About


Architectural Design Research Group aims;

  • To support interdisciplinary research by looking at Architectural Design studies from different perspectives and depth, 
  • To develop cooperation with public institutions/organizations and international research groups working in the field of architectural design, 
  • To develop research capacity on issues related to architectural design, to organize national and international events that encourage new research by ensuring the dissemination of research, 
  • To create an effective network among researchers interested in architectural design and to develop a strong interaction model,
  • To ensure that planned and realized events are announced through social media, bulletins and the website.

Architectural Design Research Group will enable academics to create a network where they can conduct studies in the field of architectural design from different perspectives and depth and and develop cooperation with public institutions/organizations and international research groups working in the field of design. The main research topics of Architectural Design Research Group are; Design Theories and Methods, Space, Education, Architectural Design and Sustainability. Architectural Design Research Group is open to the participation of national and international researchers who are conducting research on their research topics. The sub-areas related to the main research topics of Architectural Design Research Group can be defined as follows;

1.Design Theories and Methods:

Conceptual Thinking in Architecture & Diagram 

Context & Discourse in Contemporary Architecture 

Relationship between Philosophy and Architecture

2. Space:

Architectural Shell and Space  

Space and Memory 

Ergonomics in Architecture 

Color in Architecture 

Discussions on Space Problematic in Philosophy

Spatial Quality

3. Education:

Architectural Design Education  

Design Knowledge 

4. Architectural Design: 

Urban Design 

Cultural Landscape 

Cultural Heritage 

New Building Design and Re-Functioning in Historic Environments 

Earthquake-safe Architectural Design and Damage Vulnerability 

Education Buildings 

Hospital Structures and New Approaches 

Housing Design and Housing Policies 

Building Evaluation

Evaluation and Measurement in Human-Environment Relations 

Tourism and Hotel Management 

User-centered Design in Architecture

Mathematics and Design 

Architecture and Geometry 

Cognitive Psychology 

5. Sustainability:

Sustainability in Architecture

Sustainable Living

Previously completed and ongoing projects of the members of Architectural Design Research Group in the research topics are as follows;

  • AÇIKGÖZ Ö. (Yürütücü), CANBAY TÜRKYILMAZ Ç., CAMCI M., KARAKOYUN Y., RAHMANPARAST A., WONGWİSES S., et al., Isıtma Sezonunda Radyant Sistemlerle Beraber Farklı Hibrit İklimlendirme Sistemlerin Termal Konfora Etkisi, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2022-Devam Ediyor
  • SUNGUR A. (Yürütücü), ÇELİK E., CANBAY TÜRKYILMAZ Ç., Kamusal Alan Ergonomisinin Sağlıklı Kent Bağlamında Değerlendirilmesi, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2022-Devam Ediyor
  • SUNGUR A. (Yürütücü), Engelsiz Kadıköy Projesi, 2015.
  • POLATOĞLU Ç. (Yürütücü), YILDIZ, S. (Araştırmacı), Türkiye'de Turizm Tesislerinde Evrensel Tasarım İlkeleri Üzerine Bilgi Geliştirilmesi, İstanbul Örneğinde İrdelenmesi, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2013-2014.
  • YILDIZ S., Sürdürülebilir Turizm Bağlamında Kent Otellerinde Evrensel Tasarım İlkelerinin Geliştirilmesine İlişkin Bir Model Önerisi; İstanbul Örneğinde İrdeleme Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2013-2014.
  • SUNGUR A., BERKTAY N. (Yürütücü), MENDA E., YILDIZ S., Sabancı Üniversitesi, ‘Farklı Açılardan Engellilik – Mevcut Durum Değerlendirmesi ve İyileştirmeye Yönelik Proje, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2012-2013.
  • POLATOĞLU Ç. (Yürütücü), Erken Tasarım Evresinde Bilginin Dönüşümünün Mimari Tasarım 3 Atölyesinde İrdelenmesi, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2008-2012.
  • SUNGUR A., KERESTECİOĞLU S. F. (Yürütücü), LİMONCU S., ARUN E. G., AYTUĞ A., ÜNVER F. R., et al., Türkiye’de Yapı Teknolojisinin Belgelenmesi- Karadeniz Bölgesi Örneği, Yükseköğretim Kurumları Destekli Proje, 2005-2008.