Gazi University Journal of Science Part B: Art Humanities Design and Planning, vol.8, no.2, pp.607-625, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
Architectural Projects Lessons are the main applied courses of the Architectural Curriculum The main purpose of this Study is to understand the Atelier participant Students’ ideas and opinions of their early Expectations, gains from Assignments and final Acquisitions from the Architectural Project as an important shareholder of the Architectural education by applying a group of atelier participants that consist of varying age and experience levels a questionnaire that value their opinions on their personal gains on varying aspects of Architectural Design at three different stages of the semester. At the beginning of the semester all the students were highly expectant of the atelier, the subject and the earnings they believed they would derive from the semesters’ project study. The second survey at the middle of the semester results showed that the students ‘belief in their project preparation for the critical day decreased in time and resulted in lower valued answers to the Assignments survey. At the end of the semester It is possible to understand that the students were mostly satisfied by their final projects and were only disappointed by their understanding of the manifest of the Atelier and the final level of their models. As a Result, by applying a questionnaire to a group of atelier participants it is possible to understand and evaluate the Atelier participant Students’ ideas and opinions of their work and this is an effective method to understand and reshape the structure of the Atelier in a way that the student would benefit more from it.