Architecture Research

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Editorial Board Member of Architecture Research

Professor, Eastern Mediterrenean University Dept. of Architecture, Turkey

Research Areas

Building Science, Acoustics, Illumination, Climatic Design in Architecture, Vernacular Architecture


1979Ph.DIstanbul Technical University, Dept of Architecture


1988Eastern Mediterrenean University Dept. of Architecture
1996-1997Dicle University Dept. of Architecture as the guest lecturer
1994Professorship at Karadeniz Technical University

Publications: Journals

[1]  Thermal Comfort of Multiple-Skin Facades in Warm-Climate Offices. Scientific Research and Essays. Vol 6 (11) pp , 8 September 2011. (The other author: Alibaba, H.Z.,).
[2]  Suitable roof constructions for warm climates-Gazimagusa case. ENERGY AND BUILDINGS. Volume 36, No 6, 2005. pp 643-649. (The other author: Hancer, P.)
[3]  The effect of moisture content on sound absorption of perlite plates. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT. Vol 40, No 3 pp 308-315. March 2005. (The other author: Yılmazer, S.)
[4]  A Building Element Selection System for Architects. BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT (Elsevier Science Ltd. Oxford, England.) Vol 39, No 3, March 2004. pp 307-316. (The other author: Alibaba, H.Z.)
[5]  Vernacular Domed Houses of Harran, Turkey. HABITAT INTERNATIONAL (Elsevier Science Ltd. Exeter, England). Vol 22, No 4, pp 477-485, September 1998.(The other authors: Bekleyen, A., Gönül, I.A., Gönül, H., Sarıgül, H., İlter, T., Dalkılıç, N., Yıldırım, M.).
[6]  Hygrothermal Performance of A New Briquette Design. BUILDING AND NVIRONMENT (Elsevier Science Ltd. Oxford, England.) Vol 31, No 1, January 1996. pp 59-65.
[7]  Bioclimatic analysis of Turkish traditional houses. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL (Pergamon Press, New York, ABD) Vol 17, No 4, 1991. pp 325-336.
[8]  Problems of wind driven rain and a method to predict its intensity on buildings. Trabzon: MİMARLIK BÜLTENİ, Mimarlık Bölümü, 1979, Sayı 4, Sayfa 99-113.

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  The New Ways of Construction Teaching. Fourth Workshop Researching and Redefining the Content and Methods of Teaching Construction in the New Digital Era. 22-24 September 2005 Barcelona, Spain. (VOYATZAKI, M., ed.) EAAE Transactions on Architectural Education No 29. pp 349-354. Thessaloniki, Greece. (The other author: Halil Z. Alibaba).
[2]  Suitable roof constructions for warm climates-Gazimagusa case. International Gazimagusa Symposium 2004. M e d i-T r i o l o g y: Momentum, Metamorphosis, Manifesto. 12-16 April 2004, Eastern Mediterranean University Press, Gazimagusa, North Cyprus.ISBN:975-8401-16-5, pp. 230-237.
[3]  Use of an expert system in the education of architecture and civil engineering students on building elements. Abstracts of presentations. International Conference on Higher Education Innovation. Kiev: Society for Higher Education Innovation, May 16-19, 2003. (The other author: Halil Z. Alibaba).
[4]  The use of daylighting in Northern Cyprus architecture. Proceedings of International Lighting Congress. Volume 1. ISBN 975-461-309-5. Istanbul: Turkish National Committee on Illumination. 12-14 September 2001. pp 134-140. (The other author: Ayşe Gökmen Kapusuz)
[5]  An expert system to structure the design problem from user requirements. 17th European Conference on Operational Research. Session 24.2. Budapeşte: Euro 2000, 16-19 Temmuz 2000. (The other authors: Halil Z. Alibaba, Uğur Ulaş Dağlı)
[6]  Noise problems at the city parks: Trabzon case. Proceedings of the Euronoise '92 Conference.Cilt 3. Londra:Institute of Acoustics,14-18 Eylül 1992.Sayfa 677-685. ISBN 1 873082 39 8. (This study has been also published in the following publication.)
[7]  Noise problems at the city parks: Trabzon case. Congress Booklet of the 4th International Building & Life. Bursa:TMMOB Mimarlar Odası Bursa Şubesi, 12-17 Mayıs 1992.Türkçe Kitap Sayfa 379-388, İngilizce Kitap Sayfa 360-365.
[8]  Climatic data of Eastern Black Sea Plateaus for the design of tourism buildings. Proceedings of International Seminar on Architecture of Soft Tourism. İstanbul: Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Mimarlık Fakültesi ve Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Mimarlık Bölümü 3-6 Eylül 1992. Sayfa 97-103. ISBN 975-461-010-X .
[9]  The climate of Turkey and the traditional houses. International Seminar on Solar Applications and Energy Effective Design. UNDP-TÜBİTAK, 4-7 Kasım 1991. Sayfa 27-38.
[10]  Hygrothermal behaviour and condensation control of building elements made of perlite. Proceedings of International Symposium on Energy, Moisture and Climate in Buildings. Volume 2. Rotterdam: CIB, 3-6 September 1990. Sayfa I 23. (The other author:Yılmazer, S.)
[11]  Bioclimatic analysis of Turkish traditional houses. Proceedings of Healthy Buildings'88 Conference. Volume 2. Stockholm: CIB, September 1988.Sayfa 543-554.