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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.

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.

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.

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:

MMR104 - Graphics Communication II (2 + 2) 6

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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

MMR106 - Modelling Techniques (1 + 2) 3

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

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

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.

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.

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.

MMR299 - Internship I (0 + 0) 6

4 weeks.

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.

MMR363 - 3-D Architectural Animation (1 + 2) 3

Developmental stages and use areas of 3-D animation; concepts and practical work related to animation techniques; effects of the use of light and camera on animation.

MMR261 - Modelling on Computational Media (2 + 2) 3

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MMR262 - Visualization on Computational Media (2 + 2) 3

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MMR323 - Spatial Utopias (2 + 0) 3

Reviewing and appreciating the imaginary designs, their designers, visionaries, and some implemented designs which have shaped design styles of today, from architecture to planning, from fashion to science, even to science fiction.

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.

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.

MMR213 - Abstraction Tecniques I (1 + 2) 3

Techniques in developing intellectual and artistic expressions, ventures, shapes from the known for the unknown, from the precedent for the unprecendented, from the external for the internal in architecture and other fields of visual design.

MMR214 - Abstraction Tecniques II (2 + 2) 3

Techniques in developing intellectual and artistic expressions, ventures, shapes from the known for the unknown, from the precedent for the unprecendented, from the external for the internal in architecture and other fields of visual design.

MMR216 - Principles of Site-Planning (1 + 2) 3

Various approaches to site-planning and application of planning techniques in architectural design.

MMR317 - Pedestrian Space (2 + 0) 3

Design criteria and principles of pedestrian space

MMR212 - Environmental Ethics and Aesthetics (1 + 2) 3

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MMR373 - Environmental Impact in Design (2 + 0) 3

Regional and environmental impacts that need to be handled during processes of planning, design, and implementations to be carried out in various urban environments; examples for the particularities to be considered.

MMR315 - Hall Buildings (1 + 2) 3

Design process of interior volume and the exterior in hall buildings, information about the space of the stage; formal/visual order that encompasses building physics and order of the environment in the hall.

MMR215 - Introduction to Landscape Design (1 + 2) 3

Main concepts that provide integration of landscape design with architectural design.

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

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.

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

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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.

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

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.

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

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MMR399 - Internship II (0 + 0) 10

6 weeks.

MMR312 - Experience and Design in Architecture (1 + 2) 3

Investigation of multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and multi-interactive dimensions of architecture with reverse reading method;criticism of the relevance ofa design through research, analysis, interpretation, andexperiencing; defining concepts of context and work through examples.

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,

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.

MMR355 - Steel Structures (2 + 0) 3

Steel building system design types and methods ; comparison of properties of steel buildings with those of reinforced concrete buildings; types of material production, steel profiles and their properties; structural steel components ; steel frame design principals, stability and components; design of supports, joints, hinges and nodes; slab and

MMR318 - City and Architecture (1 + 2) 3

In relation with the city, experiencing the architectural cultural with different methods, basing on the propriety of the cultural, natural and historic heritage; exteriorization of the urban and architectural memory in order to share the experiences with the society by transforming them into lasting memory;developing urban routes and mnemonic map

MMR316 - Practices of Urban Transformation (2 + 0) 3

The variety of practices in urban transformation and the rules that are employed.

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.

MMR322 - Contemporary Architectural Movements (2 + 0) 3

The dialectical process that continues with the recent manifestos encompassing the modern and avant-garde movements; Art Nouveau, De Stijl, Expressionism, Futurism, and Constructivism; Bauhaus idealism and realism; the pioneers of modern architecture; Modernity and the Modern City: CIAM congresses; architecture and social responsibility; Art DECO;

MMR343 - Everyday Life and Housing (2 + 0) 3

Spatial and functional characteristics of the house based on the interaction between the house and everyday life; investigation of housing ? culture and identity relations through research done through users of housings with different characteristics and user profiles .

MMR421 - Design Philosophies (2 + 0) 3

Twentieth century designs, principles of design development, and philosophies of design; art and design movements, e.g., Expressionism, Die Brücke, Paris School, Cubism, Futurism, Dadaism, Modernism, Bauhaus, Constructivism, Realism, Purism, Art-Deco, Minimalism, Surrealism, Pop-Art, Post-Modernism, Concept Design;design products and the philosoph

MMR442 - Architecture and the Person in the 20th Century (2 + 0) 3

Introducing design concepts for the individual within the framework of the apprehension of architecture for the society; the intellectual and practical discourses of 20th. century European architects about such apprehension.

MMR443 - Architecture and Society Discourse in 20th Century (2 + 0) 3

Context of society and architecture relations; conceptual approaches and architectural work related to society and architecture with examples from 20th. century European architects.

MMR444 - Analysis of Historical Places (2 + 0) 3

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 perspectiv

MMR445 - Space in Historical Cities (2 + 0) 3

Founding and development of the historic cities in Anatolia as connected with the topography; the changes undergone since Antique Period with the perspectives of socio-cultural and natural factors, and urban history, architectural and art history; excursions to selected historic cities to study period characteristics.

MMR446 - City, Trade and Space Throughout History (2 + 0) 3

Concept of trade and its development in the Antique period and the Turkish-Islamic world; the impact of the Anatolian trade routes on cities and architecture; theoretical knowledge that elucidate the spatial reflection of the distinction between craftsmen and tradesmen; the characteristic features of the ?bedesten? that link the inter-regional

MMR447 - Public and Private Domains in Ankara (2 + 0) 3

Concepts of ?public?, ?public domain?, ?private domain?; public buildings and domains in the City of Ankara and theri historical development; concept of ?semi-public domain?; modern residential life in Ankara within the framework of ?private domain?.

MMR341 - Children and Architecture (1 + 2) 3

Bringing together creativity of the child with that of architecture; experiencing an architectural design process carried out with different methods whereby a child directly participates in this process of an architectural student shaping architectural space.

MMR347 - Social and Spatial Structure Relations (1 + 2) 3

Relation of the urban and architectural domain and the production and organization of space with the social structure and social change; comparison of the changes in Turkey and the West in the urban and architectural domain within historical process and specifically in terms of spatial processes as based on social relations; readings from books and

MMR371 - Energy Effective Building Design I (1 + 2) 3

Environmental factors that affect the building and the precautions to be taken; architectural design applications.

MMR375 - Applications of Acoustics in Architecture I (1 + 2) 3

Basic acoustics and application areas of architectural acoustics in physical environment and architectural design.

MMR376 - Application of Acoustics in Architecture II (1 + 2) 3

Basic acoustics and application areas of architectural acoustics in physical environment and architectural design.

MMR372 - Energy Effective Building Design II (1 + 2) 3

Environmental factors that affect the building and the precautions to be taken; architectural design applications.

MMR374 - Sound and Lighting Design (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.

MMR422 - Methods of Analysis in Architecture (2 + 0) 3

Through what sort of method to be followed with the factors affecting design that will architecture be procured; use of multi-cultural and multiple research and problem-solving methods; design criticism through visual exposition and direct experience; defining the concepts of process, structure, function, form, creativity, context, and work with

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

MMR332 - Structural Design II (2 + 2) 5

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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.

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.

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

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

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MMR499 - Internship III (0 + 0) 10

6 weeks.

MMR494 - Multi-Disciplinary Project Management (3 + 0) 6

Methods followed in conjunction with the stages and participants of a project, during the multidisciplinary architectural design process which is run under the control of an architectural office.

MMR495 - Legal Aspects of Built Environment (3 + 0) 6

The variety of legislations concerning the built environments (region, city, country, neighborhood, building, infrastructure, etc.) in terms of scale and scope; issues related to the management of the built environment.

MMR492 - Informal Law of Urban Design (3 + 0) 6

Diversity of unwritten rules and regulations at city and building scales ; planning, design and implementation issues in practical processes; volunteering; participation; creativity; appeal; efficiency of mediation and negotiation.

MMR493 - Financing and Planning Principles of Housing Policies (3 + 0) 6

Housing functions and historical changes in functions of the house; housing production; behavioral characteristics that determine housing demand and costs; policies and financing of housing; practices in Turkey; planning of housing areas at the levels of the city,neighborhood environment, site and single parcel.

MMR392 - The Role of Local Governments in the Built Environment (2 + 2) 6

The role of local governments in the implementation of architectural and urban policy; communication between the local government structuring and the profession; conveying of participation in policy design, planning, implementation, management, urban economics and social policy, formation and organization of space through their relations with th

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

MMR482 - Architectural Heritage Preservation (3 + 0) 6

Concepts of conservation and cultural heritage; theory, techniques and procedures in conservation of the cultural heritage; preparation of the restitution and restoration projects of historic buildings; theoretical and practical knowledge related to re-design for renovation and re-functionalization; contemporary conservation theories and techniqu