ECTS - Analysis of Historical Places

Analysis of Historical Places (MMR444) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Analysis of Historical Places MMR444 2 0 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MMR 122 - History of Architecture I , MMR 223 - History of Architecture II
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, Demonstration, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şule Pfeiffer Taş
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Recognizing the formation and development processes of historical places and their relationship with the physical structure of the city; studying it in terms of architecture and history of art
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • -learn the development of chosen locations as of the ancient times, and relationship within the context of historical process and geography.
  • -learn factors that influence the development of places in an Anatolian Turkish city and the functional development created by the change of these influences in places and their surroundings.
  • -learn how to establish a connection with the historical background of these structures and gains skills to make predictions.
  • -become conscious about the protection of historical places.
Course Content Development of selected historic places from Antique period, Europe, and Turkish-Islamic world; theoretical knowledge that elucidates the reflection of building functions in space; social and geographic factors in the development of dwelings and settlements; architectural characteristics and features of the selected buildings from the perspective of socio-cultural and natural factors, and urban, architectural and art histories.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction of the course
2 Theoretical information about the chosen topics
3 Theoretical information about the chosen topics
4 Anatolian Civilizations
5 Hellenistic Period
6 Roman and Byzantine Period
7 Seljuk Period of Anatolia
8 Ottoman Period
9 Late Ottoman-Early Republic Period
10 Examples from Europe
11 Examples from Europe
12 Presentations and Discussions
13 Presentations and Discussions
14 Presentations and Discussions


Course Book 1. ASLANAPA, O., Türk Sanatı Tarihi, İstanbul 1984.
2. ÇAĞLAR, A. (ed.), Topkapı Palace, İstanbul 2000.
3. EIGL, K., HUBMANN, F., BRANDSTÄTTER, C., Schönbrunn. Ein Schloß und seine Welt, Molden, Wien 1982.
4. İNALCIK, H. – RENDA, Günsel (ed.) Osmanlı Uygarlığı 1-2, Ankara 2002.
5. KUBAN, D. (ed.), Selçuklu Çağında Anadolu Sanatı, İstanbul 2002.
6. KUBAN, D., Osmanlı Mimarisi, İstanbul 2007.
7. NECİPOĞLU, G., Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power - The Topkapi Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries, New York 1991.
8. PEKER, A.U. – BİLİCİ, K. (ed.) .) Anadolu Selçuklu ve Beylikler Dönemi Uygarlığı II, Ankara 2006.
9. SÖZEN, M., Devletin Evi Saray, İstanbul 1991.
10. ÜLGEN, A., Boğaziçi Sarayları, İstanbul 1997.
11. OCAK, A. Y. (ed.) Anadolu Selçuklu ve Beylikler Dönemi Uygarlığı I, Ankara 2006.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 1 10
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation 1 30
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
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
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
12 Life-long learning consciousness X
13 Foreign Language Use capability
14 Capable to use information technologies X
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) 14 2 28
Special Course Internship 1 10 10
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 7 1 7
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 75