This series is organized in Turkey with a number of international

key-note speakers from the IAPS community every two years

Design workshops, article anthology/essay competition,

design competition, exhibition, colloquium/symposium.

This symposium series is organized in Turkish and English in Turkey in different cities with international key-note speaker from IAPS community every two years. The main reason of organizing local symposium is to increasing number of young researcherin turkey and in IAPS,and to deep discussion in their own language.


Istanbul and Housing Culture: Change, Transformation, Continuity

Istanbul, December 2016


City, Culture and Space


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City, Culture and Space


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Under the framework of IKSV ‘Istanbul Culture and Art Foundation’ Istanbul Design Biennial, IAPS-CS ‘Culture and Space’ Network had organized  “The National culture and Space Meeting Series"  in Turkey three times in 2012, 2014 and 2016.

In 2019   we are organizing the 4th one. IAPS-CS Network Activities will include design workshops, article anthology/essay competition, student design competition, exhibition/ colloquium/symposium and publication. 

Design workshops, article anthology/essay competition, design competition, exhibition, colloquium/symposium.

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Sonsuz bir Kentsel Artikülasyon Mekanı Olarak İstanbul

Istanbul, September 2018 - February 2019


the theme of the third Istanbul Design Biennial:  

Are we Human?:The Design of Species /Endless Layers of Design

Istanbul, September - December 2016


the theme of the second Istanbul Design Biennial:  

The Future is Not What it is Used to be in Istanbul

Istanbul, September - December 2014

*this  series of events  was awarded as one of the most succesful  three projects  out of 72 projects at the Academy Platform

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The theme of the first Istanbul Design Biennial:  

Istanbul and Imperfection of its Layers

Istanbul, September - December 2012

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5th Design Workshop:

Memory, Traces and City: Şişli, Bomonti

Istanbul, 7-9-12 March 2016

4th Design Workshop:

Istanbul as a "Palimpsest City" and Imperfection



3rd Design Workshop:

Istanbul: The Routes of Culture of Architecture


2nd Design Workshop:

Trilye: Continuity, Change and Transformation


1st Design Workshop:

Amasya: Continuity and Change