Mapping theory: Production of knowledge in theory of architecture in Turkey

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Anay H., Acar Y., Özten Ü., Özten Anay M.

A/Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, vol.16, no.2, pp.81-90, 2019 (Scopus) identifier


© 2019, Istanbul Teknik Universitesi, Faculty of Architecture. All rights reserved.The study presents a ‘mapping’ of the production of knowledge in the field of theory of architecture in Turkey in the last two decades. The study is based on 307 dissertations produced in Turkey between 1995-2015. Through text mining and unstructured data analysis methods, the research suggests a taxonomy of research in the field. Conceptualizing its method as ‘cartography of knowledge’ the study aims to document the current state of PhD. research in theory of architecture in Turkish context and provide insights about research trajectories in the field.