Expo Design (ICM351) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Expo Design ICM351 1 2 0 2 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Bölüm Öğretim Elemanı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Gaining information about the types and value with the historical background of fair notion emerging with the Industrialism, improving the designing abilities of fair and stand and having technical and material knowledge are the contents of the course goals.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Bringing up the decisions and problems intended for fair design, and learning how to develop solutions for these problems.
  • Learning synthesis and analysis of the outcome product with the user
  • Gaining abilities of the use of notions and terms about fair design
  • Learning to solve the problems of interior architecture and graphics design such as space design and material usage with the icon and typography design together
  • Learning the reflection and contributions of the corporate identity on design
Course Content Designing an expo stand depending on a determined conceptual subject.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction of the course, meeting the students, explaining the project and homework Gaining information from the given sources
2 Definitions of the Fair, World’s Fair (Expo), Exhibition, Stand notions, historical background Gaining information about fair
3 Industrialization / Crystal Palace (1851-1936), 1867 Paris Fair, 1873 Vienna Fair, 1876 Philadelphia Fair, 1889 Eiffel Tower Gaining information about the World’s Fair
4 Modernism and After / 1929 German (Barcelona) Pavilion, 1933-1934 Chicago Fair, 1930-1940 New York Fair, 1985 Brussels Fair, 1970 Osaka Fair, 2000 Hannover Fair Gaining information about the World’s Fair
5 Homework Presentations / Announcement of the final project Preparation for the final project
6 Final project sketch studies controlling Sketches for final project
7 Layout plan Project drawings
8 Layout plan Project drawings
9 Layout plan Project drawings
10 Stand design Project drawings
11 Stand design Project drawings
12 Mid-Jury Preparation for the Mid-Jury
13 Stand details design Project drawings
14 Stand details design Project drawings
15 Panel Evaluation Preparation for the Panel Evaluation
16 Final Jury Preparation for the Final Jury


Other Sources 1. Akçura, G. (2009). Türkiye Sergicilik ve Fuarcılık Tarihi. İstanbul: Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları
2. Findling, J.E., Kimberly, D. P. (2008), Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. Britain: McFarland
3. Fuar Stand Tasarımı - Fair Stand Design, (2007). İstanbul: YEM Yayın
4. Fuar Standı ve Sergileme Tasarımları, (2012). İstanbul: YEM Yayın
5. Greenhalgh, P. (2011). Fair World: A History of World's Fairs and Expositions, from London to Shangai, 1851-2010. Berkshire: Papadakis
6. Işıklı, A., Durak, B., Arca, H. (2008). Osmanlı ve Avrupalı Yazarların Gözüyle 19. Yüzyıl Fuarlarında Osmanlı İmparatorluğu. İstanbul: İstanbul Fuar Merkezi Yayınları
7. Jackson, A. (2008). EXPO: International Exposition 1851-2010. London: V&A Publications
8. Kramer, S. (2009). Fair Design, Architecture for Exhibition. Germany: BRAUN

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 40
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Reflecting Information into academic environment X
2 Theoretical, scientific, artistic, historical background/structure X
3 Social, environmental, sustainability principles X
4 Legal framework X
5 Institutional and ethical values X
6 Capability to reflect theory into practice X
7 Capability to make research and interpret the results X
8 Capability to develop alternative solutions X
9 Effective writing, drawing and presentation X
10 Capability to perform independent and interdisciplinary works X
11 Capable to criticize, produce counter thesis and synthesis X
12 Life-long learning consciousness X
13 Foreign Language Use capability
14 Capable to use information technologies
15 Respect for ethical values, laws, human rights, environmental and cultural heritage X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 1 7 7
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 4 4 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 7 7
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 100