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2000-2001 Academic Year 

CITY TALKS / 2000-2001 Academic Year - Fall Semester:

Tunisia, by Guita FARIVARSADRI

Dhaka, by Nurten AKSUGÜR

Barcelona, by Derya OKTAY

Safranbolu, by Mukaddes FASLI

Ankara, by Mehmet ADAM

CITY TALKS / 2000-2001 Academic Year - Spring Semester:

Lefke, by Nevter ZAFER

Society Hill: Philadelphia, by Saim NALKAYA

South Eastern Anatolian Towns, by Mesut ÖZDENİZ

Towns in Santorini Island, by Erdal AKSUGÜR

Lisbon + EXPO 98, by Derya OKTAY

Turkish Influences on Social Life in British Cities, by Netice YILDIZ

LECTURES BY INVITED SPEAKERS 

Lecture: REPRESENTATION AND DESIGN

Pattabi G. RAMAN

(İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul – former faculty member of Edinburg University)

Seminar Room, Faculty of Architecture, 16 May 2001

Sponsor: Self-supported by the speaker 

Lecture: HOUSING FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES 

Prof.Dr. Geoffrey PAYNE
(Former Faculty Member of Oxford Brookes University and University College London, UK) 

Seminar Room, Faculty of Architecture, 16 November 2001

Sponsor: Supported by the speaker's institution

Lectures: 

LOCAL AGENDA 21: METHODOLOGY AND PRACTICE (1)

27 May 2002, Blue Hall, EMU

THE IMPORTANCE OF PEDESTRIAN MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND NEIGBOURHOODS (2)

28 May 2002, Seminar Room, Faculty of Architecture, EMU

Prof.Dr. Fernando Nunes da Silva

(Director, CESUR / Centro de Sistemas Urbanos e Regionais, Instituto Superior Téchnico, Lisbon, Portugal)

Sponsor: Supported by the speaker's institution

Poster Competition and Exhibition

"CITY, NATURE AND CHILDREN"     
(open to students of primary and secondary schools in North Cyprus) 

Advisory Jury:

Zafer ERTÜRK, Prof. Dr., Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Member of URDC Advisory Council Can KUMBARACIBAŞI, Assoc.Prof.Dr., Chair, Department of Architecture, Member of URDC Executive Council

Main Jury:

Derya OKTAY, Prof. Dr., Director URDC Executive Council, Faculty of Architecture, EMU
Senih ÇAVUŞOĞLU, Asst.Prof. Dr., Chair, Department of Interior Architecture, EMU
Anber ONAR, Expert in Arts, Department of Art History & Archeology, EMU
İsmail ARTER, Director of Environmental Conservation Unit, TRNC
Emin ÇİZENEL, Artist
Hikmet ULUÇAM, Grafiker.
Nilgün GÜNEY, Grafiker 

Reporter:
Pınar Uluçay, Member of URDC Executive Council 

Sponsor: Rectory of EMU, TRNC Foundation for Environmental Protection (ÇEKOVA), Opesn House International 

  Lecture:

SUCCESS ON URBAN DEVELOPMENT THROUGH AN INTEGRATED EFFORT OF PLANNING: CASE STUDIES:

COIMBRA, ÓBIDOS, AJUDA-BELÉM (LISBON)  

Emeritus Prof. Dr. Manuel da Costa Lobo
(President of the Portuguese Town Planners Association; Centro de Sistemas Urbanos e Regionais, Instituto Superior Téchnico, Lisbon, Portugal) 

Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 8 – 11 April 2003.

Sponsor: Supported by the speaker's institution

Lecture:

INFLUENCES OF THE  VENETIAN ARCHITECTURE  ON THE  ECCLESIASTICAL ARCHITECTURE  OF CYPRUS
Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 6 November 2003.

 

Dr. Nasso Chrysochou
Free-lance architect, Israel.
Architectual  

Lecture:
INTEGRATED URBAN RENEWAL PROGRAMS IN THE FRAME OF EUROPEAN POLICIES: THE ITALIAN EXPERIENCE
Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 11 December 2003.

  Seminar:
ON THE STREET - OBSERVING AND DESIGNING PRACTICES, SERVICES AND PUBLIC SPACES
Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 11-12 December 2003.  

Dr. Massimo Bricocoli
Politecnico di Milano & University of Venice, Italy 

Sponsor: Supported by the speaker's institution

 

Lectures: 
THE CITY OF JERUSALEM AND ITS EVOLUTION (1)

Industrial Engineering Dept. Amphi, 4 November 2004

 

CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE IN ISRAEL (2)

Industrial Engineering Dept. Amphi, 5 November 2004 itects)
 

Anda BARR, March

Architect, Director of Special Projects Department in the Israeli Land Administration & Executive Board Member of the Israeli Association of Architects 

Lecture:

DESIGNING AND MAKING BUILDINGS LIVABLE AND SUSTAINABLE
Industrial Engineering Dept. Anfi, 25 October 2004. 

Asst.Prof.Dr. Kyriakos Pontikis
Design Department, Intercollege 

Visual Presentation:
ART IN OUTDOOR SPACE
Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 5 May 2005 

Serhat Selışık, MA
Sculpturist 

Lecture:
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DESIGN OF A SQUARE

Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 25 March 2005 

Prof.Dr. Mark Childs
Director of Town Design Certificate, University of New Mexico (USA), Cyprus Fulbright Professor, USA.

 

Lecture:
ALTERNATIVE CAREER PATHS FOR ARCHITECTS: A PROFESSIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Civil Engineering Dept. Amphi, 21 March 2007, 14.30. 

Prof. Dr. Robert W. MARANS
University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, USA.

Lecture: 
ANIMAL URBAN PLANNING AND HOMOEPATHIC ARCHITECTURE 
Alpay Özdural Hall, Faculty of Architecture, 27 April 2007.

Lucien KROLL, March, MUP
Architect, Belgium

International Urban Design Charrette jointly organized with Faculty of Architecture and Queen's University (Belfast, UK) (11 April 2008)

Theme:

A NEW VISION FOR NICOSIA

Coordinators: Dr. Karim Hadjri & Dr. Derya Oktay

Tutors:

Dr. Karim Hadjri, Dr. Alan Jones, David Allardyce (Queen's University)

Dr. Derya Oktay, Dr. Naciye Doratlı, Dr. Şebnem Hoşkara, Dr. Mukaddes Faslı (URDC, Eastern Mediterranean University)                 

Dr. Beril Özmen Mayer, Dr. Fevzi Özersay (Eastern Mediterranean University)                  

Dr. Hassina Nafa (Girne American University)  

Participants:

27 graduate students from Queens University

8 graduate students from EMU Faculty of Architecture

2 students from GAU

Lecture:
A CASE STUDY ON THE BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF ENERGY CONSERVATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Civil Engineering Dept. Amphi, 18 April 2008, 15.00. 

Prof. Dr. Robert W. MARANS
University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, USA.

1999-2000 ACADEMIC YEAR

Weekly Seminars:

CITY TALKS  

Taking place during the academic years of 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 are a series of talks proposed by the members of the Faculty of Architecture. These events focus on various aspects of cities throughout the world and are aimed at contributing to students' learning and imagination and to evoke vitality in the teaching milieu of the faculty.  

CITY TALKS / 1999-2000 Academic Year – Fall Semester:

Bogota, by Karim HADJRİ

Havana & Disney World, by Derya OKTAY

Bangkok, by Erdal AKSUGÜR

Prague, by Münevver ÖZGÜR

Istanbul, by Mehmet ADAM

 

CITY TALKS / 1999-2000 Academic Year – Spring Semester:

 

Stevenage New Town, by Hakkı ATUN

Cambridge, by James MCQUILLAN

Budapest & Vienna, by Burcu ÖZGÜVEN

Isfahan, by Guita FARIVARSADRİ

Singapore, by Erdal AKSUGÜR & Derya OKTAY

Jeddah, by Nurten AKSUGÜR

Malta, by Mesut ÖZDENİZ


Panel: 

URBAN ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

16 May 2000, EMU Library Oditorium

Chair:

Zafer ERTÜRK 

Panelists: 

Mehmet ÇUBUK, Ruşen KELEŞ, Oktay EKİNCİ, Raci BADEMLİ, Erdal AKSUGÜR 

A panel of speakers focusing on the concept of sustainability, one of the most diversely applied concepts among academics and professionals, discussing the future directions and implications which have cut across all disciplines and professions and has developed many complexities. 

 

The  invited speakers  of  the  panel  included  pioneering  academics  and
professionals in the field of urban planning and architecture in Turkey.  All the papers relate to the meaning of sustainability in urban environments, the prospects for the future of cities in the century as well as urban identity, sustainability, planning education, and contemporary planning methods. 

Sponsor: TRNC, Ministry of State.