Space Production Process (ICM525) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Space Production Process ICM525 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Çağrı Bulhaz
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to investigate the production and transformation of spatial physical and social knowledge. The knowledge of the space also includes the criticism of space. In addition, information about the physical and social production of the space and its formation will be obtained.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To reflect the knowledge into the academic environment by questioning and discussing it.
  • To apply appropriate research methods to academic studies.
  • To present the theoretical framework of the study, the research methods and findings as a written report in accordance with the scientific writing rules.
Course Content The relationship between spatial theories and spatial practices; various ideologies in the space production discussions; critical perspective.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Description of the course and explanation of the process. Readings about the content of the course
2 Definition and production of space Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
3 The association among space, body and sense Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
4 Absolute and abstract space Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
5 Space before Modernity Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
6 Modernity space ( homogeneity, fragmentation, hierarchical) Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
7 Architectonic space (Body-time-analytical thinking triangle) Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
8 Permenant and representative space (images and mythical narratives) Preperation for the exam
9 Contradictory space (spatial knowledge and social space relation) Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
10 Exam Discussion of reading parts given in the subject frame
11 Utopic space Preparation for the subject of assignment
12 Discussion on the selected topic for assignment Literature review about the assignment
13 Evaluation about references Research about the assignment
14 Discussion on the subject and outline of the assignment Research about the assignment
15 Submission of the assignment and presentation Presentation.


Other Sources 1. Lefebvre, H. (2016). Mekânın Üretimi. Ergüden, I. (çev.). İstanbul: Sel Yayıncılık.
Course Book 2. Harvey, H. (2015). Umut Mekânları. Gambetti, Ç. (çev.).İstanbul: Metiş.
3. Marx, K. ve Engels, F. (2012) Komunist Manifesto. Üster.C. (çev). İstanbul. Can Yayınları.
4. Halbwachs, M. (2017). Kolektif Hafıza. Barış, B.(çev.). İstanbul: Heretik Yayıncılık.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments 2 10
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 6 90
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 5 5
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 125