Research.

Books.

Chapters in Books.

[Upcoming] “Non-Periodic Patterns and Three-Dimensional Geometry in Islamic Religious Architecture,” Atlas of Islamic Architecture, Editors: Hasan-Uddin Khan and Kathryn Moore, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, scheduled for 2021.

[Upcoming] "A Referential Interpretation of the Unbuilt State Mosque of Turkey," Atlas of Islamic Architecture, Editors: Hasan-Uddin Khan and Kathryn Moore, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, scheduled for 2021.

Journal Articles.

Artificial intelligence in architecture: Generating conceptual design via deep learning,” (with Prithwish Basu and Siddarth Pal), International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC), Vol. 16, Issue 4, 2018: 306-327.

Architecture for the crowd by the crowd: A New Model for Design Acquisition,” (with Takehiko Nagakura) International Journal of Architecture and Urban Studies, Vol.1, No.2, Istanbul, 2016: 68-76.

The Digital Mosque – A new mosque paradigm.” Journal of Architectural Education (JAE), Vol. 60 Issue 1 (2006): 54-66.

Conference Proceedings.

Composing Frankensteins: Data-driven design assemblies through graph-based deep neural networks,” (with Prithwish Basu and Siddarth Pal) Computer Composition: Design after Machine Learning, 107th ACSA Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 28-30, 2019.

Competitions in a networked society: crowdsourcing collective design intelligence,” Competitions, 107th ACSA Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 28-30, 2019.

Generating Designs: From Crowdsourcing to Deep Learning,” 12th Pattaya International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology, Thailand, May 31-June 2, 2018: 6-13.

Crowdsourcing the Obama Presidential Center: An Alternative Design Delivery Model – Democratizing Architectural Design,” (with Takehiko Nagakura) Disciplines & Disruption, ACADIA Conference Proceedings, Cambridge, 2017: 118-127.

Crowdsourcing Architecture: A Disruptive Model in Architectural Practice,” (with Maria Angelico) Synthetic Digital Ecologies, ACADIA Proceedings, San Francisco, 2012: 439-443.

Inquiry into architectural heritage with motion graphics and hyper-media.” The 7th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage VAST, Ed. M. Iannides, D. Arnold, F. Niccolucci, K. Mania, Eurographics Proceedings (2006): 23-28. Nicosia, Cyprus, 30 Oct. - 4 Nov. 2006.

Presentations/Panels & Lectures.

“Sacred Precincts- The Religious Architecture of Non-Muslim Communities across the Islamic World,” a review of book by Mohammad Gharipour, Faith & Form, 49:1, 2016.

Participatory Virtual Preservation: A Dissertation Synopsis. Harvard Design & Technology Report Series 2005-02, Harvard Design School, 2005.

 

Re:Visions – Recording Architecture. (with Daniel Schodek) Harvard Design & Technology Report Series 2004-01, Harvard Design School, 2003.

Reviews/Booklets.

İyi Tasarım/Good Design İzmir_5, "Tasarimci Bakisiyla Yapay Zeka," Webcast, Dec 2020.

 

Turkiye’nin Akilli Sehirleri e-Calistayi “Esenler,” TUBITAK Bilisim Vadisi, ZOOM, May 12-16, 2020.

 

Aksaray Universitesi, “Yapay Zeka ve Akilli Sehirler,” Sosyal Bilimler MYO, ZOOM, May 14, 2020.

Istanbul Technical University, "Crowdsourcing, AI and the Future City," Taskisla Campus, Istanbul, Turkey, March 2, 2020.

107th ACSA Conference, “Composing Frankensteins: Data-driven design assemblies through graph-based deep neural networks,” Computer Composition: Design after Machine Learning, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 28-30, 2019.

 

107th ACSA Conference, “Competitions in a networked society: crowdsourcing collective design intelligence,” Competitions, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, March 28-30, 2019.

Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences, Technology, Business and Design, “24 hours Berlin City West,” International Workshop on the Future City in Berlin, Germany, March 16-24, 2019.

12th Pattaya International Conference on Advanced in Engineering and Technology, “Generating design: Training deep neural networks for architecture,” Pattaya, Thailand, 2018.

Forum8 Asia Seminars in Three Cities, “Arcbazar: From Crowdsourcing to Artificial Intelligence in Design,” Tokyo, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China, 2018.

Bilkent University, “The Future is History: Architecture in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” Ankara, Turkey, 2018.

ACADIA 2017 Conference, “Crowdsourcing the Obama Presidential Center,” Disciplines and Disruption - 37th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, Cambridge, MA, 2017.

Forum8 Design Conference on Real-time 3D VR Technologies, Autonomous driving, BIM/CIM and cloud computing, “Arcbazar x Project VR,” Shinagawa Intercity Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 2016.

United Nations University Seminar, “Crowdsourcing Design and Sustainability for Urban Design Projects,” Tokyo, Japan, 2016.

Harvard Real Estate Conference, “Leadership and Entrepreneurship: Transforming the Real Estate Realm,” Cambridge, MA, 2016. (Invited Presenter/Panelist)

MIT Hacking Arts Conference, “Is Design Still a Differentiator?” MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, Fall 2014. (Invited Panelist)

 

Bahçesehir University Lecture Series, “A Referential Interpretation of the Kocatepe Mosque,” Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.

 

FutureM Conference, “Boston Shark Tank,” Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA, 2013.

 

ACADIA 2012 Conference, “Crowdsourcing architecture: A disruptive model in architectural practice,” Synthetic Digital Ecologies - 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, San Francisco, CA, 2012.

 

University of Hartford Architecture Lecture Series, “The Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara,” West Hartford, CT, 2012.

 

MIT VMS v2i, “Arcbazar Start-up Story,” MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, 2012.
 

ABX 2012 – Architecture Boston Exposition, “Crowdsourcing architecture and the disruption of the traditional praxis,” Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, 2012. (Panel Organizer)

 

MIT Enterprise Forum, “Arcbazar Poster Presentation,” Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA, 2012.

 

Harvard GSD course lecture, “The Future of Architectural Practice: Crowdsourcing Architecture,” Cambridge, MA, 2011.

 

University of Hartford, Department of Architecture, “BIM in Architectural Education,” West Hartford, CT, 2011.

 

Clemson University, School of Architecture, “Digital Technologies applied in the Architectural Profession,” Clemson, SC, 2011.

 

Philadelphia University, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, “Parametric Design and Digital Media used at ZNA,” Philadelphia, PA, 2010.

 

Great Lakes Ottoman Studies Workshop, “The Kocatepe Mosque: Story of a Neo-Ottoman mosque design in Ankara,” University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 2008.

 

Illinois Institute of Technology, “Digital Media Applications in Architectural Practice and Education,” School of Architecture, Chicago, IL, 2007.

 

VAST Conference, “Inquiry into architectural heritage with motion graphics and hyper-media,” the 7th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2006.

 

University of Notre Dame, School of Architecture, “Dynamic Digital Visualizations in Architectural Heritage Preservation,” South Bend, IN, 2005.

 

University of Cincinnati, School of Architecture, “Using Motion-Graphics as a medium for Recording Architecture,” Cincinnati, OH, 2005.

 

University of Oklahoma, College of Architecture, “Survey of Digital Technologies in Architectural Design,” Norman, OK, 2005.