NİLÜFER TALU Architect & Industrial Designer
Izmir Institute of Technology Office: +(90) (232) 498-7025
Faculty of Architecture Cellular: +(90) (555) 341-3300
Department of Architecture Facsimile: +(90) (232) 498-7012
Gülbahçe, Urla 35430 Izmir E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
09.2002-Present Ph.D. Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Dept. of Architecture. Dissertation Title: "Minimum Architecture as Escape Fantasy from Modern Life." Advisor: Dr. Emre Ergül
09.1999-06.2002 M.Sci. Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Dept. of Industrial Design. Thesis: "Adaptable Kitchen Design in the Context of Standardization and Individualism." Advisors: Drs. Yavuz Seçkin. and Özlem Erkarslan
09.1991-06.1996 B.Arch. Dokuz Eylül University. Faculty of Architecture. Dept. of Architecture. Graduation Project: Yacht Club in Seferihisar
Spring 2001 Certificate. Beymen Academia, Istanbul. Participation in workshop Portfolyodan Hayata [From the Portfolio to Life]. Istanbul
Fall 1999 Workshop. Learning from Disasters: The 1999 Earthquake. Workshop of the Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture. Ankara
21-24 03 1996 Workshop. Exploration of artistic potentials of brick. Işıklar Marketing Inc. & Dokuz Eylül University Co-operation. Bartın
06.2002-Present Research and Teaching Assistant Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Dept. of Architecture. Preparation and co-teaching of undergraduate studio courses; preparation and editing of course lectures for course publication; supervising undergraduate and postgraduate architectural design projects.
09.1999-06.2002 Research and Teaching Assistant Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Dept. of Industrial Design. Preparation and co-teaching of postgraduate studio courses; preparation and editing of course lectures for course publication; supervising postgraduate industrial design projects.
COURSES TAUGHT and ASSISTED
AR 301 Architectural Design Studio (Spring 2006)
ID 502 Industrial Design Studio II (Spring 2004)
AR 101 Introduction to Design I Aims at equipping students with both the knowledge of basic design vocabulary and skills of applying the terminological background for graphical expression of ideas as efficient tools of visual communication (Fall 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005)
AR 102 Introduction to Design II Aims at equipping students with both the knowledge of basic design vocabulary and skills of applying the terminological background for graphical expression of ideas as efficient tools of visual communication (Spring 2004& 2005)
ID 503 Industrial Design Studio I Addresses the question what is design?; explores the boundaries of design, relationship to art, crafts and industry, and factors in the theory and practice of design. Students project industrial product (Fall 2000 & 2001)
ID 490 Presentation Techniques Development of drawing and sketching skills; presentation of objects with respect to their semiotic, aesthetic, color, etc. analysis (Fall 2001)
Congress, Conference & Seminar Papers
3 10 July 2005 Participation to UIA 2005 Istanbul: Bazaar of Architecture. Adaptable Fast Food Kiosk: As Response to Natural Cycles and Rhythms of the Urban Ecology. Poster Presentation.
3 10 July 2005 Participation to UIA 2005 Istanbul: Bazaar of Architecture. The Paradox of Standardization & Individuality: New Flexible Dwellings & Ready-mades of Marcel Duchamp. Poster Presentation.
Spring 2006 Micro-Environments. Conference(with Deniz Güner). Izmir Dokuz Eylül University. Faculty of Architecture. Department of Architecture.
The Problem of Modern Home/Dwelling in Modern Life
Metropolitan Conditions, Home and Transcendental Homelessness: Phenomenon of Home in Metropolitan Environment
Installation Artists Works on Nostalgia, Homesickness, Yearning, Loss, Privacy & Publicity and Alienation
Micro Environments as Critical Approaches to Traumatic State of Modern Individual at the Art and Architecture Intersection
Transportable Mobile Houses at the Intersection Architecture and Industrial Design
Keywords: Modernity, Individualized Society, Mobility, Standardization, Individualization, Modern Home, Trancendantal Homelessnes, Alienation, Nostalgia, Homesickness, Yearning, Privacy & Publicity, Uncanny, Unhomely, Installation Art, Micro Environments.
Since 2001 ETMK The Turkish Society of Industrial Designers (Electronic discussion platform)
Since 1996 TMMOB Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects, Izmir Chamber of Architects
3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier,MS Powerpoint,MS Office Word, Excell.
Fall 2000 Transformable Mobile Kiosk
Corporate Identity Study (with C. Özcan and D. Deniz for Marshall Inc. Paint Shops)
Transformable Mobile Front Design as Multifunctional Exhibiting System (for Marshall Paint Shops)
Spring 2000 Hair Dryer Design
Exhibiting Frame Systems as Advanced Product Development Study (for Aldemo-Al Group Inc.)
Poster design as Announcement of Deadlines of Postgraduate Programs (for Izmir Institute of Technology)
Fall 1999 Pen Set Design
Tea Set Design
Fall 2005 Poster Design for Exhibition, Introduction to Design I, Spring 2004, Student Works, 17-30 Oct 2005.
Fall 1998 Family Tomb Design. Işıkkent, Izmir (with M. Dönmez for Dönmez family)
Spring 1998 M. Dönmez House: Fireplace, and Staircase Design. Alsancak, Izmir (for M. Dönmez,)
Ş. Deliorman House: Closed winter garden design; special fireplace designs for living room and bedroom; garden design. Çeşmealtı (with M. Dönmez for Ş. Deliorman)
Fall 1997 Pagmat Houses: Fireplace designs for living rooms; door designs with four variations; swimming pool design; garden design. Manisa (for Pagmat Family)
Boarding House. Dalyan (with M. Dönmez for N. Yaprak)
Spring 2001 Participation in Exhibition (the first 9). Beymen Academia: Portfolyodan Hayata [Beymen Academia: From the Portfolio to Life]. The Category of Home Accessories. Dem Turkish Tea Set
Spring 2001 The Category of Home Accessories (the first 3). Beymen Academia: Portfolyodan Hayata [Beymen Academia: From the Portfolio to Life]. Dem Turkish Tea Set.
Spring 2000 Third Place. ÜÇGE Store Equipments Inc. The Category of Stand. Mobile Stand Design
Spring 1996 Jury Special Prize. Işıklar Marketing Inc. & Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Architecture Co-operation. Campus Entrance Design
Spring 1995 Big Prize. 1994-1995 Academic Year, The Prizes of TSMD Turkish Architects Association. Student Category. Graphic Design Project on Philosophy of Turkish architect Cengiz Bektaş
Spring 1995 Jury Special Prize. ÇimentaşGazbeton Inc. & Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Architecture Co-operation. Health Unit Design
Spring 1988 Third Place. Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Culture, Art and Publication Committee. National Painting Competition. Student Category. National Sovereignty
Fall 1986 First Place. Republic of Turkey, Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sport. National Painting Competition. Student Category. Summer Holiday
17-30 Oct 2005 Exhibition, Introduction to Design I, Spring 2004, Student Works
Spring 2004 Theme 5: Body & Space. Multimedia Show. Izsanat, Fair, Izmir.
Fall 2001 Dem Turkish Tea Set. Animation Presentation & Exhibition. Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. Izmir
Fall 2001 Mobile Kiosk with the slogan of Bizim Ürünümüz İnsandır [Our Product Is Human]. Animation Presentation & Exhibition. Izmir Institute of Technology, Department of Industrial Design Stand. Yapı-TurkeyBuild 2001. Fair. Izmir
Spring 2001 Dem Turkish Tea Set. Animation Presentation. Beymen Academia: Portfolyodan Hayata [Beymen Academia: From the Portfolio to Life]. Showroom of Mozaik. Ortaköy. Istanbul
Spring 2001 Forecast study for 2002 automotive industry: Experimental Ready Made. Multimedia Presentation. Geleceğin Görünümleri [Apparitions of the Future]. Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. Izmir