Life in Scales

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One of the images from “the scales” series I prepared for The Void Mag.

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Factory as a Generator of Learning |Preliminary Jury III

Hello again! It has been a very harsh time for me since the second preliminary jury. I went through many trials and errors and in every critics day and I re-did everything from zero each time. To be honest it might be the hardest semester for me cause I still struggle a lot to find my way.

Yet, things are better working compared to the previous jury. I have focused on the program to decide on spatial relations. THE PROGRAM includes ateliers where people work and sell their products and there are workshop spaces for educating the people.

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Sustainability Case Study|Solaris Tower

Another sustainability study. This time it is a case study on the Solaris Tower that was designed to lift the green to the upper levels of the building to increase green area. However, one fact that is very striking is that it was built on an area that was already green before the construction. So that the mentality is really questionable. On the other hand, let’s focus on their attempts on the building to make it sustainable.

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Sustainable Design

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The sustainable design is something we commonly hear but do not know for real. Up till now, before having this course on building technologies in architecture, I didn’t know much about it and what is worse is that I thought it was only about the use of green. Especially through this assignment in which we were given a specific form of the building and a specific climate condition I had a chance to look for sustainable solutions including natural ventilation, shading, passive heating, and material selection etc. I know that I am very new to it and might miss out many points so please comment your ideas and suggestions. You can find out more on the poster attached.

Factory as A Generator of Learning | Preliminary Jury II

For the second jury, I worked on placing the spaces in a way that they can be a part of the ground. However, I was missing to deal with the program. The interrelation between the program and spaces was not clear and the effect of those spaces on the topography was very arbitrary, to be honest.
But the very main problem was that I could not make decisions on the site scale so that everything I did seemed to be random. Although this jury was a real disappointment for me at least I know the points that I should focus. Since I do not have the model with me now, I will upload a foto of it later.

Factory as a Generator of Learning |Preliminary Jury I

The first jury of the term has just passed and here you can follow my progress up to now.

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The “What if” studies helped me a lot to find a tool to apply my ideas to the site.

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After the critics now I am focusing on my playground idea in a manner that it works with the grid of the structural system of the warehouse building. So, the playground is actually the play of surface. In short what I am doing is about the movement on the surface. After the critics, I can say that I better do not exaggerate the dimensions of the spaces or the masses, that occur with the play of surfaces, since they should not dominate the warehouse.