Completed M.A. Theses

Completed M.A. Theses

2017:

SPACE AS PROTAGONIST IN THE NARRATIVE OF THE ILIAD

GÜNER, Gizem - Supervisor: Suna Güven

COLONIAL ENCOUNTERS, KARACHI AND ANGLO-INDIAN DWELLINGS DURING THE RAJ

AHMED, Nida - Supervisor: Suna Güven

2015:

SIGFRIED GIEDION'S 'SPACE, TIME, AND ARCHITECTURE': AN ANALYSIS OF MODERN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIOGRAPHY

CEYLANLI, Zeynep - Supervisor: Belgin TURAN ÖZKAYA

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GEOMETRY IN MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE IN THE MIDDLE EAST (10TH-14TH CENTURIES)

ÖZDEN, Deniz - Supervisor: Ali Uzay PEKER

TRACING LITERARY ARCHITECTURE: SPATIAL IN-BETWEENNESS IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S BETWEEN THE ACTS

ÖZCAN, Seçil - Supervisor: Sevil ENGINSOY EKİNCİ

PERSONIFYING HISTORY: VERNON LEE AND RE-IMAGINING THE FLORENTINE RENAISSANCE

KUTLUATA, Cemre Naz - Supervisor: Sevil ENGINSOY EKİNCİ

TRACING THE TRAJECTORIES OF MEMORY: THE NIKE OF SAMOTHRACE

COŞKUN, Semiha Deniz - Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

WORD, IMAGE & ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIOGRAPHY IN W.G. SEBALD’S AUSTERLITZ (2001)

SOKULLU, Seda - Supervisor: Sevil ENGINSOY EKİNCİ

2014:

PARISIAN AVANT-GARDE WOMEN AND THE PRODUCTION OF "DOMESTIC" SPACE IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

MEHMETOĞLU, Y. İpek – Supervisor: Belgin TURAN ÖZKAYA

2013:

LATE OTTOMAN RESORT HOUSES IN ISTANBUL: BÜYÜKADA AND KADIKÖY 

KÖSEOĞLU, Irmak – Supervisor: Lale ÖZGENEL

INTERSECTION OF ARCHITECTURE AND MUSIC AS GESAMTKUNSTWERK IN IANNIS XENAKIS'S SELECTED WORKS 

ÖZCAN, Zeynep – Supervisor: Sevil ENGİNSOY EKİNCİ

ONE HISTORIAN TWO BOOKS: BEATRIZ COLOMINA'S HISTORIOGRAPHICAL APPROACH IN 'PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY' AND 'DOMESTICITY AT WAR' 

ÖZ KARAMANOĞLU, Sema – Supervisor: Belgin TURAN ÖZKAYA

EXPERIENCING THE ANCIENT THEATRE: A PERSPECTIVE ON INTERPRETING THE ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN THEATRE THROUGH REFLECTIONS FROM THE SPACE OF THE PERFORMER 

YILDIRIM, Mehmet Salih – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

2012:

ARCHITECTURAL PERMEABILITY: STYLISTIC ENCOUNTER IN THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE MAKLI NECROPOLIS (14TH - 16TH CENTURIES)

JUNEJO, Rabela - Supervisor: Ali Uzay PEKER

THE ENTERTAINMENT STRUCTURES IN ROMAN PERGAMUM 

BAYKARA, Ayşe Bike – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

INVESTIGATING THE HOUSE CHURCH AT DURA-EUROPOS: PRODUCTION OF SOCIAL SPACE 

GÜNEY, Ahmet Öncü – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

CHANGING CONTEXT OF OLYMPİC VICTOR STATUES IN GREECE AND ROME 

KÖSEOĞLU, AYÇA – Supervisor: SUNA GÜVEN

2011:

TRAVELLING/WRITING/DRAWING: KARL FRIEDRICH SCHINKEL’S ARCHITECTURAL JOURNEY TO ITALY (1824) 

BARAN, Mustafa Kemal – Supervisor: Sevil ENGİNSOY EKİNCİ

BEYOND BUILT FORM: THE COLOSSEUM 

ÇETİN, Yunus – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

ANALYZING THE MİMARLIK JOURNAL: A STUDY ON ARCHITECTURE IN TURKEY IN THE 1980S 

GÖLOĞLU, Sabiha – Supervisor: Elvan ALTAN ERGUT

RECONSTRUCTING THE OTTOMAN IMPERIAL HAREM OF NINETEENTH CENTURY: MEMOIRS OF LEYLA SAZ ON THE OLD CIRAGAN PALACE 

GÜNSOY, Belkıs Harika – Supervisor: Sevil ENGİNSOY EKİNCİ

ELITE BENEFACTION IN ROMAN ASIA MINOR: THE CASE OF PLANCIA MAGNA IN PERGE 

KALINBAYRAK, Aygün – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

TRANSFORMATION OF THE OTTOMAN BUILT ENVIRONMENT IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY IN ANATOLIA: THE CASE OF TOKAT 

KARDAŞ, Ayşegül – Supervisor: Elvan ALTAN ERGUT, Co-Supervisor: Ali Uzay PEKER

AFTERLIVES OF HAGIA SOPHIA: THE CHANGEI IN THE OFFICIAL ATTITUDES TOWARDS PRESERVING ANTIQUITIES IN THE LATE OTTOMAN AND EARLY REPUBLICAN PERIODS 

KAVAK KESKİN, Ümran – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

A DIGITAL RECONSTRUCTION OF VISUAL EXPERIENCE AND THE SEBASTEION OF APHRODISIAS 

ÖZTÜRK, Özgür – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

2010:

MAKING THE "HEART" OF RUSSIAN TERRITORIALIZATION: RAILWAYS AND MOSCOS RAILWAY STATIONS

ALPTEKİN, Ali Haydar - Supervisor: Namik ERKAL, Co-Supervisor: Elvan ALTAN ERGUT

INFLUENCES OF POLITICAL REGIME SHIFTS ON THE URBAN SCENE OF A CAPITAL CITY - CASE STUDY: TIRANA. 

BLETA, Indrit – Supervisor: Belgin TURAN ÖZKAYA

THE BOOK, THE BODY AND ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY IN PETER GREENAWAY’S CINEMATOGRAPHY. 

HORUZ, Semra – Supervisor: Sevil ENGİNSOY EKİNCİ

THEATER IN NINETEENTH CENTURY ISTANBUL: CASES FOR THE TRANSLATION OF AN ARCHITECTURAL TYPOLOGY

YAZICI, Ezgi – Supervisor: Namık ERKAL

2009:

FROM THE "AUTHOR" TO THE "READER": VISITING LITERARY HOUSE-MUSEUMS IN İSTANBUL. 

KARLIK, Özge – Supervisor: Sevil ENGİNSOY EKİNCİ

SAVOIR VIVRE COSMOPOLITE: AHMED MIDHAT’S AVRUPA ADAB-I MUAŞERETİ YAHUT ALAFRANGA AS A SOURCE FOR MODERNIZATION OF THE CODES OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY OTTOMAN EMPIRE. 

ÇEKİÇ, Can Eyüp – Supervisor: Namık ERKAL

INTERSECTIONS: ARCHITECTURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND. 

ACAR YILMAZTÜRK , Sibel - Supervisor: Sevil ENGİNSOY EKİNCİ

THE TURKISH PAVILION IN THE BRUSSELS EXPO ’58: A STUDY ON ARCHITECTURAL MODERNIZATION IN TURKEY DURING THE 1950S. 

BANCI, Selda - Supervisor: Elvan ALTAN ERGUT

(METU THESIS AWARD)

2008:

INVESTIGATING THE WATER SUPPLY OF ROMAN ANKARA 

KAYTAN, Emre – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

THEORY & PRACTICE: SOCIO-POLITICAL AND PHILISOPHICAL DYNAMICS IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE GRID-PLAN IN ANCIENT GREEK CITIES 

IŞIK, Özgür Emre – Supervisor: Suna GÜVEN

A CASE IN FRENCH COLONIAL POLITICS OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM: ANTIOCH AND ALEXANDRETTA DURING THE MANDATE (1920-1938) 

AÇIKGÖZ, Ümit Fırat - Supervisor: Belgin Turan Özkaya

(TÜRKİYE SOSYAL BİLİMLER DERNEĞİ YÜKSEK LİSANS TEZİ MANSİYON ÖDÜLÜ)

SIGFRIED GIEDION’S ‘SPACE, TIME AND ARCHITECTURE’: AN ANALYSIS OF MODERN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIOGRAPHY 

CEYLANLI, Zeynep - Supervisor: Belgin Turan Özkaya

FORM AND SPACE IN ROMAN DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE: THE ARCHITECTURAL LANGUAGE OF THE ATRIUM HOUSE.

ŞEKER, Ayşegül - Supervisor: Lale Özgenel

2007:

A COMPARATIVE FORMAL INVESTIGATION OF THE BATH-GYMNASIUM COMPLEX PLAN TYPE IN ROMAN ASIA MINOR AS A REFLECTION OF ROMANIZATION AND URBAN RENEWAL

DİNLER, Oya - Supervisor: Suna Güven

AN ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECT SINAN'S LATE PERIOD MOSQUES

KATİPOĞLU, Ceren - Supervisor: Jale Erzen 

(METU THESIS AWARD)

EDUCATIONAL FUNCTION OF ART MUSEUMS: TWO CASE STUDIES FROM TURKEY

TAN, Ceyda Başak - Supervisor: Jale Erzen

THE PRESENTATION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN IN THE POPULAR MEDIA:A RESEARCH STUDY ON POPLULAR HOME STYLE MAGAZINES IN THE POST-1980 PERIOD IN TURKEY

TANGLAY, Özgün- Supervisor: Jale Erzen

GRAND HOTELS IN MAJOR CITIES OF TURKEY, 1950-1980 : AN EVALUATION OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE AND TOURISM.

TOZOĞLU, Ahmet Erdem - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

2006:

MULTI-FUNCTIONAL BUILDINGS OF THE T-TYPE IN OTTOMAN CONTEXT: A NETWORK OF IDENTITY AND TERRITORIALIZATION

OĞUZ, Zeynep - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

ZOCALO: TRANSFORMATION OF AN AZTEC RELIGIOUS CENTER INTO A COLONIAL TOWN SQUARE IN MEXICO CITY

ÖZKAN, Meltem - Supervisor: Ali Uzay Peker

AYN RAND, OBJECTIVISM AND ARCHITECTURE

ÖZPEK, Burak Bilgehan - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

MYTH, LANDSCAPE & BOUNDARIES: THE IMPACT OF THE NOTION OF SACREDNESS ON GREEK URBANISM AND ARCHITECTURE

PINAR, Ekin - Supervisor: Suna Güven

FEMALE PATRONAGE IN CLASSICAL OTTOMAN ARCHITECTURE: FIVE CASE STUDIES IN İSTANBUL

SÜMERTAŞ, Melike - Supervisor: Lale Ozgenel

FREVIEWING THE PERIODICAL YAPI (1941-1943): A STUDY ON ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE AND IDEOLOGY IN TURKEY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

ŞENER, Mehmet- Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

TRADITIONAL KARACASU (AYDIN) DWELLINGS: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THEIR ARCHITECTURAL AND SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS. 

TAŞDÖĞEN, Sezin - Supervisor: Lale Ozgenel

ROMAN URBAN SPACE FRAMED BY COLONNADES: MEDIATING BETWEEN MYTH, MEMORY AND HISTORY IN EPHESUS.

YONCACI, Pelin - Supervisor: Suna Güven

2005:

A STUDY ON POSSIBLE FOEIGN IMPACTS ON THE SUNGUR BEY MOSQUE IN NİĞDE

ESİN, Didem. - Supervisor: Ömür Bakırer

ARCHITECTURAL ELABORATION OF THE ‘PUBLIC’ IN THE DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE OF LATE ANTIQUE ANATOLIA: CHANGES AND TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SETTING. 

ÇONKIR, Esra- Supervisor: Lale Özgenel

AN ANALYSIS OF THE CONSERVATION OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE IN TURKEY: THE CASE OF ANKARA

ELMAS, N.- Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

2004:

THE INSCRIBED-CROSS CHURCHES IN GÖREME

Arı, Meltem. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

NEW INTERPRETATIONS OF DOMESTIC SPACE AND LIFE: THE EMERGENCE OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS IN NINETEETH CENTURY ISTANBUL

GÖZÜBÜYÜK, Dilşad. - Supervisor: Lale Özgenel

SYMBOL, SPACE AND MEANING IN HITTITE ARCHITECTURE

Onurlu, Sema. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

CRUSADER CASTLES IN CYPRUS AND THEIR PLACE WITHIN THE CRUSADING HISTORY

UÇAR, Gülnur. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

AN ARCHITECTURAL AND SOCIAL INVENTORY OF THE PAST AND THE PRESENT: DOCUMENTING THE 19TH CENTURY HOUSES IN MENTESBEY

Ugur, Selen. - Supervisor: Lale Ozgenel

2003:

CHOICE AND CONTEXT IN THE LATE ANTIQUE ARCHITECTURE: QUESTIONING THE CILICIAN "DOMED BASILICAS"

Belgin-Henry, Ayse. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

BUILDING FOR WOMEN'S EDUCATION IN EARLY REPUBLICAN TURKEY: ISMET PASA GIRLS INSTITUTE IN ANKARA

Gürol, Pelin. - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

WORKERS' HOUSING PROJECTS BY SEYFI ARKAN IN THE ZONGULDAK COALFIELD: A CASE OF MODERNIZATION IN EARLY REPUBLICAN TURKEY

Imamoglu, Bilge. - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut 

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

A SURVEY ON THE SYSTEM OF EDUCATION AT THE MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE, 1956-1980

Uysal, Y. Yesim. - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

2002:

A STUDY ON THE PORTAL COMPOSITION AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE FACADE DESIGN OF ANATOLIAN SELJUK BUILDINGS

Caner, Cagla. - Supervisor: Omur Bakirer

OTTOMANS AND NATURE: LANDSCAPE, ARCHITECTURE AND LIFE IN THE OPEN 

Iskender, Deniz. - Supervisor: Jale Erzen

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

EGYPTIAN INFLUENCES ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF ROMAN ASIA MINOR

Öztürk, Onur. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

BUILDING THE 'MODERN' ENVIRONMENT IN EARLY REPUBLICAN TURKEY: SÜMERBANK KAYSERI AND NAZILLI FACTORY SETTLEMENTS ,

Peri, Burak. - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

RESETTLEMENT OF BALKAN REFUGEES IN IZMIR DURING THE LATE OTTOMAN PERIOD: A SURVEY ON THE URBAN AND ARCHITECTURAL PROPERTIES OF THE PLANNED DISTRICY OF DEGIRMENDAGI

Temizsoy, Arzu. - Supervisor: Cana Bilsel

FORMATION AND TRANSFORMATION OF URBAN FABRIC IN THE 19TH CENTURY BURSA

Türkoglu, Sinem. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu

THE IMAGE OF THE 'IDEAL HOME'/MODERN HOUSE IN POPULAR MAGAZINES DURING THE POST-WORLD WAR TWO PERIOD IN TURKEY

Yıldız, Şebnem. - Supervisor: Elvan Altan Ergut

2001:

REPRESENTATION OF ARCHITECTURE IN THE 16TH CENTURY OTTOMAN MINIATURE PAINTING. 

BAHAR, Beyhan. - Supervisor: Jale ERZEN

2000:

MODERNIZATION AND ITS SPATIAL PRACTICE IN EARLY REPUBLICAN ANKARA IN TWO CASES: THE GAZI FARM AND THE ATATURK BOULEVARD 

Akyürek, Göksun. - Supervisor: Belgin Turan

AN ARCHITECTURAL AND LITERARY OVERVIEW OF ANKARA BETWEEN 1923-1950 

Dinçer, Emel. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu

1999:

AN INTERPRETATION OF THE DIVRIGI COMPLEX (ITS ARCHITECTURE AND ORNAMENTATION) FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE COSMOS UNDERSTANDING IN THE 13TH CENTURY ANATOLIA 

Bostan, Selen, B. - Supervisor: Ali Uzay Peker

THE EVOLUTION OF DESIGN IN THE RECONSTRUCTION PERIOD WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF WESTERN EUROPE 

Derer, Burcu. - Supervisor: Tansel Korkmaz

OTTOMAN BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE SEEN THROUGH FIVE SELATIN MOSQUES 

Ersahin, Serap/ Supervisor: Inci Aslanaoglu

THE ECCLESIASTICAL ARCHITECTURE OF THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX IN TUR ABDIN 

Keser, Elif/ M. A. Thesis, Supervisor: Jale N. Erzen

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

OBSERVATIONS ON SELECTED OTTOMAN MOSQUES IN THE LIGHT OF SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE EIGHTEENTH AND THE BEGINNING OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURIES 

Merzi, Serpil/ Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu

ARCHITECTURE AND FASHION: INDICES OF THE TURKISH WESTERNIZATION PROCESS THROUGH THE STUDY OF THE 'FASHIONABLE' IN HOTEL ARCHITECTURE. 

SAVASKAN, Erkmen. - Supervisor: Aydan BALAMIR.

TEMPLES OF APOLLO AT DIDYMA AND CLAROS IN IONIA AS CENTERS OF ORACULAR AND POLITICAL ACTIVITY 

Soyöz, Ufuk. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

1998:

THE CHURCH OF THEODOR METOCHITES: A RE-READING OF THE EDIFICE AS A MNEMONIC ARTEFACT 

Erkmen, Alev. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

THE ORIGINS OF THE INSCRIBED CROSS CHURCHES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TYPE IN ISTANBUL 

Sülüner, Sinan. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

RECONCILIATION OF AUTHORITY AND THE SUBJECTS: INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF THE IMPERIAL CULT AND EVOLUTION OF ITS ARCHITECTURE IN ASIA MINOR 

Üçer, Idil. - Supervisor: Suna Güven 

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

1997:

ROMAN AMPHITHEATRES IN ANATOLIA 

Onrat, Fulya. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

EVALUATING THE PLACE OF HAGIA SOPHIA AMONG JUSTINIAN'S OTHER PERSUASIVE ACHIEVEMENTS 

Özdemir, Kadir. - Supervisor: Suna Güven

1996:

MUSEUMS: CONCEPT, HISTORY, AND ARCHITECTURE WITH A SPECIAL SURVEY ON THE TURKISH CASE 

Camgöz, Nilgün. - Supervisor: Jale N. Erzen

DRAMA, MARGINALITY, SPACE ARCHITECTURE OF RITUAL ACTION IN ARCHAIC GREECE A HELLENISTIC PARADIGM: PERGAMUM 

Harmansah, Ömür. - Supervisor: Suna Güven 

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

1995:

IMPACTS OF POLITICAL DESICIONS IN THE FORMATIONS OF RAILROAD ARCHITECTURE IN TURKEY BETWEEN 1865 AND 1950. 

Araz, Melda. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu 

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

CONSTANTINOPOLIS: A STUDY ON THE CITY OF CONSTANTINOPLE AS THE ARTIFICE OF CONSTANTINE THE GREAT'S IMPERIAL PROJECT 

Erkal, Namık. - Supervisor: Suna Güven 

(MUSTAFA PARLAR THESIS AWARD)

A STUDY ON THE CHANGING TURKISH BATHING CULTURE UNDER THE WESTERN INFLUENCES 

Işık, Figen. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu.

1994:

"MARBLE STYLE OF ANATOLIA" A STUDY ON THE ROLE OF MARBLE IN THE ARCHITECTURE OF ASIA MINOR IN THE ROMAN PERIOD 

Ceylan, Burcu. - Supervisor: Suna Güven.

1992:

THE ARCHITECTURE FOR A NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE IN TURKEY IN THE TRANSITION FROM THE FIRST NATIONAL TO THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL PERIODS 

Akturk, Sule. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu.

A STUDY ON THE MARBLE WORK OF THE COBAN MUSTAFA PASHA MOSQUE IN GEBZE 

Barakat, Heba Nayel. - Supervisor: Ömür Bakırer.

A STUDY ON THE EVOLUTION OF THE DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE IN WESTERN ANATOLIA FROM THE ARCHAIC TO THE HELLENISTIC PERIODS 

Özgenel, Lale. - Supervisor: Suna Güven.

1991:

HISTORICISM AND ARCHITECTURE: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR INTERPRETATIONS OF HISTORICISM IN CONTEMPORARY TURKISH AND WESTERN ARCHITECTURE 

Altan, T. Elvan. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu.

AN EXPLORATION OF 'SPACE' AND 'PERFORMANCE' IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY AVANT-GARDE MOVEMENTS THROUGH A HISTORICAL SURVEY 

Caglayan, Gaye. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu.

IMPACTS OF WESTERNIZATION ON "YALI" ARCHITECTURE ALONG THE BOSPHOURS IN ISTANBUL WITH REFERENCE TO THE SELECTED EXAMPLES 

Fisekcioglu, Sera. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu.

1990:

USE OF IRON AS NEW BUILDING MATERIAL IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY WESTERN AND OTTOMAN ARCHITECTURE 

Enginsoy, Sevil. - Supervisor: Inci Aslanoglu.