bursa Chapter, 20-22 March 2008.
Scientific Committee; Medi3ology II: Coastal Settlements,
Culture, and Conservation; Eastern Mediterranean University,
Gazimağusa, 8-10 October 2007.
Referees Committee; Livenarch 2007 Conference: Contextualism in
Architecture; Trabzon, Karadeniz Technical University, 5-7 July 2007.
2006-07 Scientific Board; Mimarlığın Geleceği, Gelecek İçin Mimarlık/ Future of
Architecture, Architecture for Future, 19th International Construction
and Life Congress, Chamber of Architects Bursa Chapter, 21-25 March
Science Committee; Tourism and Architecture Symposium, Chamber of
Architects Antalya Chapter, 28-29 April 2006.
2005-06 Scientific Committee; 1st International CIB Endorsed METU
Postgraduate Conference: Built Environment and Information
Technologies; METU, Ankara, 16-18 March 2006.
2005-06 Scientific Board; Mimarlığa Bakış / Viewing Architecture, 18th
International Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of Architects
Bursa Chapter, 23-25 March 2006.
Scientific Board; “ve Mimarlık / and Architecture”, 17th International
Construction and Life Congress, Chamber of Architects Bursa
Chapter, 19-21 May 2005.
Science and Consultation Board, Regional Expansions of Modern
Architecture in Turkey-I, Docomomo-Turkey National Work Group;
METU, Ankara, 10-11 November 2004.
IJIA-International Journal of Islamic Architecture (1 paper)
METU Journal of Faculty of Architecture (1 paper)
IJIA-International Journal of Islamic Architecture (3 papers).
ARCHTHEO 2011, Theory of Architecture, International Symposium,
Fine Arts University of Mimar Sinan, 23-26 November 2011, Istanbul
Fulbright, Turkey-USA Cultural Exchange Comission (1 research project)
1st International Graduate Research Symposium, 15-16
October, 2010, METU, Ankara (3 abstracts)
METU Journal of Faculty of Architecture (2 papers)
International Design and Cinema Conference, 19-22 November 2008,
Istanbul (4 abstracts)
Livenarch 2009 Conference: (Re/De) Constructions in Architecture,
9-11 July 2009, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon (20
Architectural Education Forum IV: Flexibility in Architectural
Education, International Conference, 26-29 May 2009, MIMED,
Erciyes University, Kayseri (20 abstracts)
Medi-3ology: Coastal Settlements-Culture-Conservation
Symposium, 8-10 October 2007, Eastern Mediterranean
University, Gazimagusa, North Cyprus (9 abstracts)
Livenarch 2007 Conference: Contextualism in Architecture, 5-7 July
2007, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon (20 abstracts)
Fulbright, Turkey-USA Cultural Exchange Comission (1 research project)
1st International CIB Endorsed METU Postgraduate Conference:
Built Environment and Information Technologies, 16-18 March
2006, METU, Ankara (4 abstracts)
METU Journal of Faculty of Architecture (2
METU Journal of Faculty of Architecture (1
ACSA International Conference, Oriental-Occidental: Geography,
15-19 June 2001, Istanbul (10 abstracts)
27 International Building and Life Congress, 1-2 October 2015 (10
Culture abd memory Symposium, Bilkent University, September
2013 (4 abstracts)
Competitions and Architecture Symposium, ArkiteraMETU, May 2014 (3 abstracts)
26th International Building and Life Congress, April
2014 (20 abstracts)
Gazi Üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Sanat
ve Tasarım Dergisi (1 paper)
Codex Mimarlık Kitaplığı, Eskişehir Osman Gazi
Gazi Üniversitesi Mimarlık Mühendislık Fakültesi
Dergisi (1 paper)
Mimarlık Eğitiminin Dünü, Bugünü, Yarını Sempozyumu, 25-27
November 2010, Selçuk University, Konya (10 abstracts)
Anadolu Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi (1 paper)
Gazi Üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Sanat ve Tasarım Dergisi (1
22nd International Building and Life Congress, 26-27 March 2010, Bursa
Serhat Özyar Yılın Genç Bilim İnsanı Ödülü, ODTÜ Öğretim
Elemanları Derneği (1 dissertation)
19th International Building and Life Congress, 21-25 March
2007, Bursa (37 abstracts)
Gazi Üniversitesi Mimarlık-Mühendislik Dergisi (1 paper)
18th International Building and Life Congress, 23-25 March 2006, Bursa (24
Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi (1 research project)
Tasarım-Kuram Dergisi (1 paper)
Gazi Üniversitesi Mimarlık Mühendislık Fakültesi Dergisi (1 paper)
Kütahya Üniversitesi Dergisi (1 paper)
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Mimarlık Fakültesi Mimarlık-İnsanMekan Dergisi (1 paper)
Tasarım+Kuram Dergisi (1 paper)
Gazi Üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Dergisi (3 papers)
20th International Building and Life Congress, 20-22 March 2008, Bursa (27
17th International Building and Life Congress, 19-21 May 2005, Bursa (26
Sinan'dan Günümüze Çağdaş Yorum, Chamber of Architects Ankara Chapter
Baykan Günay, Conservation of Urban Space as an Ontological Problem
(1) METU JFA (26:1) 123-156
Nilay Ünsal Gülmez, Türkan Ulusu Uraz, Vernacular Urban Fabric as a
Source of Inspiration for Contemporary Sustainable Urban
Environments, ENHR international Conference, 25-28 June 2007.
Gökhan Ersan, Secularism, Islamism, Emblemata: The Visual
Discourse of Progress in Turkey, Design Issues (23:2) Spring 2007, 6682.
Şebnem Yücel-Young, Identity Calling, Turkish Architecture and the
West, Architecture, Ethics, and the Personhood of Place, Gregory
Caicco, ed., University of New England, 2007, 204-230.
Letter from the Principle, Lotus Leaves, Winter 2007-8.
Neelum Naz, Contribution of Turkish Architects to the National Architecture
of Pakistan: Vedat Dalokay, METU JFA (22:2) 2006, 51-77.
Nur Çağlar, Zeynep Uludağ, Architectural Design Education: Designing a
Library, Public Communication and Information Center in the
Manufacturing Zone of Central Eskişehir Turkey, A Case Study, JADE
(25:2) 2006, 231-240.
Gülşen Özaydın, Role of Urban Projects as a Tool in Urban Integration
and Disintegration, 42nd IsoCarp Congress 2006.
Ali Cengizkan, Die türkische Architectur im Schatten der Verwestlichung,
Deutsches Architektenblatt (10) 2005, 12-16.
Elâ Kaçel, Rethinking Ordinary Architecture in Postwar Turkey,
VIIth International Docomomo Conference, Columbia
University, NewYork, 29 September-2 October 2004.
Dicle Aydın, Dilek Diren, The Change of Surface in Dwellings as
Border Element in the Process of Urbanization, ApplicationasTheories, International Gazi Mağusa Symposium 2004
Momentum- Metamorphosis, 11-16 April.
Christopher Wilson, Exhibition: Architect at Turning Points of History,
Journal of Society of Architectural Historians (62:4) December
Necdet Teymur, 4x4=∞, Towards a Working Theory of Architectural
Sibel Bozdoğan, Modernism and Nation Building, Turkish
Architectural Culture in the Early Republic, University of
Washington Press, 2001.
Esin Boyacıoğlu, Aesthetics of Technology and Power, 1st
Mediterranean Congress of Aesthetics, 6-8 November 2000
1999 Ali Uzay Peker, The Historical Evolution of the Turkish Mosque
Architecture, Proceedings of the Symposium on Mosque
Architecture, Mohammed E. A. E. Saleh, Abdelhafeez F. Alkokani,
Riyadh, eds., 30 January-3 February 1999, Vol. 2B, 89-111.
1999 Mohammad Al-Asad, The Mosque of the Turkish Grand National
Assembly in Ankara: Breaking with Tradition, Muqarnas, (16) 1999,
1998 Belkıs Uluoğlu, Türkan U. Uraz, The Ultimate Break: Proximity of DesignBased Professions and the Fragmented Education System, Forum II:
Architectural Education for the Third Millennium, Proceedings,
Ayşe Şentürer, ed., Gazimağusa, North Cyprus, 22-24 April 1998, 135144.
1998 Leyla Tanacan, An Analysis of Architecture from Social and Technical Point
of View, Forum II: Architectural Education for the Third
Millennium, Proceedings, Ayşe Şentürer, ed., Gazimağusa, North
Cyprus, 22-24 April 1998, 169-177.
1998 Ayhan Usta, Gülay Keleş Usta, Sustainability of Tradition in Architectural
Education, Forum II: Architectural Education for the Third
Millennium, Proceedings, Ayşe Şentürer, ed., Gazimağusa, North
Cyprus, 22-24 April 1998, 337-343.
1998 Neslihan Dostoğlu, Place of Women in Architecture, Forum II:
Architectural Education for the Third Millennium,
Proceedings, Ayşe Şentürer, ed., Gazimağusa, North Cyprus, 22-24
April 1998, 443-450.
1998 Hamiyet Özen, Nilgün Kuloğlu, Semiha Yılmazer, A New Way of
Architectural Education as the Need of the Next Millennium, Forum II:
Architectural Education for the Third Millennium, Proceedings,
Ayşe Şentürer, ed., Gazimağusa, North Cyprus, 22-24 April 1998, 561567.
1997 Michael E, Meeker, Once There Was Once There Wasn’t: National
Monuments and Interpersonal Exchange, Rethinking Modernity and
National Identity in Turkey, Sibel Bozdoğan, Reşat Kasaba, eds.,
University of Washington Press, 1997, 157-191.
1997 Renata Holod, Hasan-Uddin Khan, The Mosque and the Modern
World, Thames & Hudson, London, 1997 (American edition with Rizzoli,
The Contemporary Mosque).
Elvan Altan-Ergut, Cumhuriyet’in Mekânları Zamanları İnsanları, Dipnot
Esra Akcan, Çeviride Modern Olan –Şehir ve Konutta Türk-Alman
İlişkileri, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, İstanbul 2009.
Elvan Ergut, Belgin Turan Özkaya “Mimarlar Odası Türkiye Mimarlığını
Sunuyor / Değerlendiriyor: Ulusal Mimarlık Sergisi ve Ödülleri”
2000’lerde Türkiye’de Mimarlık: Söylem ve Uygulamalar, Tansel
Korkmaz, ed., Mimarlar Odası Yayını, 2007, 149-162.
Baykan Günay, Türkiye Mimarlığı: Gelenek, Yöre, Doğu, Batı, TMMOB
Şehir Plancıları Odası, Ankara 2005.
Neslihan Türkün Dostoğlu, Mimarlık Eğitiminde İlk Yıl Mimari Tasarım
Stüdyosu: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Örneği, Ege Mimarlık, 13:47, 15-19.
Burçak Madran (2002) Bir Mimarı Sergiyle Anımsamak: Clemens
Holzmeister, Arredamento Mimarlık, (100+46) 2002, 46-47.
Sevgi Lökçe, Mimarlık Eğitim Programları: Mimari Tasarım ve
Teknoloji̇ ile Bütünleşme, Gazi Üniversitesi Mühendislik
Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi / Journal of Faculty of Engineering
and Architecture (17:3) 2002, 1-16.
Sibel Bozdoğan, Modernizm ve Ulusun İnşası, Erken Cumhuriyet
Türkiyesi’nde Mimari Kültür, Metis Yayınları, 2001.
Şengül Öymen Gür, Doğu Karadeniz Örneğinde Konut Kültürü, Yapı
Endüstri Merkezi Yayınları, İstanbul, 2000.
Ömür Barkul, Seda Tönük, Mimari Tasarım Formasyonu Nedir?
Yapı (225) Ağustos 2000, 51-55.
Şevki Vanlı, Mimarlık Sevgilim, İletişim Yayınları, 2000.
Erhan Acar, Tasarımın Ayrışan Yolları: Mimar-Mühendisten Mimar ve
Mühendise, Toplum ve Bilim (85) Yaz 2000, 77-89.
Sercen Yıldırım, Mimarlık Eğitimi, Mimarlık (287) 1992, 30.
İbrahim Bakır, Havva Alkan Bala, Konya’da Ev Mimarisini Değişimi, Yeni
İpek Yolu, Özel Sayı, Konya Mayıs 1998, 245-264.
Alev Erkmen, Mimarlık’tan, Mimarlık (268) 1996, 1.
Nezih Ayıran, Mimarlık Eğitiminin Geleceğinde Genel Doğrultular, Mimarlık
ve Eğitimi Forum 1: Nasıl bir Gelecek? İTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Yayını,
K. İ. Ertürk, Değişen Dünya Koşullarında Mimarlık Eğitimi ve Sorunları,
Mimarlık ve Eğitimi Forum 1: Nasıl bir Gelecek? İTÜ Mimarlık
Fakültesi Yayını, 1995, 187-193.
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