Architecture profession is about the process of designing spaces that enhance cultural, social, and aesthetic values of the society. In this age of advanced information and communication technologies, architecture is also being transformed. Architectural creativity is now expressed not only through computer aided drawings but also through other digital and computational studies in which augmented reality is pushing the boundaries of design thinking and building. Sustainability as a principle is integrated into material choices and building systems. Natural forms provide inspiration for biomimetic design.
Our curriculumn in the Department of Architecture is based on the cutting edge trends of the 21st century architecture education. Studio education is in the core of our program and it is supported by technical, computer-based, theoretical and history courses. Students have the opportunity to participate in many workshops, exhibitions, conferences, and field trips that are organized by the school. Our department is situated in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design that provides a unique setting with its five different departments allowing close interaction with inter-departmental activities and courses. We also have a diverse faculty base from different countries bringing the expertise of different architectural and research cultures from around the world.
Founded in 2005, İzmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture is now among the most successful architecture programs nation-wide. We manintain ties with important architects and organizations throughout the world. The location of our university, Izmir, as the birth place of Antiquity, provides immense opportunities to understand the history of architecture from ancient times to contemporary era.
In the department, maintaining a dynamic link between the industry and academia is of outmost importance. EKOTAM, Izmir University of Economics Design Research Center, as a special research collaborative program between related design industries and the academia, actively brings together stakeholders in design related projects. Our graduates find employment in national and international architectural and construction firms.
In addition to our undergraduate program, our department offers a masters degree: Master of Architecture Program. Students of architecture that are interested in doctoral program can enroll in the Ph.D. in Design Studies and specialize on their topic of interest under the supervision of an architecture faculty.
I invite you to have a further look at our webpage for more information. Thank you for your interest in our department!
Asst. Prof. Dr. Emre GÖNLÜGÜR
NEWS |ALL NEWS
Our 2021 Graduate Selin Özaşık received scholarship from United Kingdom
Our 2021 graduate Selin Özaşık received a scholarship from one of the most important architecture schools, located in the United Kingdom, the Architectural
3 dimensional ‘art’ invited to Belgium
Created by a team of 13 people from Izmir University of Economics (IUE), the ‘Dijital Darağaç’, one of Izmir's first three-dimensional virtual
LiveArch Architecture and Design Talks Summit
LiveArch Architecture and Design Talks Summit, organized by LiveArch-YapıArch, was hosted by Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design,
"Honorable Mention" Award in the Professional Category of Community 2050 Competition!
Department of Architecture 4th year senior student Zeynep Gürsel and part-time Lecturer H. Onur Dinmez with Buket Gürbüz and Tayfun Parlak have received
Award from Şanlıurfa for the square design
Alp Buğra Nazar and Yağmur Sarıdede, graduates of Izmir Department of Architecture, University of Economics (IUE), came in first place in the
FFAD Architecture Alumni received the first prize in Şanlıurfa Kızılay Square Urban Design competition
FFAD Architecture 2020 Alumni Alp Buğra Nazar, Yağmur Sarıdede and their team member Aybüke Meral received the first prize in Şanlıurfa Kızılay Square
Towards Regenerative Architecture: Computational Design and 3D Printing with Bio-based Biocomposites Workshop
FFAD Department of Architecture hosted PhD candidate and researcher Seçil Afşar (International University of Catalonia, Barcelona) who conducted "Towards Regenerative Architecture: Computational
Notes From the Field #2: Manfred Berthold
We hosted our second guest, Professor Manfred BERTHOLD from Vienna Technical University, in the first of three thematic seminar series organized by
Notes From the Field #3: Phillip Tabb
We hosted our third guest, Phillip TABB founder of Dr. Phillip Tabb Design Studio, in the second of three thematic seminar series
"RESET" project won third place in Urban Clean Energy Applications Ideathon
Within the scope of the "Urban Clean Energy Applications Ideathon" held at Izmir University of Economics on 4-5 December 2021, the team
Career Outside the Box #2: Gül DUŞİ
We hosted our second guest, Gül DUŞİ from Linesight, in the second of three thematic seminar series organized by the Department of
2 diploma projects from IUE to 6th Architecture and Education Congress
The diploma projects of Beste Demircan and Selin Özaşık, 2021 graduates of Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University
The first Turkish architect registered with the Portuguese Chamber of Architects
Bengisu Ayşen Özpirinççi, 2014 graduate of İzmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Architecture, became the first
Career Outside the Box #1: Başak ALKAN, Perkins&Will
The first guest of the Career Outside the Box seminer series was Başak ALKAN from Perkins&Will.
In cooperation with Vitra & VBenzeri Campus: “BIM: Building Information Modelling”
Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Architecture hosted the "BIM: Building information modeling" event in collaboration
3 dimensional ‘art’
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu, Faculty Member of Department of Architecture, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and her team launched the 'Digital
Notes from the Field: Carly Althoff "Humanitarian Architecture: Resilient Design for Social Good"
The Department of Architecture celebrates the beginning of the Fall semester by launching three thematic seminar series. The first in the series,
‘Anadolu Yolculuğu’ comes back from Serbia with an award
The game ‘Anadolu Yolculuğu’ (Anatolian Journey), which tells about caravanserais with centuries of historical past, reflecting the traces of Turkish culture, brought
One more award for "Digital Caravanserai" project from Serbia!
Among 134 papers and participants at the 39th eCAADe (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe) conference at Novi
Award for 'Urban Implant' and 'Creative Life' projects
Beste Demircan and Alp Buğra Nazar, graduates of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), were awarded for their living space projects in the
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu from Izmir University of Economics (IUE) took action to unearth the caravanserais with a historical past dating
Virtual BİRİKİM Exhibition on July 16th at 6pm
As Department of Architecture, we are proud to announce that we will launch our Virtual BİRİKİM Exhibition on July 16th at 6
IUE FFAD Department of Architecture hosts Wolf D. Prix, co-founder of COOPHIMMELB(L)AU!
As Department of Architecture, we are honored to host Wolf D. Prix, co-founder, design principal, and CEO of Coop Himmelb(l)au with a
Both an architect and archer
Ali Osman Yangöz, a native of Izmir, who quickly improved himself in archery, which he started in middle school and achieved the
Our graduate-to-be student Gülümnaz Karahan was accepted to New York Institute of Technology, Architecture and Design Master program.
Our graduate-to-be and West Pomeranian University of Technology 2019-20 Erasmus+ exchange student Gülümnaz Karahan was accepted to New York Institute of Technology,
Our 2021 graduate Emir Emirbayer has been accepted to Politecnico di Milano – Architecture and Urban Design and University of East London – Architectural Design and Urbanism.
Our 2021 graduate Emir Emirbayer has been accepted to Politecnico di Milano – Architecture and Urban Design and University of East London
Best article award for Silk Road and caravanserais
The Silk Road and caravanserais passing through Iran were brought back to the present day with computer-aided games.
Our 2020 graduate Cansu Ündeyoğlu is accepted to University of Toronto with scholarship and committed to University of British Columbia, Master of Landscape Architecture with 12.500 CAD grant.
Our 2020 graduate Cansu Ündeyoğlu is accepted to University of Toronto with scholarship and committed to University of British Columbia, Master of Landscape
Our 2020 graduate Gizem Çalışkan received a Gold Scholarship from Politechnico di Milano, Master in Sustainable Architecture and Landscape Design.
Our 2020 graduate Gizem Çalışkan received a Gold Scholarship from Politechnico di Milano, Master in Sustainable Architecture and Landscape Design.
Kent ve Tasarım İzmir Lab "Davide PONZINI: Transnational Architecture"
The interview with David Ponzini on "Transnational Architecture" as the third of events organized by Kent ve Tasarım İzmir Lab and moderated
Our 2020 graduate Gizem Çalışkan received a grant to attend AURA İstanbul 2021 Spring Certificate Program.
AURA İstanbul Certificate Program offers a research and education environment to the graduates of Architecture, urban design and landscape design. This year the
Our 2020 Architecture graduate Zeynep Görken received a partial grant to enroll Pratt Institute Architecture Master (M.Arch) program.
Our 2020 Architecture graduate Zeynep Görken received a partial grant to enroll Pratt Institute Architecture Master (M.Arch) program. Zeynep Görken: “After graduating from
Interior sliding walls, exterior elevator
Coronavirus, which affects life in many issues from social life to work arrangements, and earthquakes that have occurred in a row in
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu receives Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program Grant
IUE Architecture Department Faculty Member Assoc. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu received Fulbright Scholarship for Academic Research with her project aiming to reveal historical
Department of Architecture Webinar Series 4: Lia Ghilardi
The last of the webinars organized during distance online training period hosted Lia Ghilardi.
Department of Architecture Webinar Series 2: Phillip Tabb, PhD
The third guest of the webinars held during the distance online education period was emeritus professor in architecture Phillip Tabb from Texas
Department of Architecture Webinar Series 2: Andria Post-Ergun
The second of the webinars series being held during the distance online training period, hosted Landscape Architect Andria Post-Ergun to give a
Department of Architecture Webinar Series 1: Praveen Maghelal
The first of the webinars to be held in the distance online training period took place.
Asterios Agkathidis was our guest
Asterios Agkathidis from Liverpool University was our guest within the context of ARCH 202 Architectural Design II. Agkathidis gave a seminar entitled
Burning Man 2020: A Biomimetic Structural Organizm Workshop Exhibition
“Burning Man 2020” workshop, coordinated by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu, Hugh Clarke, Ayşe Bozkurt Karal, Filiz Keyder Özkan, Hüseyin Onur Dinmez,
Assoc. Prof. Yüksel Demir, PhD. was our guest
Associate Professor Yüksel Demir from İstanbul Technical University gave a seminar entitled "R&D in Architecture: Turkish Antarctic Research Station Case" as the
“Women Architects Panel” brought students and professionals together
A collaboration of Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) and Izmir Chamber of Commerce
Prof. Dr. Paul Knox and Cristiano Luchetti were our guests
Paul Knox, University Distinguished Professor of Virginia Tech and a prominent scholar of urban geography and Cristiano Luchetti who is an architect
Our graduate Seyit Koyuncu won the Honorable Mention at Archiprix 2019
Seyit Koyuncu, Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Architecture Graduate (2019), won the Honorable Mention Award
Department of Architecture took part in Good Design ___ 4
The faculty members and students of İzmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture took part in the exhibition and workshops program organized
Third place award goes to the Trace Clouds
İzmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Architecture 2019 graduates Seyit Koyuncu, Ebrar Eke and Erman Eskiköy
We congratulate our 2019 graduate Erman Eskiköy’s achievement
İzmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture 2019 graduate Erman Eskiköy’s project is a finalist in ‘’The SKYHIVE 2019 Skyscraper Challenge’’ competition
IUE architects continue to win awards
Once again, our students in the Department of Architecture were awarded in the Merhaba 2019 Student Graduation Project Contest organized by the
ECOFAB team members won Architectural Digital Design Competition
ECOFAB is a project / design team founded under the leadership of the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design
Assoc. Prof. Vladimir Kulic, PhD. was our guest
Associate Professor Vladimir Kulić from Iowa State University, College of Design, Department of Architecture gave a seminar entitled "Exhibiting Yugoslavia" as the
Urban Global Networks: The Case of İzmir was held with the contributions of IUE Architecture
Organized by the leadership of Izmir University of Economics (IUE), Faculty of Fine Arts and Design (FFAD), Department of Architecture, “Global Urban
A conversation with Bahadır Kul, BK Architecture founder
Architect Bahadır Kul gave a seminar for the students of architecture with the contributions of Cut-Paper, the student club of the Faculty
Renowned architects came together at Izmir University of Economics
Organized with the contributions of Kalebodur and presented by Dr. Celal Abdi Güzer "Kalebodur'la Mimarlar Konuşuyor-Kampüs” event was hosted by Department of
Prof. Thomas Mical, PhD. was our guest
Thomas Mical, Professor of Architectural Theory at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, and international professor at the School of Design at
A conversation with Beset Architectural Studio and Demirce Norms
Architects Arda Beset ( Ph.D ), Alpay and Burçin Demirci had an enjoyable conversation with the students of architecture with the contributions
Architects’ BİRİKİM is on display
Department of Architecture presented the annual BİRİKİM (ACCUMULATION) exhibition, which started in 2015 and continued every year, to students, academicians, architects and
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İpek Akpınar was our guest
Istanbul Technical University faculty member Assoc. Dr. İpek Akpınar gave a seminar in the Department of Architecture.
A colorful break with Color Therapy workshop
İzmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture hosted a colorful workshop by the contributions of Alligator Boya.
The living colonies which has habituated on Mars and under water in the previous years, has settled in Antarctica in scope of
ARCHITECTURAL TOUCH TO ART IN DARAĞAÇ
Izmir University of Economics, Department of Architecture 2nd year students designed a residence for an artist couple in Umurbey Quarter, known as
THE COLLABORATION BETWEEN SALT GALATA AND İEÜ ARCHITECTURE CONTINUES
The open forum, in scope of ARCH 401, the 4th year Architectural Design Studio in Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts
FROM NATURE TO ARCHITECTURE: COMPETITION AND COLLABORATION
Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Department of Architecture hosted two presentations based on different disciplines about Competition
INTERVENING SPACES WORKSHOP & GOOD DESIGN__3
In scope of Good Design__3, which was organized by İzmir Akdeniz Akademisi, Department of Architecture instructor Michael E. Young and Department of
NAVIGATION ON THE FLUID GROUND WORKSHOP & GOOD DESIGN__3
In scope of Good Design__3, which was organized by İzmir Akdeniz Akademisi, Department of Architecture part-time instructors Ertunç Hünkar and Mehtap Altuğ
IEU DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & ÜTAS__3
In scope of Good Design__3, which organized a series of events under the theme “together”, ÜTAS universities graduation projects exhibition opened in
HAPPY WORLD ARCHITECTURE DAY
The World Architecture Day, whose theme is set by The International Union of Architects (UIA) as “Architecture... for a Better World” this
THE AWARD WINNER STUDENTS OF ARCHITECTURE CERTIFICATED
A certificate ceremony has been organized by the Dean’s Office of Faculty of Fine Arts and Design at İzmir University of Economics,
ECOFAB'S LONDON ACHIEVEMENTS WON'T STOP
As in the last year, 2 teams of EcoFab, mentored by Asst. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu, won 4 prizes in FabFest’18 organized
IEU ARCHITECTURE GRADUATES AWARDED
The award ceremony of “2018 Merhaba Student Graduate Projects Competition” which was organized by İzmir SMD was held in İzmir Havagazı Fabrikası
4 PRIZES FROM İZMİR SMD STUDENT GRADUATION PROECT COMPETITION 2018
Four of our fourth-year students from Department of Architecture have been selected as the winners in the 2018 İzmir Serbest Mimarlar Derneği
STUFFED CAST WORKSHOP IN COOPERATION WITH URBAN ATÖLYE
Stuffed Cast Workshop, organized by the cooperation of IUE Department of Architecture and Urban Atölye, was held on 10-11 March 2018 at
In scope of ARCH 202 Architectural Design II, a workshop entitled “Mission Aquarius: A Biomimetic Structural Organism” was organized. In this two-week
IUE ARCHITECTURE – SALT GALATA 3RD MEETING
The educational outcomes of the three thematic studios of the fourth-year architectural design studio (ARCH 401), where architecture’s participation in the various
IUE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE 2017 GRADUATES’ SUCCESS AT IV. INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL OF ANTALYA
Our 2017 graduates Hande Kocabaş and Nevzat Kuru, together with Urban Atölye design studio which is supervised by Nilüfer Kozikoğlu, have been
ECOFAB IS BACK FROM LONDON FABFEST17 WITH AWARDS
EcoFab is a project/design team consists of eight sophomore and two post-graduate architecture students and a mentor from IUE Department of Architecture
DIGITAL HUMANITIES LAB: RE-ANIMATION OF TEOS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE EXHIBITION
The Digital Teos Project is the first step to formulate and establish the Digital Humanities Lab at İzmir University of Economics. This
MISSION MARS 2024 WORKSHOP EXHIBITION OPENED
“Mission Mars 2024” workshop, coordinated by Asst. Prof. Dr. Burkay Pasin, Asst. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu, Hugh Clarke, Özgür Genca, Ayşe Bozkurt
MISSION MARS 2024 WORKSHOP
İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi Mimarlık Bölümü 2. sınıf öğrencileri 2016-2017 Bahar dönemine 2 haftalık bir atölye çalışması ile başlayacaklar. Atölye kapsamında öğrenciler Mars’a