Education of Architecture
Education of architecture requires a sophisticated perspective. Starting from fields of design, candidates are nourished from various disciplines which reflect different aspects of the profession throughout their education. Engineering, fine arts, social sciences, administrative sciences, and jurisprudence are among these disciplines.
The ultimate goal of the education of architecture is acquire the title of “architect” by succeeding in the “Diploma Project” in the eighth semester after completing other courses and fulfilling internship requirements. In our country, people with the title “Architect” earn the right to perform the profession of architecture and produce architectural projects.
The candidate who succeeded in “Diploma Project” gains the capability to complete a designing process individually. Candidates are educated on various subjects before the “Diploma Project” throughout their education. These subjects can be described as follows:
1. Design Group: Basic Design, Architectural Project, Urbanization, Theories of Architectural Design and courses which comprise design techniques.
2. Structure Group: Statics, Reinforced Concrete, Building Elements, Construction Materials; Control of Physical Environment and other related courses which involve the knowledge of technology.
3. History and Conservation Group: History of Architecture, Design Applications, Restoration and other related courses which involve field studies.
4. Administrative Sciences Group: Construction Management and Economy, Construction Site Management, Construction Laws.
5. Elective courses which enables specialization in architecture.
6. Common Courses (Mathematics, Turkish, Foreign Languages, Atatürk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution)
7. Compulsory professional practice (internship)
Our aim is to educate architects who are aware of their responsibility to society and environment.