Biography

Nihan Muş Özmen is a lecturer at Abdullah Gül University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architectural Design and Criticism.

She graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture in 2009. She completed her master's degree at Abdullah Gül University, Department of Architecture in 2019 and is a PhD candidate at the same university and department.

In her Master's work, she focused on flexible and transformable spaces, parametric design, workspace and its future, mobile offices. In her ongoing doctoral study, she blends concepts such as culture and housing with concepts such as identity and space, belonging, parametric design, which are the underlying subjects of her graduate study.

She worked in the private sector between her undergraduate and graduate studies. Between 2009 and 2016, she worked as a Design Specialist for İstikbal and Mondi brands at Boytaş A.Ş. Mobilya. She worked as an architect at the Erciyes University Congress Center construction site during 2017-2018. With the contribution of her experiences in the private sector, she worked as a Guest Lecturer at Erciyes University Faculty of Architecture and Erciyes University Industrial Design Engineering Department during the 2017-2019 period.

Learning Knowledge


Doctorate
2019 - Continues
Abdullah Gul University, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Architecture, Turkey

Postgraduate
2017 - 2019
Abdullah Gul University, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Architecture, Turkey

Undergraduate
2003 - 2009
Istanbul Technical University, Mimarlık, Mimarlık, Turkey

Foreign Languages

English, C1 Advanced

Certificates, Courses and Trainings

Vocational Training, Sustainable Housing from a European Perspective, Technische Universiteit Delft, 2019

Dissertations

Postgraduate, A critical prospect into working spaces for immaterial labour, Abdullah Gul University, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Architecture, 2019

Academic Titles / Tasks


Lecturer
2020 - Continues
Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık

Visiting Lecturer
2017 - 2019
Erciyes University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Industrial Design

Visiting Lecturer
2017 - 2018
Erciyes University, Mühendislik Fakültesi, Endüstriyel Tasarım Mühendisliği

Awards

  1. Keskinler I. G., Karakaş H., Muş Özmen N., Satın Alma Ödülü, Fethiye Belediyesi, July 2008

Jury Memberships

Competition, Metalden Fikirler, Kaymet, October, 2021
Competition, FURNITUR Uluslararası Mobilya Tasarım Yarışması, Türkiye Tasarım Vakfı - İstikbal, January, 2021

Articles Published in Other Journals

  1. Barrier-Free Living Space Project for Wheelchair Users
    Muş Özmen N.
    Gazi Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Dergisi Part C: Tasarım ve Teknoloji, vol.11, no.4, pp.913-931, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
  2. Evolution of Office Space in Cinema and Television
    Muş Özmen N., Asıliskender B.
    MEGARON, vol.16, no.2, pp.169-182, 2021 (ESCI)
  3. Space Prospect in the Flexible Era of Late Capitalism
    Muş Özmen N., Asıliskender B.
    ICONARP INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING, vol.8, no.2, pp.591-605, 2020 (ESCI)
  4. Grey Spaces: Transitory Spaces in Liquid Modernity
    Muş Özmen N.
    Kare Dergi, no.9, pp.75-91, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

  1. Theoretical Framework of the PhD Dissertation of Parametric Approach on Spatial and Social Analysis of Housing: A Bourdieusian Reading
    Muş Özmen N.
    2023 SAHANZ PhD Colloquium, Perth, Australia, 02 November 2023
  2. Kentsel Katmanlaşma Bağlamında Kent, Biçim ve Değişim: Askeri-Mimari Fonksiyonundan Çarşı’ya; Kayseri Dışkale
    Muş Özmen N., Kevseroğlu Ö.
    IV. Kentsel Morfoloji Sempozyumu, Konya, Turkey, 31 May - 02 June 2023, pp.570-583
  3. Alternative Shelter Design Suggestions During and After an Earthquake: Solutions for Indoor and Outdoor Spaces
    Kurtuluş V. B., Muş Özmen N.
    ICE 2023 – International Conference on Istanbul and Earthquake, İstanbul, Turkey, 04 March 2023

Academic and Administrative Experience

2023 - Continues Communication and Social Media Commission Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık
2022 - Continues Deputy Head of Department Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık
2022 - Continues Akreditasyon, Sürekli Gelişim ve Yenilenme Kurulu Üyesi Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık
2021 - Continues Birim Kalite Komisyonu Üyesi Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık
2023 - 2023 Part-Time Student Commission Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık
2022 - 2023 Faculty Academic Data Collection Commission Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık

Courses

Introduction to Architecture, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024
Digital Fabrication, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024, 2022 - 2023, 2021 - 2022, 2020 - 2021
Media Literacy, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024, 2022 - 2023, 2021 - 2022, 2020 - 2021
Design Fabrication, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024
Architectural Design II, Undergraduate, 2022 - 2023, 2020 - 2021
Architectural Design I, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024, 2021 - 2022
Model Making, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024, 2022 - 2023, 2021 - 2022
Design Practices Studio, Undergraduate, 2023 - 2024
Design Implementations, Undergraduate, 2022 - 2023
Architectural Design IV, Undergraduate, 2021 - 2022
Experimental Design Studio, Undergraduate, 2022 - 2023
Basics of Design, Undergraduate, 2022 - 2023
Architectural Design III, Undergraduate, 2020 - 2021
Modern Art ve Space, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Sociology in Industry, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Conceptual Design, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Industrial Design II, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019, 2017 - 2018
Product Design IV, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019, 2017 - 2018, 2016 - 2017
Product Design V, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Graduation Project, Undergraduate, 2017 - 2018, 2016 - 2017
Industrial Design I, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Product Design I, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Design History, Undergraduate, 2017 - 2018
Design History, Undergraduate, 2017 - 2018

Scientific Refereeing

Space and Culture, Journal Indexed in AHCI, September 2022

Scientific Consultations

ERKUT 1935 Entrance Hall Design: National Student Project Competition, Scientific Consultancy, Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık, Turkey, 2024 - 2024
Mondi A.Ş., Project Consultancy, Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık, Turkey, 2022 - 2023
Kaymet: Metalden Fikirler: Ulusal Metal Ürün Tasarım Yarışması , Scientific Consultancy, Abdullah Gul University, Mimarlık Fakültesi, Mimarlık, Turkey, 2022 - 2022

Metrics

Research Areas

Social Sciences and Humanities, Sociology, Social Strafication and Mobility, Architecture, Urban Planning and Development, Building Information, Building Design, Architectural Design, Industrial Design

Non Academic Experience

Business Establishment Private, Demars İnşaat, Architecture
Business Establishment Private, Boytaş Mobilya A.Ş. , Ar-Ge