The next research seminar of this semester, "A Conversation on Postgraduate Study in Design", will be delivered by İdil Gaziulusoy on 26th December, 2012, between 12.30 - 13.30 in Kubbealtı at METU Faculty of Architecture. Abstract: There are different "genres" in how design research understood and implemented at postgraduate level in [...]
Research Seminar: The gendering of industrial design in Turkey as technology-related work – Pınar Kaygan
The second research seminar of this semester, "The gendering of industrial design in Turkey as technology-related work: Exploring the narratives of professionals", will be delivered by Pınar Kaygan on 5th December, 2012, between 12.30 - 13.30 in Kubbealtı at METU Faculty of Architecture. Abstract This study investigates the role of gender in industrial [...]
Sultan Kaygın Sel, designer from Vestel, is going to share her experiences, and the design process at Vestel, as a part of the Department of Indsutrial Design course ID 121 "Introduction to Industrial Design" on December 6th, 2012, between 13:40 and 14:30, in Kubbealtı. Sultan Kaygın Sel received her Bachelor’s and M.Sc. degrees [...]
A biomimicry workshop, namely `Design Informed by Nature` was held in METU Department of Industrial Design on November 22nd and 23rd. The participants had the opportunity to learn and apply the approach on how to design by taking forms, processes, systems and strategies from nature as models. In the workshop, [...]
Our departments guest Prof. Pete Avondoglio gave a seminar, namely "People Centered Design At Umea Institute of Design", on November 26th, 2012 in Kubbealtı. Prof. Avondoglio was graduated from Cornel University School of Architecture, and was recently retired from Umea Institute of Design. After teaching in different schools, like Royal Academy of Architecture and Aarhus [...]
The first research seminar of this semester, "Electric Turkish Coffee Makers, Design and Everyday Nationalism", will be delivered by Harun Kaygan on 14th November, 2012, between 12.30 - 13.30 in Kubbealtı at METU Faculty of Architecture. Abstract: Industrial design practice and institutions have contributed to the production and normalisation of nations [...]
Prof. Paolo Volonte from Politecnico di Milano gave a seminar titled "Milanese Fashion Designers" on May 10th, 2012 - 16.00h-17.00h in Kubbealtı and another seminar titled "The Biography of Objects" on May 11th, 2012 - 13.00h-14.00h, in R28 of Faculty of Architecture.
Light Through Culture: Interactive Installation, METU Faculty of Architecture Exhibition Hall, April 11-18, 2012
Results of international workshop conducted in METU Department of Industrial Design in collaboration with Technical University Eindhoven and Sint Lucas Brussels University were exhibited between April 11-18, 2012 at METU Faculty of Architecture.
JOHANNA KINT, from Technical University Eindhoven and Sint Lukas Brussels, and CINDY VAN DEN BREMEN, from Technical University Eindhoven, gave a seminar entitled “WHY THE WORLD NEEDS YOU” on April 13, 2012 at METU Faculty of Architecture.
Jacob Alkema, from Openlight Programme of Technical University Eindhoven, gave a seminar entitled “I can't believe my eyes” on April 12, 2012 at METU Faculty of Architecture.