A DESIGN STUDIO EXPERIMENT ON SITE AND BUILDING INTEGRATIONS TOWARDS PLACEMAKING
Editor: Marjanovic, D.
Author: Deviren, A.S.
Section: COMPETENCIES & COMMUNICATIONS
Architectural profession is increasingly being subordinated by fashionable image and object production to meet the desires of today’s consumer society, instead of making buildings to dwell and places to live in. Taking place as the primary concern of architectural design is a challenging and intricate task. This paper describes an experimental design project in a beginning design studio focusing on fundamentals of placemaking. The main goal of the project has been determined as to introduce students with contextual thinking that would help them to explore and understand the nature of site and building integrations which necessitates ecological adoptions and different responsibilities than that of object and image production.