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Esen E., Elibol G. C., Koca D.

TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF DESIGN ART AND COMMUNICATION, vol.8, pp.37-44, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


This study investigated the Bauhaus School's recent history and its faculty members who were each deemed extraordinary, the approaches of these educators to education, the works they produced, as well as the stages of establishment of the school. In order to examine the effects of Bauhaus education in Turkey, the study covered the first three institutions of higher education which started to provide interior architecture education. The face to face interviews conducted with the instructors of the course Basic Design, which is provided as a course in the undergraduate programs of Interior Architecture and/or Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, were evaluated in line with the study's objective. 1 The opinions obtained in the interviews were content-analyzed; the transcribed texts of the interviews were interpreted by coding and thematic classifications, and the existence of Bauhaus effects in the current situation in 'Basic Design' education and the state of the education in question were investigated. It was planned to create benefits in professional training and therefore improvement of the profession by the results, and contribute to the current literature on the issue by bringing a critical point of view into basic design education.