ÇANKAYA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

ARCH 101 – BASICS OF DESIGN

FALL 2020-2021

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is an introduction to the basic elements, concepts and principles of design. It comprises specific assignments to develop mental and manual skills to deal with the design problems at hand and to form visual and formal values for forming compositional unities in two and three dimensions.

The course objective is to familiarize students with the elements of design; perceptual laws of visual organization (Gestalt Theory); principles of design; and formal and spatial characteristics. Students are expected to develop their ability of making use of the principles of design, to organize design elements consciously so as to form compositional unities in two and three dimensions, and forming orderly systems in which formal and spatial characteristics, such as scale and proportion or solids and voids, are consciously considered.

INSTRUCTORS:

Fatma Gül Öztürk Büke (Assoc. Prof. Dr.), Zeynep Çiğdem UYSAL ÜREY (Assist. Prof. Dr.), Rabia Çiğdem ÇAVDAR (Instructor, Dr.),  Sinan Kınıkoğlu (Instructor), Şafak Sakçak (Research Assist.), Ä°layda Sağlam

COURSE SCHEDULE:

This course is held on Mondays and Thursdays between 13:00 and 17:00.

COURSE WEB PAGE:

The official web address for this course is: http://arch101.cankaya.edu.tr/

Attention: Students are required to follow the announcements both on the course web page and on webonline!