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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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.


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


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.


Site Studies

The project of this term is “factory as a generator of learning”. We initiated the studies with the analysis of the site from different scales. Here are my initial attempts and proposals.Ass04_NilayKaraköyRevised.jpg

Scaling a Screen?

Our traditional scale studies were initiated with “screen” this term.  Scaling a screen? Multiplying and resizing it! What is the function of a screen? Screen today has a great variety of meanings. A playground, notebook, computer, poster, step and many others whom I cannot imagine now. Yet the scale of a tablet is not comparable with the scale of a billboard screen since they have completely different purposes and requires different dimensions. Furthermore, it is not only the scale changing but the relation between human body and screen as well. Our reactions bodily experiences are also changing according to the changing sizes and functions. Continue reading “Scaling a Screen?”

History of the Site |Eskişehir – Industrial Area

Ass.2_HistoryOfTheSite.jpgHello there! For the second term of the 3rd-year studio, we’re going to be dealing with Industrial Site that was left abandoned within the center of the city of Eskişehir. For this aim, to comprehend the significance of the factories there, their meaning and effect to the lifestyle we initially searched and documented the history of the site with a great support of information from Hüma Tülce’s previous studies. In the attached image you can find about the factories and the transformation of the city in years.