MSTAS 2018

XII. Computational Design Research in Architecture Symposium

21-22 June 2018

Suleyman Demirel University
Architecture Faculty


Convertible Spaces

Human-computer interaction is the domain that refers to the appraisal of evaluation-application-design of interactive computer systems for human use and the main outcomes relating to them. Interactive computer systems cover many disciplines such as computer science, cognitive sciences, design technologies and human engineering. The interaction between interactive computer systems and the user is an important tool in disseminating the idea of “open-ended dialogue from man to man”. It aims to increase the availability of information by computers (focusing on the capability of how the computers learn easily). Today, the development of the Internet and smartphone technologies has led to the emergence of different forms of interaction and user interfaces with more data use (information visualization, social computing, etc.). In addition, HCI systems entering the design world, starting with the computer-assisted design process, in particular, is a formal model for user-centric planning methods, architectural usability and user experience in creative workflows. In many ways HCI is now in a “UX Experience” and tends to be the “intelligent spaces” of the future. Both artificial intelligence and architectural design combined “smart and can turn into spaces” with different design methodologies will be developed as future venues. Between HCI and UX design, “Convertible Spaces” applications are thought to be more design-oriented with artificial intelligence, scientific research, developing user’s experimental conception, and are foreseen to give a new direction to the concept of future design.

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  • Prof. Dr. Gülen ÇAĞDAŞ
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Prof. Dr. Birgül ÇOLAKOĞLU
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Prof. Dr. Özgür EDİZ
    Uludağ University
  • Prof. Dr. Arzu ERDEM
    Abdullah Gül University
  • Prof. Dr. Meral ERDOĞAN
    Yıldız Technical University
  • Prof. Dr. Arzu GÖNENÇ SORGUÇ
    Middle East Technical University
  • Prof. Dr. Leman Figen GÜL
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Prof. Dr. Salih OFLUOĞLU
    Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts
  • Prof. Dr. Mine ÖZKAR
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Prof. Dr. Şule TAŞLI PEKTAŞ
    Başkent University
  • Prof. Dr. Şebnem YALINAY ÇİNİCİ
    Bilgi University
  • Doç. Dr. Meltem AKSOY
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Doç. Dr. Neşe ÇAKICI ALP
    Kocaeli University
  • Doç. Dr. Yüksel DEMİR
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Doç. Dr. M. Emre İLAL
    İzmir Institute of Technology
  • Doç. Dr. Ozan Önder ÖZENER
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Doç. Dr. Burcu ŞENYAPILI ÖZCAN
    Bilkent University
  • Doç. Dr. Orkan TELHAN
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Doç. Dr. Emine Mine THOMPSON
    Northumbria University
  • Doç. Dr. Tuğrul YAZAR
    Bilgi University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Sema ALAÇAM
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Mehmet Ali ALTIN
    Anadolu University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. İlker ERKAN
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Suzan GİRGİNKAYA AKDAĞ
    Bahçeşehir University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. İpek GÜRSEL DİNO
    Middle East Technical University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Fulya ÖZSEL AKİPEK
    Bilgi University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Serkan PALABIYIK
    Balıkesir University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Çetin TÜKER
    Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Başak UÇAR
    TED University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Sevil YAZICI
    Özyeğin University
  • Dr. Can GÜNDÜZ
    İzmir Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Ethem GÜRER
    İstanbul Technical University
  • Dr. Kutay KARABAĞ
    Bilgi University
  • Dr. Tuba KOCATÜRK
    University of Liverpool
  • Prof. Dr. Ş. Gülin BEYHAN
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. İlker ERKAN
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berna GÜÇ
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. H. Gökçen ÖZKAYA
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Yrd. Doç. Dr. Seda ŞİMŞEK TOLACI
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Öğr. Gör. İsmail UZUN
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Arş. Gör. Ali Berkay AVCI
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Arş. Gör. Feyza DEMİRKIRAN
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Arş. Gör. Ayşe Betül GÖKARSLAN
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Arş. Gör. Mehmet Ali KARAGÖZ
    Süleyman Demirel University
  • Arş. Gör. Duygu KÖSE
    Süleyman Demirel University


1.  Computational Design in Architecture Education
1.1.   Design Studio Experiences
1.2.   Design Elements and Methods
1.3.   Transformation of Design Process
1.4.   CAD and Production Technologies
1.5.   Decision Making Support Systems
1.6.   Optimization
1.7.   Computational Design in Urban Studies
1.8.   The Situation of Computational Design in the Curriculum
1.9.  Computational Design in Historic Environment Research
2.  Architecture and Mathematics
2.1.   Cybernetic Architecture
2.2.   Artificial Intelligence
2.3.   Parabolic and Hyperbolic Space
2.4.   Mathematical Models
2.5.   Genetic Algorithm

3.  Convertible Spaces
3.1.    Human Computer Interaction
3.2.    Increased and Virtual Reality
3.3.    Neuro-Architectural Studies
3.4.    Data Visualization
3.5.    Visual Interface
3.6.    Cognitive Models
3.7.    Computational Design in Spatial Studies
3.8.   Computational Design in Decoration Works
4.  Design Processes and Methods
4.1.    Biomimesis / Nature Inspired Design
4.2.    Morphogenetic Design
4.3.    Entropy
4.4.    Parametric and Algorithmic Design
4.5.    Format Grammars
4.6.    Productive Systems
4.7.    BIM
4.8.    Relation of Design Tools to Technology
4.9.    Use of CNC in Numerical Design Studies
4.10.  Performative Architecture
4.11.  Sustainable Architecture
4.12.  Materials and Numerical Design Studies[



Bildiri Çağrısı

25 Ocak 2018

Genişletilmiş Bildiri ve Özet Teslimi

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Tam Metin Bildiri ve Poster Teslimi

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21-22 Haziran 2018

Call for Papers

25 January 2018

Extended Abstract Submission

extended until April 4, 2018.
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Notification of the Review Results of Extended Abstracts

extended until April 30, 2018.
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Full Paper and Poster Submission

extended until May 21, 2018.
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21-22 June 2018


Extended Abstract Submission

The deadline for submitting extended abstracts is March 31, 2018. You can submit your abstracts via the Easychair system, which you can find at the link to the application. You can use the document on the symposium web page for the example abstract format. Extended abstract text should be in the range of 1000-1500 words.

Full Paper Submission

The full text submission for the accepted for the abstracts that are accepted should be made by 18 May 2018 at 09:00. You can use the document on the symposium web page for the sample full-text paper form. The text of the paper should be in the range of 2500-3000 words and should not exceed a total of 10 pages including pictures, tables and bibliography. The abstract should be in Turkish and English, not exceeding 300-400 words.

The images used in the papers must also be sent at a resolution of 7.5cm or 15cm at a resolution of at least 300DPI. Text and image files must be uploaded until May 18, 2017 at 09:00.


Responsibility for making references to the pictures, table citations and all the other contents copied from other sources in the papers are to be included, and responsibility for making payments and / or obtaining payments related to copyrights when necessary is under the responsibility of the author / authors of the text.

Presentations of invited speakers and interested researchers will be broadcast live via the YouTube channel.


Prof. Dr. Ljubica VELİMİROVİC


Prof. Dr. Yankı YAZGAN

Prof. Dr. Bayram ŞAHİN

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