W4 – Elif Koçberber

W4 - Elif Koçberber


Designing is inventing.

..We regarded architectural history as a part of general education, which had a little influence on our work as a designers. Thus we frequently invented what had already been invented, and we tried our hand at inventing at uninventable.

~ Zumthor, Thinking Architecture

Ahmet Igdirligil said that he tried to analyse and understand the environment, and examined the special conventional methods used particular old villages of Bodrum. These natural methods such as using sea salt for keeping humidity, insects and bacteria for green roof were used in the past, and today people try to invent them again, but they are already exist, all people need is some search and knowing the environment well.

.Photos from Ahmet Igdirligil’s Slides

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