Compulsory Departmental Courses

ENG121 - Basic English I (4 + 0) 3

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines

ENG122 - Basic English II (4 + 0) 3

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping..

ENG221 - Basic English III (3 + 0) 3

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as touristic places, hotel services, life styles and daily routines, people and personality, food and drink and various cultural elements.

ENG222 - Basic English IV (3 + 0) 3

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

ENG321 - Basic English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3

Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as describing routines, people and jobs, talking about business gatherings, talking about obligations and permissions, asking for help and giving advice at work, and writing e-mails.

ENG322 - Basic English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3

Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as pressure at work, budget, schedules and deadlines, interview techniques, discussing on academic qualifications, job skills, career development, making arrangements and writing e-mails.

HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (2 + 0) 2

French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.

HIST102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (2 + 0) 2

War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

HIST201 - History of Civilization (3 + 0) 3

A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

MATH107 - Basic Mathematics I (2 + 0) 2

Sets, numbers, intervals, absolute value, exponential and radicals, equations and inequalities, polynomials, coordinate system in the plane, equations of line and conics in the plane and their graphs, systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants.

MATH108 - Basic Mathematics II (2 + 0) 2

Functions, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, limits and continuity, derivative, applications of derivative, definite and indefinite integrals, integration techniques, area and volume computation.

MMR101 - Mimarlıkta Temel Tasarım I (4 + 8) 10

Design experience, concepts, and principles; two-dimensional design with components as shape, line, color, and texture; in addition to these components, light, shade/shadow and surface plasticity for relief design; and three-dimensional design work that create, along with all these components, solid, void, mass, and volume.

MMR102 - Mimarlıkta Temel Tasarım II (4 + 8) 10

Structural principle-form relation; function-space relation at human and architectural scales; translating the data obtained through analysis into design data and knowledge; structure-space-function integration in simple architectural design exercises; shaping topography as a component of design at urban and architectural scales. Pre-requisite:

MMR103 - Graphics Communication I (2 + 2) 6

Fundamentals of using drawing instruments; line and lettering exercises; two-dimensional drawing techniques of geometric shapes; drawing orthogonal views of an object with vertical projection method; plan, section and elevation drawing techniques.

MMR104 - Graphics Communication II (2 + 2) 6

Understanding of the definition of "Graphical Design" concept, the idea behind vectoral drawing programs and discipline; using Autocad's 2D tools to generate architectural drawigns through a project's design and architectural drawing (plans, sections and elevations) stages.

MMR106 - Modelling Techniques (1 + 2) 3

Implementation in cycles of various materials with paper and cardboard derivatives in particular, in model making.

MMR111 - Architectural Principles and Concepts (3 + 0) 4

Scope, experience, and concepts related to the discipline of architecture and architectural design; phenomena of form; behavioral characteristics of form, a.) perceptual values related with corporeal, spatial, and surface characteristics and use of the principles of visual order, b.) structural principles and systems, c.) performances achieved.

MMR122 - History of Architecture I (3 + 0) 4

Comparative study of architectural and art historical development and of geographic differences with socio-cultural interactions, from the Paleolithic Era on, with visual illustrations

MMR201 - Architectural Design I (4 + 8) 10

Study of the historic data, topography and morphological condition of a selected site for an architectural project with a simple function encompassing human, physical environment and social environment relations; individual development of an architectural design supported by studio work and criticisms. Pre-requisite: MMR 102 Basic Design II

MMR202 - Architectural Design II (4 + 8) 10

Analyis of the nearby built environment for a multi-functional architectural project at an urban site; individual development of an architectural design supported by studio work and criticisms. Prerequisite: MMR 201 Architectural Design I

MMR223 - History of Architecture II (3 + 0) 3

Phases of architectural history from the beginning of 15th century until mid-19th century; reflection of changes in social structure on architecture; examples from European architecture after the 1789 French Revolution; developments in the World and Turkey; Central Asia , Seljuk and Beylik Era Architecture, Ottoman Architecture.

MMR224 - History of Architecture III (3 + 0) 3

Transhistorical principles of design through works that have chronologically left their traces; handling of these principles together with the developments in the periods that these works belong.

MMR231 - Statics and Strength of Materials (3 + 0) 4

Vectors; the concept of force; equilibrium of rigid objects; bearings; space frame; shear force and bending moment; internal forces in beams; center of gravity; moment of inertia; states of stress and strain; simple and unified strength conditions of stick-form elements; effects of bending and torsion.

MMR232 - Structural Behaviour and Analysis (3 + 0) 4

Strain types and structural behaviors of building components and elements; structural system diversity: form active systems, vector active systems, surface active systems, hybrid systems, inflated systems, tall building systems.

MMR253 - Building Elements and Systems I (2 + 2) 4

Building systems, soil-structure interaction, interactions of structure-environmental factors, load-carrying systems building components ; research and application of design and feasibility at different scales.

MMR254 - Building Elements and Systems II (2 + 2) 4

Roof systems, solutions and details, doors, windows, curtain walls, information on wet spaces; decisions about materials and construction in the light of knowledge acquired; procurement of system and spot details at scales of 1/20, 1/10, 1/5, 1/2, 1/1.

MMR299 - Internship I (10 + 20) 6

4 weeks.

MMR301 - Architectural Design III (4 + 8) 10

Environmental analysis and study of the existing nearby built environment for a fuunctionally complex architectural design project that encompasses human and social environment relations; individual development of an architectural design supported by studio work and criticisms. Pre-requisite: MMR 202 Architectural Design II

MMR302 - Architectural Design IV (4 + 8) 10

Critical analysis of buildings and groups of buildings, and their relations with the city at different levels of scale; research study on complex functions, various types of structure, construction, and types of production for an architectural project that involves development of complex and multi-functional building programs and alternative solut

MMR306 - Urban Design Project (2 + 2) 4

Analysis and design of a selected urban area; decision-making processes during design; formation of urban design language with selected readings about the city.

MMR311 - Principles of City Planning (3 + 0) 4

Emergence of the city, its development in different periods; phenomenon of urban life; professional terminology of the land-use functions and use areas and factors that form the city; planning approach to the city and planning principles of different urban areas and overall urban form; factors that shape the urban environment; urban concepts, data,

MMR331 - Structural Design I (2 + 2) 5

Improvement of construction and detail design capabilities through seminars, lectures and analyses; comprehension of appropriate techniques for structural system analysis, different materials and their characteristics.

MMR332 - Structural Design II (2 + 2) 5

Advanced level expression of structural systems; strain types and structural behaviors of building components and elements; structural system diversity: form active systems, vector active systems, surface active systems, hybrid systems, inflated systems, tall building systems treated in advenced and sophistaicated form.

MMR381 - Control of Physical Environment I (2 + 2) 5

Evaluation of the positive and negative impact of sound and echo control in interiors; detection of the positive and negative aspects of natural and artificial lighting and use of types of lighting in design; technical precautions to be taken during implementation and use.

MMR382 - Control of Physical Environment II (2 + 2) 5

Evaluation of the positive and negative impact of sound and echo control in interiors; detection of the positive and negative aspects of natural and artificial lighting and use of types of lighting in design; technical precautions to be taken during implementation and use.

MMR399 - Internship II (0 + 0) 10

6 weeks.

MMR401 - Architectural Design V (4 + 8) 10

Analysis of the environment and the existing nearby built environment for an architectural project that provides scope for urban discourse and new technological potentials and multi-dimensional research; achievement and presentation in two and three dimensions of an architectural form with function, spatial organization and structure relations

MMR402 - Architectural Design VI (4 + 8) 10

Analysis of the environment and the existing nearby built environment for an architectural project that provides scope for urban discourse and new technological potentials and multi-dimensional research; achievement and presentation in two and three dimensions of an architectural form with function, spatial organization and structure relations

MMR491 - Design and Project Management (3 + 0) 6

Design, project and quality management, factors affecting the design in connection to legalislative and administrative systems, humans, physical environment, actions, user demands, limitations, selection priorities, analysis and organization of evaluation criteria; evaluation and control.

MMR499 - Internship III (0 + 0) 10

6 weeks.

Elective Courses

MMR-AE2FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE2FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE2FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE2SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE2SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 6

MMR-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 6

MMR-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-GE4FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR-GE4SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 3

MMR217 - Space and Installation (1 + 2) 3

Creation of spaces that manifest the artistic specialty of the designer through games; design of installations by transformation of spaces; analysis of space through games based on principles of spatial design; games as tools in spatial design, to overcome the limits of normative order and to alter perceptual habits; historical development of the art of installation.

MMR241 - Inclusive Design in Architecture (2 + 0) 3

Design for all concept; universal design philosophy and its principles; inclusive design concept and its principles; social inclusion of all people in public spaces and thereby social life.

MMR266 - Raster-Based Digital Presentation Techniques (1 + 2) 3

Presentation of architectural projects with the use of digital equipment that work at 2-D ?raster? base.

MMR325 - Science Fiction and Architecture (1 + 2) 3

Design data and solutions of different types of spaces affected by change (social, cultural, political, ideological, technological).

MMR334 - Contemporary Structure Systems (2 + 0) 3

The basic concepts; principles of power structures; structural loads and structural behaviors with examples of alternative structures; structural review and project reading; power structures and structural compliance; alternative structural content of propositions.

MMR344 - Body, Space and Motion (1 + 2) 3

Exploration of the relation between body and space with motion, exploration of the space perception through body and mind; the expression of the individual through bodily movements, finding him/herself a creative, unique setting where he/she can discover the perceptive aspects of the space; practices for individual, partner and group study.

MMR353 - Contemporary Construction Materials (2 + 0) 3

Building-material and design relations; the main features of building materials; composite materials; binder materials, cement, gypsum, lime, natural building blocks; concrete; plaster, mosaic, metals; natural wood; artificial wood; soil building materials; brick, tile, ceramic, porcelain, glass, plastics; plates-plates, profiles, foams, fabrics, surface finishing materials; paints, varnishes, lacquers; mechanical and physical material experiments.

MMR361 - Advanced Techniques of Computer Based Presentation I (1 + 2) 3

Visualization of architectural designs with the help of computer programs.

MMR362 - Advanced Techniques of Computer Based Presentation II (1 + 2) 3

Visualization of architectural designs with the help of computer programs.

MMR371 - (1 + 2) 3

MMR372 - (1 + 2) 3

MMR374 - (1 + 2) 3

Basic information about sound, acoustics, and light; application of designs based on knowledge about sound and light, and their impact on users.

MMR375 - (1 + 2) 3

MMR376 - (1 + 2) 3

MMR433 - Design and Construction of Tall Buildings (2 + 0) 3

Structural forces and their re-orientation in tall buildings; alternative structures; review of structures and project reading; structural compliance; alternative structural content of propositions.