Ozturk S., Beşgen A., Kuloğlu N.

ART-SANAT, vol.9, pp.463-478, 2018 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Journal Name: ART-SANAT
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.463-478
  • Keywords: Architectural Education, Basic Design Course, Deconstruction, Art, Anatolian Carpets, TEACHING/LEARNING STRATEGIES, ART
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The main objective this article is to evaluate the elements/concepts/arts belonging to Anatolia as a deconstruction problem in re-thinking the basic design education and in the development of the basic design teaching methodology. Within this scope; Basic Design Course handled in a wide frame has been re-fictionalized with the theme of "Basic Design Anatolia" in different years during the period. Karadeniz Technical University (KTU) Department of Architecture Studio of Basic Design shows existence with the period themes and fictions renewing and changing itself every year in the light of the search continuing in the areas of philosophy, art and science. The fictions discussing the phenomenon of Basic Design with different intellectual and meaning dimensions and with changing example and expression ways have aimed to form a representation language using the authentic values of Anatolian art by taking a position with cultural target within the frame of "Basic Design Anatolia" upper theme in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 Fall terms. In conclusion, hhis article using the Anatolian art as a tool and the deconstruction as a method brought the quartet of Repetition/Symmetry/Harmony/Contrast into question and showed that the students may produce the examples which may yield more unique results by means of binary oppositions given.