MMR501 - Research Methods and Communications Skills (3 + 0) 5

The aim of the course is to introduce graduate students with scientific research methods, to provide them to experience preparing scientific research proposal, to implement suitable research methods and to present statistical findings and conclusions verbally and in written format.

MMR589 - Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Presentation and discussion of research being done for establishing the conceptual basis of thesis work.

MMR597 - Thesis (0 + 0) 80

Subject stated in the Thesis Protocol.

KAM536 - Art and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The mutual effects of political and artistic movements; the parallel reactions shown both by political and artistic movements to political and social problems.

General Elective

MMR643 - Theory of Building Acoustics (3 + 0) 5

Control of sound and sound reflection (echo) in interior space; evaluation of the positive and negative impacts related to acoustics in architectural design; technical precautions needed to be taken in design and during use.

MMR652 - Techniques of Architectural Lighting (3 + 0) 5

Evaluation of the positive and negative impacts of interior lighting in architectural design; detailed knowledge on various subjects Like environmental, lighting, visibility, control of light, etc.

MMR512 - Design and Communication (3 + 0) 5

In our day of high speed developments in communication, role of efforts in creating effective visual images on design;examples of theories and methods used in communication and design; understanding the generation of the criteria in design communication through study of interdisciplinary work on semantics and developing trends in contemporary

MMR611 - Architectural Design Workshop (3 + 0) 5

Presentation, discussion, and turning into an original text of the data and results obtained through research and comparative study done for the thesis subjects being worked on.

HIR510 - Advertisement and Consumption Culture (3 + 0) 5

The nature of consumption; popular consumption and consumer culture in terms of consuming society.

General Elective

ICM525 - Space Production Process (3 + 0) 5

The relationship between spatial theories and spatial practices; various ideologies in the space production discussions; critical perspective.

General Elective

MMR523 - Viennese Secession (3 + 0) 5

Emergence of the Viennese Secession movement that was founded in 1897 in Vienna, its philosophy and extensions in the world; Gustav Klimt, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Otto Wagener, Joseph Hoffmann and other architects and artists, their works; foundation of the Wiener Werkstaette/Viennese Ateliers and their reflections until today.

MMR547 - Research in Urban Public Domain (3 + 0) 5

City-urban area-public space relationship; how public space shapes urban area and the society; analysis of city and urban space through built environment; physical, social and psychological environment.

MMR563 - Reality and Imagination in Design (3 + 0) 5

Research of the factors in a context where design is perceived as representation, as unnatural and imaginary being; identity constituted by design, the relation between the way of communication manifested and design; design product, main theme, the medium created and its ingredients; the reality of the relation between function and representation, and exemplar works related with its visual manifestation.

MMR544 - Social Change City and Architecture (3 + 0) 5

Readings and research at the urban and architectural scales; study on relation between social structure and space as an interdisciplinary issue; theoretical knowledge in connection with research subject.

MMR545 - House and Culture Relation (3 + 0) 5

Investigation of housing?culture and identity relations through readings (books/essays) and research done through users of housings with different characteristics and user profiles (such as, squatter housing, gated communities, apartment buildings).

MMR521 - Architectural History and Theory I (3 + 0) 5

Appraisal of architectural history in terms of the social, political, and cultural contexts of the architectural development in the world and in Turkey; discussions of architectural history and theories in relation with architectural historiography.

MMR584 - Research Methods for Historic Buildings (3 + 0) 5

Research methods intended for restitution of historic buildings prior to restoration and renovation; access to information about the legal and preservation status of buildings; archival search, research and methods about the history, geography, and archeology of the region that the buildings are found, previous renovations and restorations intended for use; study and assessment of selected historic buildings.

MMR564 - Architecture Art and Propaganda (3 + 0) 5

Use of architecture as means of propaganda for different belief systems, aims and ideologies since Antiquity; theoretical knowledge and examples related with the subject; relation of architecture, art, and politics; study of the impact on mass culture through examples of painting, graphic arts, photography, film, sculpture, etc., besides the images created in architectural works.

MMR601 - Architectural Research (3 + 0) 5

Introduction of theories related with research techniques in architecture through readings, expositions and discussions; defining by students of a research subject related to architecture-design-planning, evaluating and interpreting information obtained through literature survey and field work (e.g., questionnaires, surveys) with scientific methods.

MMR522 - Architectural History and Theory II (3 + 0) 5

Architectural knowledge in terms of cognitive, discursive, scientific, technological, aesthetic, artistic, historic and cultural contexts and the pioneer architects and manifestos as of a start.

MMR546 - Political Economy of Space (3 + 0) 5

Political-economic structuring as the basis of spatial processes; production and organization of space within the framework of the conditions specific to capitalism; space in terms of social relations; concepts related with production and organization of space; links between these concepts and the perceived space; discussion of essays related with the subject and definition of research topics.

MMR511 - Urban Design (3 + 0) 5

Comparison and discussion of the developments in the fields of the city and urban design, and of the historical formation and transformations of social space in cultural, political, and economic terms.

MMR518 - Advanced Color Theory (3 + 0) 5

Dimensions of color and basic factors in perception of color; psychological and physiological effects of color and their roles in two and three dimensional designs; comparisons of color systems (Munsell, CIE XYZ, NCS, etc.); analysis of scientific research in the field.

MMR672 - Theory of Building Acoustics (3 + 0) 5

Control of sound and sound reflection (echo) in interior space; evaluation of the positive and negative impacts related to acoustics in architectural design; technical precautions needed to be taken in design and during use.

MMR671 - Techniques of Architectural Lighting (3 + 0) 5

Evaluation of the positive and negative impacts of interior lighting in architectural design; detailed knowledge on various subjects like environmental lighting, visibility, control of light, etc.

MMR581 - Research on Preservation and Restoration of Historic Environment (3 + 0) 5

Research on sources, legal statute, and archival documents in relevant institutions (maps, gravure, photograph, probable restoration projects, etc.) in relation with a subject related to the PhD thesis; synthesis based on knowledge obtained through study of the findings.

MMR582 - Cultural Heritage Management (3 + 0) 5

Research, preservation, promotion and management of the sources within the scope of cultural heritage; international and national institutions, laws, and resolutions; theoretical and methodical approaches related to the definition and management of cultural heritage; relation between cultural heritage and culture economy-industry (historic sites and ruins, museums, re-functionalization - with examples from Turkey and abroad).

MMR583 - Industrial Heritage and Conservation (3 + 0) 5

Definition, scope and aims of industrial heritage and industrial archaeology; retrieval and evaluation of industrial data; documentation of industrial heritage and related processes of production; characteristics, conservation, and re-functionalization of pre-industrial atelier and workshops, and of the early industrial period monuments.

ICM534 - Sustainability in Interior Architecture (3 + 0) 5

Sustainability and sustainable design criteria with design principles and design methods that shape the interior design process; building and interior design compatible with the nature, developing with sustainable design approach and environmental awareness data; in line with the sustainable design, examining the concepts such as ecological design, ecological environment, green structure, environmental friendliness, zero emission.

General Elective

MMR543 - Studies on Urban Housing (3 + 0) 5

Studies on responses of architecture and related disciplines to emerging questions on urban housing issues and development of awareness, through analysis of selected housing areas, readings and discussions on individual/social preferences, and upper scale (political, social, planning) parameters that shape the phenomenon of urban housing.

MMR571 - Ecological Approaches to Design and Planning (2 + 1) 5

Analysing, assessment and planning of socio-ecological spaces.

MMR573 - Energy Efficient Building Design for A Sustainable Future (3 + 0) 5

1. Natural and artificial sustainable energy sources, 2. Different design methods (fractile design, parametric design, BIM) and the applications of these systems in historical buildings, 3. Re-interpreting the use of historical and natural sustainable energy sources and adapting the design methods to today's modern building design.