About the Department
The Department aims to develop student’s critical view and instill an ability to develop a systematic approach to problems, to create reliable designs for a building or a city. They learn about architecture and art history and how to use various presentation techniques and computer technology to visually express their architectural opinion, to use their talent and knowledge of modern construction and building methods together with construction materials. Thus, it also aims to educate the professionals with the formation that can meet the requirements of fast technological transformations and environmental problems with a student-centered educational approach. It is ideal to raise leaders who are open-minded, have vision and experience, strong personality, intellectual qualities and will come to the forefront in society.
The aim is to give the ability to make unique designs in different qualities on building and urban environment scale, equipped with architectural education concerning design theories and methods, building and construction systems and technologies, building typology, art history, architectural history, architectural environment in relation to social, psychological, economic and cultural conditions. Students will be directed to work together, help each other and make co-decisions. It is ideal to raise leaders who are open-minded, have vision and experience, strong personality, intellectual qualities and will come to the forefront in society. The architectural projects carried out in design studios, which are the basic elements of architectural education, are a subjective and individual interpretation that varies according to the perception of the world and architecture, from the perspective of each student.
Architects' working fields expand. Graduates of this department can work as freelance architects or paid architects in an architectural office, by opening a architectural design bureau or they can also take part in industrial or design process related with technology for the development and production of construction materials or concentrating on the urban environment. They have the opportunity to work in research and education in the academic environment. Apart from these, it has been seen that many architects have achieved successful professions in different fields such as literature, media, cinema, music, industry and entrepreneurship with their original perspective and creativity developed in architectural education. In this way, professionals with responsibilities in the creative, social, cultural and environmental context, are capable of designing, implementing and directing architectural projects.
Cyprus International University
Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture
Arts and Social Sciences Center, AS217
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2101
Faculty E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of Department: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cemil Atakara
Head of Department E-mail: email@example.com