Bihter Almaç will give a seminar titled "Unexpected Encounter, an Architectural Board Game" via Zoom on Monday, December 13, 2021, as part of the Game and Interaction Technologies Master Program seminars.  Anyone interested is invited. 

TopicUnexpected Encounter, an Architectural Board Game
Speaker: Bihter Almaç
Date: 13 December 2021, 14:30 (Istanbul, Turkey)
Meeting ID: 997 9861 7825
Passcode: 428407

Short Bio: 
She is a designer/researcher of architecture in the other and of the weird. And her research mainly focuses on tactics for peculiar creativities to trespass to the wilder realms of architecture to seek existentially clumsy formations. Her work consists of drawings; architectural things - games, gadgets, devices; architectural essay films. These are exhibited internationally in festivals, curated exhibitions and conferences. Recently, she was selected as one of the Young Architects under 40 in Turkey, by The Circle O. She is a design tutor and a lecturer in the Department of Architecture at Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Istanbul, Turkey. She received my PhD degree in Architectural Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, with her dissertatiob titled: Designing in a State of Distraction: The Wild Fields of Architecture. She has a MSc from ITU in Architectural Design, with her thesis titled: Folding of Places. She holds a BArch graduate from ITU.