WHO IS NURTEN AKSUGÜR?
Born in Istanbul on May 1st 1943, she was graduated, receiving her MSc from Istanbul technical University, Faculty of Architecture in 1968. In 1967 she married her fellow schoolmate, Erdal Aksugür. After being invited by her former professors from ITU Faculty of Architecture who founded the Black sea Technical University (KTU), she started to work at KTU in Trabzon. While continuing her studies in environmental control, she founded the Acoustical Experimentation Unit in KTU and completed her experimental PhD work that she had started in ITU; earning her PhD in Environmental Control in 1977. She received her Professorship in 1993. She later joined the Eastern Mediterranean University, Department of Architecture in 1994 as a professor. She founded the EMU Interior Design Department in 1997, and served as Founding Department Head from 1997 to 2001. After continuing teaching at EMU for eight more years, she retired in April 2009. Nurten Aksugür passed away on July 23rd 2012. She was laid to rest at her self-proclaimed “Paradise on Earth”, the small village of Aşağı Mazi; leaving behind her “greatest treasures”, her former students.
AIM OF THE CONTEST
The Nurten Aksugür BCC Student Contest is a competition among interior design students; aiming at promoting creative and critical thinking and motivating and supporting students in considering the importance of design concepts, which they then communicate in individualized and alternative ways. The competition is open to the Departments of Interior Architecture and Departments of Interior Design in universities worldwide.
WHO CAN ENTER?
All Interior Architecture/Design students from the 5th semester onward.
Any type of work, which is related to students’ half-term projects in Fall and Spring semesters of 2015-2014 academic year and which is able to express “this is my concept communication”; essay - poster - short film – photography – sketchbook - and any other relevant media
LANGUAGE OF THE COMPETITION
English or Turkish.
DEADLINE AND SUBMISSION
The entry deadline is Friday, 3rd of July 2015. The entries should be submitted to the Department of Interior Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, EMU.
- Prof. Dr. Erdal Aksugür
- Prof. Wolfgang Grillitsch
- Prof. Dr. Müge Bozdayı
- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Senem Zeybekoğlu Sadri
- Prof. Dr. Uğur Ulaş Dağlı
- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nil Paşaoğulları Şahin
- Assist. Prof. Dr. Guita Farivarsadri
- Reporters: Burcu Mürüvet Esentepe
- Eliz Erdenizci
Each and every Interior Architecture/Design Department of Universities worldwide can choose representatives to help to foster communication with our Department regarding the competition process. (The list of these will be announced through our competition website).
- First Prize: 3000
- Second Prize: 2000
- Third Prize: 1000
PRESENTATION AND EXHIBITION
A jury selection from entries will be exhibited both electronically on the web and physically in the Exhibition Hall of the Faculty of Architecture, EMU. The exhibition will be open between 12 to 16th of October 2015. The award ceremony will be held on 16th of October 2015 in the Faculty of Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Department of Interior Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, via Mersin 10, TURKEY
t: +90 392 6301139
f: +90 392 6301127