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MDC'23

Miniature Design Competiton

MDC (Miniature Design Competition) Miniature Building Competition, the winner of which was revealed in 2021; By having Architecture and Engineering students design the building in which a person with a walking disability lives, having them tell about their projects in front of the Jury, and turning their projects into reality, even if they are miniatures, students can create a different design idea in their professional life, gain self-confidence, students get together and experience working as a team, It aims to enable them to experience competition by competing in the field.

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Purpose of the Contest

We are in the first quarter of the 21st century and we live in a world whose problems are getting worse day by day. Our undisputed biggest problem is; Climate change and global warming, namely the "Climate Crisis", which are the most negative effects of faster growth, which has become the main target of countries. However, another important problem is  “Global Population Growth”; In 1900, the world population is estimated to be 1.6 billion people, as a result of the population explosion after the Second World War, this figure is expected to reach approximately 6 billion people, and 9 billion people in the middle of the 21st century.  

Every segment of society constantly thinks about the negative effects of "Global Population Growth" and "Climate Crisis" and develops solutions and ideas. In addition, permanent solutions are being tried to be produced with interstate action plans . For this purpose, 193 member states of the United Nations in 2016, "Sustainable Development Goals" and "17 Fundamental Goals" to be achieved in 2030.

1- End Poverty,

2- End Hunger,

3- Healthy and Quality Life,

4- Qualified Education,

5- Gender Equality,

6- Clean Water and Sanitation,

7- Accessible and Clean Energy,

8- Decent Work and Economic Growth,

9- Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure,

10- Reducing Inequalities,

11- Sustainable Cities and Communities,

12- Responsible Production and Consumption,

13- Climate Action,

14- Life in Water,

15- Terrestrial Life,

16- Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions,

17- Partnerships for Purposes,

They signed a memorandum of understanding on  .

In line with the 17-item Sustainable Development Goals planned to be realized in 2030  by evaluating today's settlement and housing problems and asking “How Can We Design the Future?” We started with the question. For the production of spaces, students who received Design education (architecture, interior architecture, landscape, industrial product design, city and regional planning) and Engineering education (construction)  today's “Global Population Growth” and “Climate Crisis” We organized a competition platform where, after 50 years, people will freely put forward their design and production ideas on settlements and shelters.

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Theme of the Contest

The subject of the competition was determined as “Settlements and Shelter of the Future”. What is expected from the competitors, outlined above, will ensure that the "17-item Sustainable Development Goals", which are aimed to be realized in 2030, will reach as many items as possible;

Developing concept design proposals as SETTLEMENT TEXTURE + HOUSING UNITS.

It is expected that the designs that will participate in the competition will both reach the "Sustainable Development Goals" and include "New Materials and Construction Technologies" proposals.

Contestants will carry out their residential-scale designs in areas of their own choosing from the regions where the "Global Population Growth" and "Climate Crisis" problems are experienced.

Application Dates

09.01.2023-05.02.2023

You can apply between

Asking Questions 
Process

09.01.2023-16.01.2023

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your questions

 mdcyapikulubu@gmail.com

You can send it to us via e-mail address.

Deadline

Contest Documents

You can deliver it between 06.02.2023 and 11.03.2023 via the e-mail address specified in the specification.The deadline for submission is 11.03.2023 until 17.00.

Announcement of Results

The winners of the competition will be announced on our website on 14.03.2023.

Awards

one.Rank Award   7,000 TL

2.Rank Award   5.000 TL

3.Honor Award  3.000 TL

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APPLICATION FORM

You can complete your application by filling out the form shared between 09.01.2023 and 05.02.2023.

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SPECIFICATION

You can access the Contest Specifications from the link.

Our Juries

In our competition  there is an elite evaluation jury.

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Dr. Instructor Member Hande ALADAĞ

YTU CONSTRUCTION FACULTY

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Hande Aladağ, who graduated from YTU Department of Architecture, completed the YTU Housing Production and Construction Management Master's Program in 2010 and her doctorate in YTU Architecture in 2017. The patent application titled "Multi-Intermediary Risk Sharing System", which he produced from his doctoral thesis, was registered by the national patent institute in 2018. Hande ALADAĞ, who has been working as a faculty member at YTU Civil Engineering Department since 2018, served as the Vice President of YTU Civil Engineering Department between December 2020 and December 2022.

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Assoc. Dr.
Candan ÇITAK

YTU FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

Candan Cinar was born in 1967. He completed his undergraduate education at YTU Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture in 1988, and his doctorate education at YTU Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture in 1999. He is currently working as Associate Professor  at YTU Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture and as the Director of YTU Housing and Application Research Center.

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Assoc. Dr. 
Ozgur BINGOL

MSGU FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

He graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Department of Architecture in 1998. At the same university, in 2001 the master's program; He completed his doctorate program in 2007. He is a faculty member at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Architecture.

He teaches about architectural design and planning. He works on mass housing planning, social housing production, urban space and urban design. Professional activities BBMD | It continues under the roof of Bingöl Barka Architecture and Consultancy.

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Assoc. Dr.
Nurbin PAKER

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Oznur Pinar CER

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Danilo PETTA

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Öznur GüneyERBİL

MASK ARCHITECTS

 He received his undergraduate education from Yıldız Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture in 2006-2010, in 2011 at Czech Prague Technical University in Czechia.
He was found as an exchange student and then he got his master's degree at Yıldız Technical University in 2013.
completed the program. Currently, the Project Development Manager of Vakıf GYO (real estate investment trust) AŞ.
He works as an assistant architect.

MASK ARCHITECTS

VAKIF REIT

ITU FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

Danilo Petta is an internationally award-winning Italian Watches and Luxury Industrial Designer, as well as the Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer at MASK Architecture in Italy. He studied Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan and Interior Design at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan. He started his multidisciplinary career as a "Clock Designer" at the Bvlgari Design Center in Rome. He pioneered the design of the brand's "Serpenti Tubogas" and many other successful watches.

Öznur Pınar Çer works as the Chief Architect at "Architecture Studio" of MASK Architecture 
He is an international award-winning Turkish Architect and co-founder of Mask company in Italy.
He graduated from Cyprus International University Fine Arts Faculty in 2014. He came first in the most important student competition "MIMED 2013". Working in many important companies in Germany and Turkey between 2014 and 2020, he established the Internationally brand. In 2018, he won the World Achteture Community Aurad 29 circle with his Futurist-organic "Kırşehir Automobile and Aircraft Museum" project.

Nurbin Paker Kahvecioğlu graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture in 1989. at the same university, in 1992, with a master's degree; In 2001, he received his doctorate with his doctoral thesis titled "Interaction of Knowledge and Creativity in Architectural Design Education". He started his academic career as a Research Assistant in 1991 and still continues as a faculty member at the same institution. 

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Danışman Jüri Üyesi

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Prof. Dr. Çiğdem POLATOĞLU

YTÜ ÖĞRENCİ DEKANI

MİMARLIK FAKÜLTESİ MİMARLIK BÖLÜMÜ

Çiğdem Polatoğlu, 1985 yılında Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar üniversitesi Mimarlık fakültesinden mezun oldu. Yüksek lisans ve doktora eğitimlerini İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesinde Bina Bilgisi üzerine yaptı. Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesinde Mimarlık bölüm başkanlığı yapmıştır ve şuanda Öğrenci Dekanı olarak görev almaktadır.

Reporter

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Res. See. Mehmet Yavuzhan ERPAY

YTU FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

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Mehmet Yavuzhan Erpay graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture in 2017.  He started his master's degree at the same university in 2017. After graduating from  Master's program in 2020, she started to receive doctorate education and still continues her education at  . He also works as a research assistant at  YTU.

Our Main Sponsor

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Turkey's first Real Estate Investment Company, acting with the mission of building the living spaces of the future and providing sustainable value to our stakeholders, with the strength it draws from its tradition.

VAKIF GYO provides support as the Main Sponsor of the Miniature Design Competition this year, as in 2022. 

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