Design and Futurism (ICM535) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Design and Futurism ICM535 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, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Öğretim Üyesi
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course is aimed to give the skill of conducting scientific research on the concept of futurism in interior design with increasing awareness about this subject. It also aims to analyze and interpret existing scientific researches, designs and projects related to futurism and interior design.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • Gaining the ability of using the acquired knowledge in the field of interior architecture.
  • • Having the ability of working in cooperation with multiple disciplines.
  • • Gaining the skill of discussion and questioning within the scope of the knowledge gained through futurism in interior design
  • • Conducting and interpreting scientific research on futurism in interior design by applying research methods.
  • • Preparing written report and presentation in accordance with scientific ethics, plagiarism and spelling rules.
Course Content The change in today of the manifesto that is put forward in the 20th century of the concept of futurism which has transformation and critical perspective; conducting scientific research on the concept of futurism seeking to respond to needs such as flexibility, growth, transformation and mobility in interior design; analyzing today's design projects in this context and discussion of future design approaches and evaluation of results.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Description of the course and explanation of the process
2 General information about the concept of futurism Related readings
3 Changing life behaviors İlgili okumaların yapılması
4 The relationship between developing technology and interior design - virtual reality İlgili okumaların yapılması
5 The relationship between developing technology and interior design - artificial intelligence Quiz 1 Related readings
6 Discussion of interior design and futurism in terms of sociological, psychological, ecological effects and symbolic values Related readings
7 Analysis of futuristic utopias and sci-fi works in light of interior design Related readings
8 Change and transformation of the equipment related to the activities such as sleeping, eating-drinking, resting, cleaning and working Discussion on term paper Determining the research question and hypotheses about the term paper Related readings
9 Change and transformation of interior design elements such as the form and geometry of spaces, material, lighting, color and texture Discussion on term paper Related readings
10 Analyze of examples such as "Plug in City", "Walking City", "Living Pod" designed and implemented with a futuristic approach Discussion on term paper Quiz 2 Related readings
11 Discussion on term paper Related readings
12 Discussion on term paper Conducting literature review and related readings
13 Discussion on term paper Creating the methodology
14 Discussion on term paper Preparations of research report
15 Presentation Preparation of Presentation


Other Sources 1. Exner, U. & Pressel, D. (2008). Basic spatial design. Basel: Birkhäuser Architecture.
2. Gardini, A. (2018). The Reception of Futurist Architecture after the Second World War. International Yearbook of Futurism Studies, 8, 129-149.
3. Giedion, S. (1967). Space, time and architecture. (5th ed.). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
4. Kim, M., Wang, X., Love, P., and Li, H., Kang, S.-C. 2013. Virtual reality for the built environment: A critical review of recent advances. Journal of Information Technology in Construction. 18: pp. 279-305.
5. Russell, S. & Norvig, P. (2016). Artificial intelligence: A modern approach. London: Pearson Education Limited.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 20
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 5 100
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) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship 1 20 20
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 10 3 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 9 9
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 2 4
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 125