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TED University Faculty of Architecture releases BAUHAUS_100+TR book

Turkey Architecture News - Apr 9, 2020 - 13:44   4515 views

TED University Faculty of Architecture releases BAUHAUS_100+TR book

TED University Faculty of Architecture has released a new book, entitled "BAUHAUS_100+TR", celebrating the 100th anniversary of its foundation in 2019.

Published by TED University Faculty of Architecture in March 2020, the 448-page book was edited by Assistant Professor A. Derin İnan and Dean of Faculty of Architecture Ali Cengizkan. The book includes 16 articles from 18 authors, who are high-profile professors and academicians.

TED University Faculty of Architecture releases BAUHAUS_100+TR book

"Bauhaus_100+TR" is a compilation aimed to collectively share the evaluations, opinions and accumulations of full-time and part-time faculty members and research assistants of TED University Faculty of Architecture on "Bauhaus 2019". 

The topics covered range from the reflections of Bauhaus on design education in Turkey; to reflections, effects and transformations of Bauhaus on Turkish design and Turkish art; Bauhaus in detail and in interaction; Bauhaus and criticism: history, design and traces; Bauhaus in the poetical approaches of Turkish architects. 

The book also raises critical readings on the contradictions between art and design, the architectural legacy of the Bauhaus building, while revisiting the pedagogical influences of Bauhaus in Turkey, through schools of arts & crafts, basic design (Vorkurs) education, and experimental design exercises; the role of women and gender issues in Bauhaus and discussions on the conservation of the modern heritage; the idea of crafts and the practice of photography.

BAUHAUS_100+TR, bringing together 16 articles from 18 authors, includes Jale N. Erzen, Bilge İmamoğlu, Canan Ünlü, Nur Ayalp, Berin F. Gür, Onur Yüncü, Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci, A. Elif Yabacı, Mesut Dinler, Baykan Günay, Şaha Aslan, Ferhan Kızıltepe, Elif Ezgi Öztürk, A. Derin İnan, Güneş Duyul, Başak Uçar and Ali Cengizkan, the photo-essay from Esatcan Coşkun and the graphic work ofSonat Özcivanoğlu & Utku Coşkuner, tires to trigger fresh discussions on Bauhaus from this geography.

TED University Faculty of Architecture releases BAUHAUS_100+TR book

Bauhaus School (1919-1933), which is known for its activities in Weimar-Dessau-Berlin in the first decades of the 20th century, had celebrated its 100th anniversary of its foundation in 2019 by a series of events, programs and activities, in many countries throughout the world. 

TED University Faculty of Architecture releases BAUHAUS_100+TR book

Since its establishment the school has been a pioneering influence in architecture and in other fields related to various branches of design, like furniture, industrial design, performing arts, sculpture, fashion and textile, urban planning, graphics and painting, visual communication and graphics; and even the fields of music, media arts and philosophy of art.

Book facts

Editors: A. Derin İnan, Ali Cengizkan

Book & Graphic Design: Sonat Özcivanoğlu, Utku Coşkuner

Translations: Linda Rödel Çiftçi (German), A. Derin İnan (English)

Language: Turkish with German and English Summary 

ISBN: 978-605-80942-1-5

Publication Date & Time: March 2020, Ankara

Pages: 448

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