Volume 5 Issue 2 2023Vol. 5 No. 2 (2023)
I am happy to share with you the September 2023 issue of our journal, as the editor of NEU
Journal of Faculty of Architecture, which I took on due to the change of administrative duties
in our faculty. I would like to thank the former dean of our faculty Prof. Dr. Zeynep Ü. Onur’s
efforts and contributions who has been the editor of the journal since its first issue.
In this issue of our journal, which is developing with from the editors of our journal Assoc.
Prof. Dr. Can Kara's intense efforts, has five scientific articles by nine authors from five
different universities. This issue, which we have published, gives us great pleasure to contribute
to the communication of information among our colleagues.
World Architecture Day, which will be celebrated on October 2, 2023 with the theme of
"Architecture for Resilient Communities" of the International Union of Architects (UIA), will
once again reveal the importance of architecture in the world and will revitalize architectural
studies for the future.
We hope that the 2023-2024 academic year, which started with new excitement and new hopes
in these days, will be successful for all our colleagues and prospective colleagues, and we hope
to meet many valuable articles in our new issues. Thanks to everyone who contributed to our
publication. Stay healthy, with love, live architecturally.
Prof. Dr. Zihni Turkan
Journal of Faculty of ArchitectureVol. 2 No. 1 (2020)
Journal of Faculty of ArchitectureVol. 3 No. 1 (2021)
Journal of Faculty of ArchitectureVol. 4 No. 1 (2022)
Volume 5 Issue 1 2023Vol. 5 No. 1 (2023)
Hello, we are with you again with the first issue of the fifth volume of our Journal of
the Faculty of Architecture.
In this issue, urban studies are predominant.
Çelik's research explores and exemplifies the example of Adana Seyhan as an urban
transformation project. Haj Saleh's article investigating Local Residences in the
United Arab Emirates examines the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum Residence as an
example. Varol and Tutkun also examine City Parks in terms of usage diversity.
Kılıç Aksu's research on interior design in primary school buildings and Tutal and
Aykal's research on Ergonomic Analysis of Institutional and Non-Institutional
Hypermarkets draws attention to the important criteria of space usage.
Our academicians, who are the referees of the articles received for this issue,
Ayten Özsavaş Akçay, Zihni Türkan, Serkad Işıkören, Aminreza Iranmanesh, Ali
Kemal ÇINAR, Cemil Atakara, Gizem Caner, Mukaddes Polay, Buket Asilsoy,
We would like to thank Sema Uzunoğlu, Havva Arslangazi, Figen Beyhan, Betül
Hatipoğlu Şahin, we are thankfull to them for their valuable contributions.
We wish you pleasant reading
Journal of Faculty of ArchitectureVol. 2 No. 2 (2020)
Journal of Faculty of ArchitectureVol. 3 No. 2 (2021)
Special Issue on Future CitiesVol. 4 No. 2 (2022)
This issue of the Journal of the Faculty of Architecture consists of the papers presented in the "Future Cities" congress, the ones that has completed review process.
This special issue contains different topics to be discussed in the context of the future of cities, their sustainability and their contribution to social life. In this context, our new issue is about the distant future, questioning the current assumptions, considering the current trends towards the future and the factors that force it to change in terms of the future moving in a different direction. It is produced from research articles that seek to generate new ideas, develop different scenarios, and conduct them with an approach that takes into account the local specificity.
Documentation of old urban areas for future regeneration ideas in the Kkanaga region by Çilen Erçin, Shaymaa Jalil Ibrahim, Carol Kamil Toma Toma Kharbosh, Green buildings in Kano State in Nigeria where Mukhtar Sabiu Yahuza, Huriye Gürdallı discusses what we have learned from tradition and what can be carried into the future, the article of Serkad Hasan Işıkören, Derin Şirvan Işıkören about the cities of the future shaped by visual technologies and Ismaeel Ghazaleheniya, Ayten Özsavaş Akçay discussing the impact of tall buildings in historical urban areas. They all passed the blind refereeing stages of the congress and were included in this special issue.
Many thanks to who contributed to the blind referee process of the articles in this issue, Assist. Prof. Dr. Havva Arslangazi Uzunahmet, Assist. Prof. Dr. M. Selen Abbasoğlu Ermiyagil, Assist. Prof. Dr. Burçin Kutsal, Assist. Prof. Dr. Kemal Ferit Çetintaş, Dr. Özge İslamoğlu, Prof. Dr. Fevzi Kasap, Prof. Dr. Cemil Atakara, Dr. Gizem Caner, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayhan Dolunay and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aminreza Iranmanesh.
With the wish that our cities will not ignore people while they are being shaped in line with technological developments in the future...
Prof. Dr. Zeynep Onur