HISTORY OF  CONFERENCES
 

KERPİC'05: EARTHEN CITIES

The International Conference on Kerpic 2005, “Living in Earthen Cities”, was hosted by Istanbul Technical University; International Conference on Kerpic 2008, “Learning from Earthen Architecture in Climate Change”, was hosted by Cyprus International University; International Conference on Kerpic 2013, “New Generation Earthen Architecture: Learning from Heritage” and International Conference on Kerpic 2015, “Built Environment on Silk Road” and International Conference on Kerpic 2016, “Cultural Landscape, Rebuilding After Decay”, were hosted by Istanbul Aydin University; International Conference on Kerpic 2018, “Back to Earthen Architecture: Industrialized, Injected, Rammed, Stabilized”, was hosted by Hasan Kalyoncu University in Gaziantep; International Conference on Kerpic 2019, “Earthen Heritage, New Technology, Management” took place in Koycegiz, Mugla, Turkey.  The 8th International Conference on Kerpic 2020 “Healthy Buildings: The Role of Earthen Materials on Providing Healthy and Sustainable Indoor Environment” was hosted by the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Our recent 9th International Conference on Kerpic 2022 “Re-Thinking Earthen Architecture for Sustainable Development” will be hosted by İstanbul Medipol University, Turkey.

 

Prof. Dr. Bilge IŞIK

Conference Chair

Bilge ISIK, Prof. Dr.

 

Co-Chair

H. Attila DIKBAS, Prof. Dr.

Gulhan BENLI, Assoc. Prof. Dr.

Gizem CAN, Assist. Prof. Dr.

 

Conference Secretary

Gulhan BENLI, Assoc. Prof. Dr.

Gizem CAN, Assist. Prof. Dr.

Aysel TARIM, Lecturer

 

 

HONORARY COMMITTEE

Omer CERAN, Prof. Dr. Rector of Istanbul Medipol University

H. Atilla DIKBAS, Prof. Dr. Dean of Istanbul Medipol University
Zeynep SOZEN, Prof. Dr. Vice-Dean of Istanbul Medipol University

Metin SOZEN, Prof. Dr.

Olcay AYDEMIR, PhD., Istanbul Zeytinburnu Mayor's Cultural Advisor

Ismail CEMAL & Loıs CEMAL, Eco Tourism Association, Büyükkonuk Mağosa, Cyprus

 

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Bilge ISIK, Prof. Dr. Istanbul Technical University (Emeritus)

H. Atilla DIKBAS, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Gulhan BENLI, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Gizem CAN, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Aysel TARIM, Lecturer, Istanbul Aydin University

 

Mert DURMAZ, Lecturer, Istanbul Medipol University

Ozcan Ernur AKTAS, Research Assist., Istanbul Medipol University

Salih ELMAS, Phd. Lecturer, Vice President of Sancaktepe Municipality

Pelin KARACAR, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Gozde KUTLU, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Bengi ATUN, Assist. Prof. Dr. Istanbul Medipol University

Aysun F. GUNER, Assist. Prof. Dr. Istanbul Medipol University

Heval Zeliha YUKSEL, Lecturer, Istanbul Medipol University
Sefika ERGIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Dicle University

Health, Culture and Sports Unit, Istanbul Medipol University

Support Services Department, Istanbul Medipol University

Press Office, Istanbul Medipol University

Purchase Unit, Istanbul Medipol University

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

Bilge ISIK, Prof. Dr. ITU (Emeritus), UNESCO ICOMOS ISCEAH Turkey Scientific Member

Tim FRANK, Assoc. Prof. Leed AP (Kennesaw State University, USA)

Matthieu J. PEDERGNANA, Architect (Atelier Metis Architects, France)

Marcial BLONDET, PhD. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Perú)

 

TURKISH SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

 

Alev ERARSLAN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Aydin University

Alidost ERTUGRUL, Assist. Prof. Dr., Bursa Technical University

Aydanur YENEL, Assist. Prof. Dr., Hasan Kalyoncu University

Aysel TARIM, Lecturer, Istanbul Aydin University

Aysun Ferrah GUNER, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Bengi ATUN, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Bilge ISIK, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Technical University (Emeritus)

Bulent ULUENGIN, Prof. Dr., Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University

Esma MIHLAYANLAR, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Trakya University

Fatih YAZICIOGLU, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Technical University

Fatma SEDES, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Aydin University

Genco BERKIN, Prof. Dr., Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University

Gizem CAN, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Gokcen Firdevs YUCEL, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Aydin University

Gozde KUTLU, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Gulhan BENLI, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Halil İbrahim DUZENLI, Assist. Prof. Dr., Samsun University

Ismail DABANLI, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Technical University

Kadir GULER, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Technical University

Kagan GUNÇE, Prof. Dr., Doğu Akdeniz University

Kemal Kutgun EYUPGILLER, Prof. Dr., Istanbul University

Mehmet EMIROĞLU, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Sakarya University 

Murat DAL, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Munzur University

Nur URFALIOGLU, Prof. Dr., Yildiz Technical University

Omer DABANLI, Assist. Prof. Dr., Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University

Onur SIMSEK, Assist. Prof. Dr., Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University

Oncü BASOGLAN AVSAR, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Mugla Sitki Kocman University

Ozgul OZTURK, Founder at Döngüsel Tasarım, Architect

Ozlem BALIK, Msc. Civil Engineer, Municipality of Fatih

Pelin KARACAR, Assist. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Polat GULKAN, Prof. Dr., Middle East Technical University

Ruba KASMO, Assist. Prof. Dr., Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University

Salih ELMAS, Phd. Lecturer, Vice President of Sancaktepe Municipality

Seden ACUN OZGUNLER, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Technical University

Sefika ERGIN, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Dicle University

Seyhan YARDIMLI, Assist. Prof. Dr., Okan University

Sibel HATTAP, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Suphi SAATCI, Prof. Dr., Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University

Tulay TULUN, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Technical University (Emeritus)

Ufuk Fatih KUCUKALI, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Istanbul Aydin University

Ugur Deniz SOKMEN, MSc Architect, Turkish Historical Houses Preservation Ass.

Umit ARPACIOGLU, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Zeynep AHUNBAY, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Medipol University

Zulkuf GUNELI, Prof. Dr., Istanbul Aydin University

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Ana Mafalda MATOS, Civil Engineer (PhD) / CONSTRUCT-FEUP

Christof ZIEGERT, Dachverband Lehm e.V., Germany

Fernando VEGAS, Unıversıtat Polıtecnica De Valencia, UPV, Valencia, Spain

Gouhar SHEMDIN, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Canada

Hamed NIROUMAND, Imam Khomeini International University, Iran

Horst SCHROEDER, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Germany

Hubert FEIGLSTORFER, Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Hubert GUILLAUD, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, France

Humberto VARUM, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Portugal

John HURD, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, UK

Lone R. STIEGLER, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, US

Louise COOKE, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, UK

Maddalena ACHENZA, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Italy

Marcial BLONDET, Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP)- Lima, Peru

Mariana CORREIA, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Portugal

Mauro BERTAGNIN, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Italy

Mehrdad HEJAZI, Isfahan University, Iran

Mohamed M. ALRAFEI, Owner Architect of "Adeem Consultant”, Egypt-Turkey

Nariman FARAHZA, Yazd University, Iran

Natalia TUREKULOVA, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Kazakhstan

Pamela JEROME, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, US

Prachand Man PRADHAN, Manmohan Technical University, Nepal

Randolph LANGENBACH, M. Arch (Harvard), California, US

Rasool VATANDOUST, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Iran

Saverio MECCA, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, Italy

Seyed Mohammad Hossein AYATOLLAHI, Yazd University, Iran

Uta HERZ, Europaische Bildungsstatte für Lehmbau Dorfstr, Deutschland

Venkatarama REDDY, Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Science, India

IN MEMORIOAM

Hugo HOUBEN, ICOMOS- ISCEAH, France

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