CONTACT

Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design

Kansas State University, College of Architecture, Planning and Design

guler[at]ksu.edu // 1087 Seaton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-3421


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

2018 - Assistant Professorship, Kansas State University, Dept. of Interior Arch. & Prod. Design

2017 - Associate Professorship, Inter-University Council of Turkey

2012 - Assistant Professorship, Dumlupinar University, Dept. of Interior Architecture

2012 - Proficiency in Fine Arts (Ph.D. Equivalent), Anadolu University, Dept. of Interior Architecture

2009 - MFA, Bilkent University, Dept. of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design [Full Scholarship]

2006 - BFA, Bilkent University, Dept. of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design [Full Scholarship]


AWARDS

2012 - Innovdesign 2012, Professional Category, 3rd Place


MEMBERSHIP

Chamber of Interior Architects of Turkey [ID: 1834]


THESES

Guler, K. (2012). Evaluation of Students' Visual Perception Abilities in the Scope of Basic Design/Art Education in Interior Architecture Programs. Unpublished Proficiency in Art Thesis. Eskisehir: Anadolu University, Institute of Fine Arts. [full text, TR]

Guler, K. (2009). A Simulation Application for Visitor Circulation in Exhibition Environments. Unpublished Master Thesis. Ankara: Bilkent University, Institute of Economics and Social Sciences. [full text, EN]


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Guler, K. and Atalayer, F. (2016). Assesing Visual Skill Development in Basic Design Education. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 15(1), 71-88.

Guler, K. (2015). Social Media-Based Learning in the Design Studio: A Comparative Study. Computers & Education, 87, 192-203. DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2015.06.004

Guler, K. (2015). An Exhibition Design Checklist for Visitor Circulation. Museum Management and Curatorship, 30(1), 63-74. DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2015.1008392

Guler, K. (2014). A Look on Contemporary Art Through the Context of Space. Design+Theory, 17(1), 39-53.

Guler, K. (2012). Digital Natives and the Digitalization of Interior Design Studio. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, 4(1), 91-98.

Guler, K. and Mercin, L. (2008). A Design Plug-in Implementation on Exhibition Layout Planning. Dumlupinar University, Journal of Social Sciences, 21(2), 329-345.


BOOKS, EDITED VOLUMES, & BOOK CHAPTERS

Guler, K. (Ed.). (2018). Contemporary Issues on Housing Design. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Guler, K. (2016). Simulating Visitor Behavior. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Guler, K. (2012). Residential Design and Organization. Residential Selection and Design (Ed: M. Nalcakan). Eskisehir: Anadolu University Press.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Guler, K. (2018). Reimagining Traditional Design Processes: Contrasting Virtual and Actual. DCA 2018: Design Communication Conference. Cornell University, Ithaca NY, 07 October 2018.

Guler, K. (2014). Creating a Social Media Based Continuous Interaction Platform for the Design Studio. ACTIS 2014 The Second Asian Conference on Technology, Information and Society. Osaka, Japan, 20 November 2014.

Guler, K. (2013). Fundamentals of Communication in Design and Basic Design Education. International Communication in Design/Design in Communication Conference. Kütahya, Turkey, 24 October 2013.

Guler, K. (2013). Evaluation of Guidelines for Exhibition Design in Museums. Sixth International Inclusive Museum Conference. Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22 April 2013.

Ozsavas, N. and Guler, K. (2012). Accreditation in Interior Architecture Education: Comparison of ECIA and CIDA Criteria. Second National Interior Architecture Education Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, 20 December 2012.

Guler, K. (2012). Design Solutions from the Past for Housing Interiors of Today. ACSEE 2012 The Second Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment. Osaka, Japan, 3 May 2012.

Guler, K. (2011). Digital Natives and the Future of Interior Architecture Education. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Conference. University of California, Berkeley, USA, 11 December 2011.

Guler, K. and Ozsavas, N. (2011). The Effect of Stock 3D Models on Interior Architectural Design Process. IFAS 2011 International Fine Arts Symposium. Konya, Turkey, 20 October 2011.

Ucar, M. and Guler, K. (2010). Transparency in Housing: Glass and Space Organization. Camgeran: International Glass Symposium. Eskişehir, 11 October 2010.

Guler, K. (2010). The Attitude of Interior Architecture Education Towards Digital Design. INTED 2010 International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 8 March 2010.

Kaptan, B. and Guler, K. (2010). Comparison of the Learning Outcomes of Architecture Education and Interior Architecture Education. INTED 2010 International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain, 8 March 2010.

Mercin, L. and Guler, K. (2008). The Training of Visual Arts Teacher in Turkish Educational System. Second International Education Conference, Anqing Education College, China, 17-19 September 2008.


EXHIBITIONS

6th International Caravanserai Meeting Exhibition. Armorer Mustafa Pasha Caravanserai, Malatya, Turkey, 22-30 September 2014.

International Invitational Poster Festival. DPU, Faculty of Fine Arts, Kutahya, Turkey, 15 April 2013.

Innovdesign 2012 Finalists Exhibition. Antalya Expo Center, Antalya, Turkey, 18 January 2012.

21st Artist 2011, Anadolu University Intitute of Fine Arts Exhibition. Tuyap Convention Center, Istanbul, Turkey, 12 November 2011.

Graduate 2011, Anadolu University Intitute of Fine Arts Students' Exhibition. Yunus Emre Art Gallery, Eskisehir, Turkey, 10 June 2011.

20th Artist 2010, Anadolu University Intitute of Fine Arts Exhibition. Tuyap Convention Center, Istanbul, Turkey, 30 October 2010.

Graduate 2010, Anadolu University Intitute of Fine Arts Students' Exhibition. Central Library Art Gallery, Eskisehir, Turkey, 10 June 2010.


RESEARCH FUNDING

2018, Design Learning in the Connected Age: Re-Imagining Materials & Finishes Content for an Online Audience. Kansas State University, Distance Learning Development Grant.

2017, Development of Biology Learning Materials in Museum Context for Primary and Secondary School Students. Dumlupinar University, Scientific Research Projects Funding Board. Project No: BAP2017/16.

2016, A New Product Development Model for Small Design Teams: Turkish Ceramic Tile Case. Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey. Project No: 216M081.

2016, Scalable and Modular Design Solutions for Campus Landscapes: Dumlupinar University Case. Dumlupinar University, Scientific Research Projects Funding Board. Project No: BAP2016/83.

2016, Investigation of the Effects of Passive House Design Standard on Interior Design. Dumlupinar University, Scientific Research Projects Funding Board. Project No: BAP2016/59.