Prof. Dr. Ayşen Savaş
Fields of interest: architecture and representation; exhibition and display design; museology; vision and visuality
As of June 2012
1988-1994 PhD M.I.T. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
1986-1987 Grad. Certificate Bartlett School of Architecture, U.C.L. University, London, England
1984-1986 March M.E.T.U. Ankara, Turkey
1980-1984 BArch M.E.T.U. Ankara, Turkey (Second Best Degree)
2011- Prof.Dr. M.E.T.U. Faculty of Architecture
2003-2011 Assoc.Prof.Dr. M.E.T.U. Faculty of Architecture
1996-2002 Assist.Prof.Dr. M.E.T.U. Faculty of Architecture
1995-1996 Inst.Dr. M.E.T.U. Faculty of Architecture
1988-1990 R.A. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture
1987-1988 R.A. U.C.L. University London, Bartlett School of Architecture
1985-1987 R.A. M.E.T.U. Faculty of Architecture
2000-2008 Advisor to the President, METU Rectorate
2000-2008 Social Facilities Mng. Committee Member, METU Rectorate
2005-2008 Honorary Prize Committee Member, METU Rectorate
2000-2002 Faculty Board Committee Member, METU Faculty of Architecture
1996-2010 Graduate Programs Coordinator, METU Department of Architecture
1995-1999 Editorial Board Member, METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
1990 Advisory Board Member, MIT Office of the Provost
1992 Advisory Committee Member, MIT Dean Office, School of Architecture and Planning
Administrative Duties and Memberships in Professional Institutions
2011- ICOM Member
2011- Museology Professionals Institute, Turkey Founding Member
2003- OMIM METU Faculty of Architecture Alumni Association Founding Member
2000- The Building Information Centre Virtual Architectural Museum, Istanbul
1999- The History Foundation of Turkey
1997-1998 SAN-ART Foundation
1997- The Association of Architects 1927
1996-1997 Sevki Vanlı Foundation Executive Board
1996- METU Alumni Association
1995-2000 Turkish Chamber of Architects Ankara- Architecture Museum Founding Member
1994- MIT Alumni Association
1991-1996 The International Party for the Documentation and Conservation of Buildings, Sites, and Neighbourhoods of the Modern Movement (DO.CO.MO.MO.)
1990-1994 Society of Architectural Historians
1987-1994 RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), Student Membership
1984- Turkish Chamber of Architects
2011 “Troy Museum” Architectural Competition
2010 “Museum of Civilizations in Turkey” Architectural Competition
2006 “Sculpture Competition” organized for the 50th Anniversary of METU–Ankara
2002 “Antalya Film Museum” Architectural Competition
2003-2008 “METU Northern Cyprus Campus” Management Building, Library, and Informatics Centre Architectural Competitions
2000-2008 “METU Techno Park Research Buildings” Architectural Competitions
Awards and Prizes
2011 The SILVER MEDAL for the “Exhibition Theme Development”, EXPO Shanghai Turkish Pavilion
2011 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
2009 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
2008 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
2003 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
2001 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
2000 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
1999 METU Incentive Premium for Performance
2004 Dartmouth College Conference Grand, New Hampshire.
1994 Schlossman Research Fellowship MIT Boston
1992 AAUW (American Association of Univ. Women Education Foundation) Academic International Award
1993 CASVA Candidate (Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts)
1993 Sir John Soane Museum International Research Fellowship
1993 CCA (Canadian Centre for Architecture) International Research Fellowship
1991 The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Research Fellowship
1990 The THIRD PRIZE in the New York Chapter / American Institute of Architects “Choragic Monument to Twentieth Century” Architecture Competition
1989 MIT Grunsfeld Housing Research Award
1988 The Council of Higher Education Fellowship
1987 The British Council Education Fellowship
1985 EASA (European Architectural Students Assembly) METU Fellowship
1984 EASA (European Architectural Students Assembly) METU Fellowship
1984 Chamber of Architects Award
1984 METU Department of Architecture Second Best Degree Graduation Prize
Refereed - International Journals
-Güven A. Sargın, Ayşen Savaş. “University is a Society; An Environmental History of the METU Campus”, JoA-Journal of Architecture, Vo.17, No.2, Routledge / Taylor and Francis, pp. (forthcoming)
-Güven A. Sargın, Ayşen Savaş. “Dialectical Urbanism: Tactical Instruments in Urban Design Education”, Cities, Elsevier, 2011 pp. (forthcoming)
-Ayşen Savaş. “House Museum: A New Function for Old Buildings,” Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, vol.27, no.1, 2010, pp.139-160.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Total Displacement: Exhibiting Folklore and the Boundaries of Museum Space,” Milli Foklor, vol.90, June 2011, pp.5.14.
-Bahar Beşlioğlu, Ayşen Savaş. “Fleabite: Gordon Matta-Clark and Programmatic Experimentation,” Architecture Research Quarterly vol. no. 2012 pp. (forthcoming)
- Ayşen Savaş. “Institutionalizing Artefacts: Designating Legal and Moral Rights Over Architectural Artefacts,” Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, vol. 12, no.1-2, 1996, pp. 17-36.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Architectural Artefact Redefined. The Significance of Architectural Drawing as Part of the Cultural Heritage,” Thresholds, vol.1, March 1992.
Journals with Editorial Board
-Ayşen Savaş. “We have Learned Architecture from/at Behruz Çinici’s Faculty of Architecture Building” (Biz Mimarlığı Behruz Çinici’nin Mimarlık Fakültesi’nde(n) Öğrendik) Mimar.İst, Vol: 42, Winter 2011, pp. 40-43.
- Ayşen Savaş. “Mimarlığın Görünen Yüzü,” Arredamento Mimarlık, no.07-08, 2011, pp. 103-111.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Sudden Slowness,” Arredamento Mimarlık, no.3, 2010, pp. 67-70.
-Ayşen Savaş. “The First Storage Museum in Turkey” (Türkiye’nin İlk Depo-Müze Kompleksi), Arredamento Mimarlık, no. 11, 2008, pp. 46-52.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Architecture and Its Image*: Notes on Representation and the Autonomy of Architecture III” (Mimarlık ve O’nun İmgesi*: Temsil ve Mimarinin Özerkliği Üzerine Notlar III), Tol Mimarlık Kültürü Dergisi, 2004.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Architectural Design of Musuem as a Space of Representation” (Bir Temsil Mekanı Olarak Müze’nin Mimari Tasarımı), Tasarım, vol.16, no.151, May 2005, pp. 68-71.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Consistent, Perfect, Abstract: Nur Sağlam House” (Tutarlı Kusursuz Soyut: Nur Sağlam Evi; Umitköy, Ankara, 1994-1999) Arredamento Mimarlık, June 2003, pp. 60-62.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Exhibiting by Design: Architecture as an Object of Display” (Tasarlıyarak Sergilemek: Bir Temsil Nesnesi Olarak Mimarlık), Arredamento Mimarlık, vol.4, November 2002, pp. 88-92.
-Ayşen Savaş, Namık Erkal. “The Narration of a Spatial Transformation” (Sabancı Müzesi Dönüşüm Kurgusu), Arredamento Mimarlık, September, 2002, pp. 100-107. (A revised version was published in Bir Kuruluşun Öyküsü, Istanbul: Sabancı Univ. Press, 2002, pp. 135-157)
-Ayşen Savaş. “Turkish Architecture Museum: The Space for Sharing the Architectural Culture” (Mimarlık Kültürünü Paylaşmanın Mekanı: Türkiye Mimarlık Müzesi) Mimar.İst, Vol: 4, Winter 2002, pp. 47-52.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Fabrica: Benetton Research Centre” (Fabrica: Benetton Araştırma Merkezi), 21 Mimarlık Kültürü Dergisi, vol.5, November-December 2000, pp. 88-96.
-Ayşen Savaş. “The United Trees Boulvard. EXPO 2000 Honnover, Humanity, Nature, Technology,” (Birleşmiş Ağaçlar Bulvarı, EXPO 2000 Hannover, İnsanlık, Doğa, Teknoloji), 21 Mimarlık Kültürü Dergisi, vol. 3, July-August 2000, pp. 124-147.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Architecture of Culture and Architectural Culture” (Kültür Yapıları ve Mimarlık Kültürü), 21 Mimarlık Kültürü Dergisi, vol. 1, March –April 2000, pp. 142-159.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Vanishing Point of Architecture,” ArchiSchope, vol.2, October-November, 1998, pp. 52-54.
-Ayşen Savaş. “CCA: Institutionalization of the Architecture Culture” (CCA Mimarlık Kültürünü Kurumsallaştırmak), Arredamento Mimarlık, June-September, 1998, pp. 107-112.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Shallow Spaces,” ArchiScope, vol.1, September, 1998, pp 84-86.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Intuitive Architecture: Parallax, Awareness and Steven Holl” (El Yordamı ile Mimarlık, Paralaks, Bilinç ve Steven Holl), Arredamento, vol.5, 1995, pp. 76-77.
Chapter in a Book
-Ayşen Savaş. “Total Escape From Reality,” EXPO Shanghai 2010 – Better City Better Life, Exhibition Catalogue, Sencar Özsoy-Ayşen Savaş (eds), Ankara: ARK, 2010 pp. 13-20. (Also published in Chinese in Shanghai, in 2010)
-Ayşen Savaş. “A University is a Society”, ODTÜ Projeler 1 Yarışma Projeleri 2007-2008. Exhibition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed), May 2008, pp.12-21.
-Ayşen Savaş. “General Evaluation” Cities and City Museums, City Museums International Symposium 21-22 April 2006 Istanbul: History Foundation Press, January 2008, pp. 159-175.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Reconstructing the White Wall,” METU Plastic Arts Exbition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed), November 2007, pp.11-23.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Naming the Art Object: Painting, Sculpture, Print, and Ceramics” METU Plastic Arts Exbition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed.), April, 2006, pp. viii-xv.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Re-evaluation” (Değerlendirme,” ODTÜ Kuzey Kıbrıs Kampusu Kampus Yönetim Binası, Kütüphane, Bilgi İşlem Merkezi, Mimari Proje Yarışması 2003), Ankara: Chamber of Architects, January 2005, pp. 7-9.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Making Art Permanent in METU,” METU Plastic Arts Exbition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed.), April, 2005, pp.viii-xiii.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Storehouses of Knowledge,” Introduction to Ancient Libraries in Anatolia, the 24th Annual Conference: Libraries and Education in the Networked Information Environment, Ankara: METU Library Press, 2003.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Historical Objects and Museology” (Eski Eserler ve Müzecilik), V. Culture Congress, Ankara: Ministry of Culture, 2002.
-Ayşen Savaş, Namık Erkal. “The Narration of a Spatial Transformation” (Dönüşümün Kurgusu), Bir Kuruluşun Öyküsü, Istanbul: Sabancı Univ. Press, 2002, pp. 135-157.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Notes on Exhibition Space and Context” (Sergi Mekanı Tasarımı ve Bağlam Üzerine Notlar), T.C. Gazi University Folklore Museums Symposium Proceedings. Öcal Oğuz (ed), Ankara: T.C. Gazi Univ. Press, 2002, pp.114-122.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Linea Mentis: Definition of the Term “Façade” in Architecture” (Linea Mentis: Mimarlıkta Cephenin Tanımı) Terminology Problems in Art History Symposium. Ankara: The British Culture Institute, November 2001, pp.143-152
-Ayşen Savaş. “Intuitive Architecture: Parallax, Awareness and Steven Holl” (El Yordamı ile Mimarlık, Paralaks, Bilinç ve Steven Holl), Steven Holl, Istanbul: Boyut Press, February 2000 pp. 27-35; (also published in Arredamento, vol.5, 1995, pp. 76-77.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Against Nature: Atrophy and the Museum of Natural History,” Nature as Space: Re-understanding Nature and Natural Environments, Güven A. Sargın ed. Ankara: METU Press, 2000, pp.103-133.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Institutional Ethics and Exhibitions” (Kurumsal Etik ve Sergileme) The 4. National Museum Symposium, 16-18 September 1998, Istanbul, Harbiye Military Museum, 1999, pp.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Historical Cross-sections Institutional History and Exhibitions”, the 3rd International History Congress “Global and Local: New Trends in Historiography and Museology, Istanbul: The History Foundation of Turkey, 1999, pp. 56-68.
-Ayşen Savaş. “Mnemosine; The Art of Remembering the Independence War” (Mnemosine: Kurtuluş Savaşını Hatırlamanın Sanatı), Cemil Koçak (ed) Istanbul: Promat Press ,1998, pp. 217-229.
-Ayşen Savaş. “The 20th Century Architecture of the USA” (ABD’nin 20.yy Mimarlığı), Eczacıbaşı Foundation Plastic Arts Dictionary, 1997, Istanbul.
-EXPO Shanghai 2010 – Better City Better Life, Exhibition Catalogue, Sencar Özsoy-Ayşen Savaş (eds), -
Ankara: ARK, 2010 pp. 8-11. (Also published in Chinese in Shanghai, in 2010)
- ODTÜ Projeler 1 Yarışma Projeleri 2007-2008. Exhibition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed), May 2008, pp.12-21.
-Memories. An Oral History. (Anılar. Bir Sözlü Tarih Çalışması. 1956’dan 2006’ya ODTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi-nin 50 Yılı), edited by Sevgi Aktüre, Sevin Osmay, Ayşen Savaş, Ankara: METU Press, 2007.
-Middle East Technical University: 50th Anniversary, Ayşen Savaş (ed), METU Press, 2006.
-METU Plastic Arts Exbition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed), November 2007.
-METU Plastic Arts Exbition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed), April 2006.
-METU Plastic Arts Exbition Catalogue, Ayşen Savaş (ed), April 2005.
-Ayşen Savaş. METU Documented, Ankara: METU Press, June 1999.
Selected Publications on Applied Works
-Enginöz, Yasemin K. “Thoughts on the ‘Made in China’ Expo” (‘Çin Malı’ Expo’nun Düşündürdükleri) Yapı, vol.353, April 2011, pp.70-77.
-“The Tradition of Architectural Competitions as an Academic Approach of a University” (Üniversite Yaklaşımının Bir Getirisi Olarak Mimari Yarışma Geleneği), Book Review (METU Competition Projects 1 2007-2008), Betonart no. 21 2009, pg. 74.
-Tanyeli, Uğur. “METU Science and Technology Museum” (ODTÜ Bilim ve Teknoloji Müzesi), Arredamento Mimarlık, no. 11, 2008, pp. 44-45.
-The Narration of 100 Years. (Yüzyılın Hikayesi) eds. G. A. Sargın, A. Savaş, C. Dündar (Limited Edition) Istanbul Koç Vakfı, 2006.
-Tekeli, Doğan. “Ayşen Savaş and From an House to a Museum” (Ayşen Savaş ve Atlı Köşk’ten Sakıp Sabancı Müzesi’ne), Interview Mimar.İst, vol.3, no.10, Winter 2003, pp. 37-44.
-“Sakıp Sabancı Museum Special Issue”, P, vol. 25, June 2002.
Conferences and Symposiums Organized
2010 “House Museums – Historic Houses Symposium I - Ankara, Istanbul, Milan”, Symposium and Exhibition, 10-11 June. (Symposium organized and the exhibition prepared with the assistance of the research assistant Aslıhan Günhan).
2010 Scientific Committee Member, International CTPA Conference
2006 Scientific Committee Member CIB Postgraduate Conference
2000 “Urban Development and Conservation of the Past.” Heracles Programme Symposium (Member of the organization committee).
2000 “Art and Science International Symposium”, Ankara Turkey. (Member of the organization committee).
1999 “The 3rd International History Symposium”, Istanbul Turkey, 9-11 December (Member of the organization committee).
1999 “From a Historical House to A Public Institution-International Workshop”, Sabancı University, Istanbul Turkey. (Member of the organization committee)
1997 SANART, “International Art and Environment Symposium”, Ankara Turkey (Member of the organization committee and assistant curator).
1994 “Rethinking the Project of Modernity in Turkey”, MIT, Boston, USA (assistant organization committee member).
1992 “XXVII. International Congress in the History of Art”, Berlin Germany, (organization committee member).
1989 “Initiative 2050 Working Conference”, MIT, Boston USA, (organization committee member).
1989 “Silver Spaces” Design Charette organized jointly by MIT, Boston Parks and Recreational Department, USA, (organization committee member).
Conferences and Seminars
-“Display Case: The Architectural Transformation of Museum Space,” American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) Lecture May 2011.
-“Is it Possible to Convert the Ulucanlar Prison into a Museum?” The Chamber of Architects, Ankara May 2011.
-“EXPO The Art of Architecture”, Architectural Institute 1927, Ankara November 2010.
- “From A House to A Museum: Pragmatic and Conceptual Shifts in Architectural Space,” House Museums –Historical Houses Symposium – Ankara Istanbul – Milan, 10-11 June 2010, Ankara Istanbul.
-“The New Approaches in Culture and Truism”, 2009-2010 Symposium organized by the Ministry of Culture in Turkey, Ankara Turkey.
-“100 Jahre. Deutscher Werkbund 1907-2007”. Göethe Institut Ankara, October 2009.
-Museum Planning and Project Development” Seminar organized by the Government Directory of Foundations in Turkey, Antalya, Turkey.
-“Museum and the Architectural Agents of Spatial Flexibility,” The Chamber of Architects in Izmir Turkey, December 2008.
-“Museum Space and Visuality”, City Museum History Talks, 28 June 2008, Antalya City Museum a pdf Publication.
-“Exhibition Design”, Ministry of Culture and Truism Staff Training Seminar, Ankara, 19 June 2008.
-“The Past and Future of Museology in Turkey” Vehbi Koç and Ankara Research Centre, May 21-22, 2007 Ankara, Turkey.
-“Labelling in Museums” Turkish Ministry of Culture Cultural Heritage and Monuments and Museums General Management Training Seminars. 13-18 March 2007, Antalya Turkey.
-“Ankara City Museum”, 23 May 2007 Symposium organized by the Ministry of Culture in Turkey, The Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara Turkey.
-“New Approaches in Museum Architecture,” 4 June 2007, Rezan Has Museum, Istanbul Turkey.
-“Design of the Exhibition Space,” The Chamber of Architects in Ankara Turkey, October 2007.
-“The New Museums in Istanbul and the Changing Principles of Museology,” YEM The Building Information Centre, 16 March 2006, Istanbul.
-“General Evaluation”, City Museums International Symposium, 21-22 April 2006 Antalya.
-“On the Sustainability of the Museum Space,” 23 May 2006, National Library, Ankara Turkey.
-“New Approaches in Museum Architecture,” 22 December 2006, International Symposium organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture in Turkey, Koç University and Turkish Cultural Foundation, Istanbul.
- “Objects of Desire,” Osmanlı Bank Museum, 26 January 2005, Istanbul Turkey.
-“Museum Architecture” Istanbul Museum Museology Seminars, 11 June 2004. Bilgi Üniversity Istanbul, Turkey
-“Local History, Local Museums,” VEKAM, 25 May 2005, Vehbi Koç Foundation, Ankara Turkey.
-“The Palace of Architecture: The Objectification of the Non-tangible Historical Heritage in a Museum,” Gazi University, TC Ministry of Truism and Culture, UNESCO National Com. 4-6 March 2004, Ankara Turkey.
-“The Architectural Design of a Museum as a Space of Representation,” The History Foundation of Turkey Museology Symposium, 21 June 2004, Darphane – Istanbul Turkey.
-“Turkish Women,” A Brief Look at the History of the Women’s Movement in Turkey”. Turkish Embassy in Washington DC, 1 December 2004.
- “Linea Mentis: Definition of the Term “Façade” in Architecture” Terminology Problems in Art History Symposium. Ankara: The British Culture Institute, November 2001.
- “Noah’s Ark: Mobile, Accessible, Flexible and Independent Environments”, Designing for the 21st Century II –An International Conference on Universal Design14-18 July 2000, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
-“The Necessity of the Archive”, Institut Français d’architecture, 17th July 1995, Paris, France.
- “Screenplay: an inquiry into the double-sidedness of façade,” winner of the Schlossman Award at MIT, Cambridge MA, USA, 1993.
-“Mnemosyne Architectural Collections: Coincidental Collectors, Public Institutions. MIT Boston USA, April 1992.
Ph.D. Thesis Supervised
-Mutlu. G. Doubling: Italy, The New Domestic Landscape As A Historical Project. METU, February 2009.
-Beşlioğlu, B. The “Programmatic Experimentation” in the Work of Gordon Matta-Clark, METU, July 2008.
M.Arch Thesis Supervised
-Günhan, A. From Houses to House Museums: Architectural Representation of Different Narrations METU, September 2011.
-Türkay, S. The Orthographic Set: Making Architecture Visible, METU, September 2011.
-Özden , B. Transformation of Architectural Space with the Aid of Artistic Production, METU, July 2011.
-Kocaoğlu, N. A Semperian Approach to Artificial Light As A Building Material, METU, February 2011.
-Koca, A. Authentication of Space: The Photography as a Raw Material for Architectural Production. METU, September 2009.
-Coşkun, E. Documentation of Architecture: Photography as an Objective Tool? METU, September 2009.
-Erkaya, G. From Scriptual to Spatial: “Labelling” as a Metaphor to Understand Museum Space, METU, January 2008.
-Yıldız, A. E. Mobile Structures of Santiago Calatrava: Other Ways of Producing Architecture, METU, January 2007.
-Özkal, G. Exhibition Space as the Site of Isolation, Unification, and Transformation, METU, September, 2006.
-Kavas, K. R. Architectural Form Generation: In Suprematist Painterly Space: The Significance of El Lissitzky’s Prouns, , METU, January 2005.
-Alkan, A. S. Framing the Invisible: “Section” as a Spatial Frame for a Reconsideration of Architectural Representation, METU, September 2004.
-Ürger, A.M. Apartment Block as the Object of the Generic City: Ankara, METU, September 2004.
-Gürbüzbalaban, M. Autonomy: Re-appreciation of Architecture, METU, September 2004.
-Altürk, E. XXL, Metropolis as the Object of Architecture, METU, March 2004.
-Temizer, S. Reading Architectural Space: Through a Staged Event, METU, September 2003.
-Gökbulut, A. Monorail: An Alternative Transportation Mode For METU, METU, September 2003.
-Turgutoğlu, B. “Expanding Architecture: A Proposal for a Multi-Functional Hall at METU, METU, July 2003.
-Kınayoğlu, G. Re-interpreting Depth: Architectural Representation and Virtual Reality METU, July 2002.
-Öz, H. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) Partnership: Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) Use in the Professional Practice METU, April 2002.
-Savaşır, G. Re-Framing Architecture: METU Faculty of Architecture and Its Photographic Reproductions, METU, September 2001.
-Kaynar, İ. Glass Myth Reconstructed: An Inquiry into Re-appreciation of Glass in Contemporary Architecture, METU, May 2001
-Mutlu, G. Biblioteque Nationale de France, Paris: The Interpretation of Architectural Space as Void, METU, April 2001.
-Karabağ, K. Absolute Space: MUD, A Reconceptualization of Architectural Space, METU, January 2001.
-Kılıç, A. Ove Arup Partnership: An Inquiry into Architect-Engineer Collaboration, METU, January 2001.
-Yılmaz, S. Re-vision: A Study on Anchem Koepel Prison, The Panopticon, METU, June 2000.
-Çırakoğlu, A. Projections to Scale: A study on Conventions and New Technologies in Architectural Representation and Design Process, METU, September 1999.
-Hatipoğlu, P. A New Extension to Ercümend Kalmık Museum: An Interpretation of Modern Movement in Turkish Architecture, METU (published and won the METU Graduate Research Award in 1998).
-Civelek, Y. Symbolism within Formalism: In Contemporary Turkish Architectural Discourse, METU, September 1998.
M.Arch Thesis Co-Advisor
-Turan, O. Architecture as an Apparatus of “Immortalization and Glorification”: A Critical Analysis of Wittgensteinian [True] Architecture, METU, September 2007.
Arch.513 Architectural Research, Graduate Must Method Course 1994-2011
Arch.524 Architecture and Different Modes of Representation: Orthographic Set, Perspective, Axonometry, Model, and Photography, Graduate Elective Course 1994-2011
Arch.477 Architectural Modelling, Undergraduate Elective Course 2008-2010
Arch.505 Advanced Architectural Design Studio, Graduate Elective Course 2004-5
Arch.501 Computational Design and Fabrication Technologies, Advanced Design Studio
Arch.101-102 Architectural Design I, Undergraduate Must Course 2008-2009
Arch.325 Architecture In-Situ, Undergraduate Elective Course 2000-2001
Arch.401-402 Architectural Design IV, Undergraduate Must Course 1994-2011
Museum Architecture, Gazi University Social Sciences Institute Graduate Seminars 2006-2008
Recent Developments in Museum Architecture, Koç University MA Program in Archaeology and History of Arts, Graduate Seminars 2006-2011
TC Ministry of Truism and Culture Annual Museum Architecture Seminars, 2000-2008
The General Directorate of Foundations Annual Museum Planning Seminars, 2006-2008
TUDELFT Seminar Series: The Hidden Space: Depth in Architectural Representation, May 2009
TUDELFT Seminar Series: Architecture as a Display Case, May 2009.
French (reading skills)
Applied Works, Research and Consultancy
2011- Machine and Chemistry Industry Inst. Consultant-Architect-Curator
(with Güven Sargın, Namık Erkal)
2011- Yüksel Erimtan Museum Consultant-Architect-Curator
(with Can Aker, Dr.Onur Yüncü)
2010- Kızılay Museum Consultant-Architect-Curator
(with Dr.Onur Yüncü, Seray Türkay RA, Başak Özden)
2009-2010 Shanghai EXPO 2010 Turkey Pavilion Consultant-Curator
winner of the silver medal in theme development (with Ambs.S. Özsoy)
2010 “House Museums-Historic Houses Symposium Organizer-Curator
and Exhibition Ank.-Ist- Milan” (with A. Günhan (RA)
2009-2010 “Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture –Museum Dept. Consultant
2009 Turkish and Islamic Art Museum Consultant
2008 Ankara City Museum Consultant
2008 TOFAŞ Car Museum-40th Year Exhibition Curator
(with B. Yağlı(RA) and G. Erkaya(Grad.Student)
2000-2007 METU Science and Technology Museum Architect-Curator
(with B. Yağlı(RA)
2007 Heydar Aliev Foundation Per. Exhibition Consultant
2006-2007 Vehbi Koç-The Story of a Century Architect-Curator (with Assoc.Prof.Dr. G. Sargın, C.Dündar and B. Yağlı(RA)
2006 J.W. Goethe University-Arab-Islamic Science Institute Consultant
2006 Istanbul Museum of Modern Art Consultant
2006-2010 Turkish Mechanical and Chemical Cooperation Museum Consultant-Curator
2005-2006 Sultanahmet Museum District Consultant (with Assist.Prof.Dr. Namık Erkal)
2006-2008 METU Art Festival Consultant-Architect
2006- The Building Information Centre Architecture Museum Consultant
2005-2010 İnönü House Museum Architect-Consultant-Curator
(with Assist.Prof.Dr. Namık Erkal)
2005-2008 Antalya City Museum Consultant
1999-2005 Sakıp Sabancı Museum Architect
(with Assist.Prof.Dr. Namık Erkal, A. Çıkrak oğlu, B. Yağlı)
2004-2005 Rezan Has Museum Consultant-Curator
2004-2005 Istanbul Museum City Project Consultant
2004-2005 The Presidential Atatürk House Museum Consultant-Curator
2002-2003 The Turkish Academy of Sciences Museology
Evaluation Report of Turkey Consultant
2000-2008 METU Culture and Convention Centre Consultant to the President
2000 Bodrum Archaeological Museum Consultant
1999-2001 Chamber of Architects Arch. Museum Consultant
1998-1999 Shell Ltd. London, Mobile Exhibition Architect-Curator
(with Assist.Prof.Dr. Namık Erkal, N. Bursa)
1998 Levis Ltd. Mobile Exhibition Architect-Curator
(with Assist.Prof.Dr. Namık Erkal, N. Bursa)
1999 Ankara War of Independence Museum Consultant
1996 “ Reflections on Colour” Güven Incirlioğlu
Photography Exhibition SANART – Art and Taboos Curator
1995 SANART International Art Exhibition Assistant Curator
(Chief Curator Prof.Dr. J. Erzen)
1992-1993 Royal Institute of British Architects Researcher
1993 Sir John Soane Museum Researcher
1993 Institut Francais d’Architecture Researcher
1992 Deutsches Architekturmuseum Researcher
1992 Canadian Centre for Architecture Researcher
1988 Eymir Open-Air Folklore Museum Research Assistant
(Project Head Prof.Dr. H. Pamir)
1984 Topkapı Museum Architect- Draftsperson
1983 Ephesus Museum Draftsperson