Academic Catalog

ARCH434 VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE

Course Code: 1200434
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TOMRS ELVAN ALTAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Examination of architectural characteristics and spatial qualities of traditional residential archtitecture in different regions of Anatolia; understanding the effects of geographical location, climate and topography on vernacular houses and domestic life; changes, continuities and transformations in the meaning, use and form of the houses and the concept of privacy.