COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
City and Culture MIM   357 5 2 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Prof.Dr.FAZİLET DUYGU SABAN ÖKESLİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Gaining knowledge about urban living forms throughout history, urban sociology and the relationship between people and urban life, examination of urban life in terms of culture.
Content
The concept of human nature, definitions of urban and country life, social relationships and public spaces, urbanity, urbanization, international documents on social rights in urban life, the relationship between immigration and urbanization

Learning Outcomes
1) Gains skills for explaining and evaluating relationships between humanbeings, function and form and concepts used in architecture
2) Gains competence for data gathering, evaluating, recording and applying information about architectural processes
3) Determines needs and social problems of urban habitants and develops solutions


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Gains required information in the field of architecture, can use theoretical and practical knowledge together in architectural practice.
X
2
Gains required foreign language knowledge about his/her occupancy at B1 level.
3
Designs using the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the field of architecture, examines and interprets facts and phenomenons by using scientific methods and techniques.
4
Develops himself/herself continously by specifying his/ her needs toward his/her interest and talents, scientific, cultural, artistic and social areas as well as occupancy improvement.
5
Collects data, develops designs, evaluates conclusions, identifies problems and develops solutions in the field of architecture.
X
6
Takes responsibility , leads and works effectively as an individual and /or within a team.
X
7
Prepares plans and projects individually for any kind of work in the field of architecture, does consulting and peer-reviewing.
8
Takes responsibility in solving problems individually or as a team member, plans and manages activities concerning the development of subordinates.
X
9
Defines the educational needs in the field of architecture, undertakes literature review, reaches knowledge and uses databases.
X
10
Develops an attitude in favour of lifelong learning and uses gathered knowledge for public benefit.
11
Generates public awareness in the field of architecture, acquires skills for sustainable use of design parameters.
12
Effectively uses written and oral communication skills, follows and organizes seminars and meetings in the field of architecture, prepares projects and follows foreign publications using foreign language skills.
X
13
Uses computer software, technologies of informatics and communication needed in the field of architecture.
14
Applies basic architectural principles in the levels of building, interior design and urban design.
15
Gains consciousness for identification and preservation of historical settings, prepares documents on historical monuments and sites, knows and uses required techniques for preparation of restoration projects.
16
Develops sustainable architectural and urban design decisions, protects naturally and culturally significant buildings and sites and generates healthy buildings and environments.
X
17
Develops, evaluates and applies an architectural project with a comprehensive plan from the design phase to the phase of application project (structural and environmental systems, safety issues, seperators, etc.).
18
Understands the role of training, right and liabilities of employer and trainee in career development.
19
Understands and interprets guidelines of structures under vertical and horizontal forces and development and implementation of contemporary structural systems.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The concept of mankind Discussion
2 Culture and Civilization Related reading and research Discussion
3 Community and communion Related reading and research Discussion
4 Culture, society, individual Related reading and research Discussion
5 Immigration and urbanization Related reading and research Discussion
6 Slum culture-squatter house Related reading and research Discussion
7 Human rights and urbanite rights Related reading and research Discussion
8 Urbanite awareness Related reading and research Discussion
9 Mid-term exam Related reading and research
10 Urban transformation Related reading and research Discussion
11 Urban transformation in Turkey and the world Related reading and research Discussion
12 Actors in urbanization Related reading and research Discussion
13 Urbanization policy in Turkey Related reading and research Discussion
14 Urbanization-citizenship 1 Related reading and research Discussion
15 Urbanization-citizenship 2 Related reading and research Discussion
16-17 Final exam Related reading and research

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
LABORIT, H. (1990) "İnsan ve Kent", Payel Yayınevi, İstanbul.