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Architect Behaeddin Student Awards Competition 2019

Architect Behaeddin Student Awards Competition 2019
Published Date: Thursday, 26 September 2019

Architect Behaeddin Student Awards Competition 2019

In honour of the memory of the Turkish Cypriot Modernist Architect Ahmed Vural Behaeddin, EMU Rector's Office and the Faculty of Architecture are organizing an Architecture and Interior Architecture Students Awards Competition. "Architect Behaeddin Student Awards" calls for entries by students of Architecture and Interior Architecture from all Universities in North Cyprus and in Turkey. Students can participate with their 2018-2019 Fall Semester or 2018-2019 Spring Semester projects. This year graduates will also be able to participate in the competition with the representation of their completed projects in the above mentioned semestres.


Awards of Architect Behaeddin Student Awards Competion will be given in 4 Categories

Third and fourth year students can apply to this cempetition with their Architectural or Interior Architectural Design projcets accomplished in the previous year, and presented as a poster in the format described below.



Certificates will be given for participation; and 250 British Pounds (STG) for each winner will be given to the all four categories.


Application Requirements

For application, students must fill in the application form that can be obtained from their departments in their universities (Architecture and Interior Architecture). The material to be submitted should be prepared according to the submission requirements described below.

Download The Application Form: 

app form.pdf


Submission Requirements

For each submission, the student should fill in an application form that he/she would obtain from his/her Department of his/her own University.The submission must be in hard-copy and digital format (Submission can be delivered via cargo):


The participants are expected to present their completed projects on a single vertical sheet of 70X100cm format, preferably on a mountable material. (The presented sheet should not contain any personal information on the front. However, the participants are expected to emphasize their sheet with a 5 number code; their Department (Architecture or Interior Architecture); and the academic year of the project (3rd, or 4th) at the back, right top corner of the sheet, as indicated in the application form). The filled application form, signed by the director of the project or the head of the related department should be enclosed in a sealed envelope and sent to the competition. Any kind of identification (the student's university, name, and / or any other information) should not be seen on the front of the sheet; and university name should not be available on any place of the sheet. There will be only 5 digits on the envelope.


-The printed poster format: The submission sheet should be well packaged and submitted to the given address below on the 21st of October 2019, Monday. Submission will be made to the Jury Reposters, and a letter of receipt will be given in turn. (The project can be re-collected back after the exhibition from the Faculty of Architectue, EMU on the 4th of November, Friday, between 10:00-12:00 am. Please note that no responsibility will be taken for the projects damaged during the exhibition and the ones that are not collected on the defined date and time).


-The digital format: CD/DVD containing the work that should be at least 300dpi, in PDF format and CMYK color mode.


Jury Vote System

There will be only one jury to select the prizes of all categories. The final jury decision will be announced with a written repot.



Çağdaş Özgece

Ebru Olgun

Ertuğ Ertuğrul

Esat Fişek

Nevzat Sayın

Resul Ergün


General Coordinator

Ekrem Ziver Bodamyalızade



Banu Tevfikler Çavuşoğlu


Advisory Board

Hakkı Atun

Prof.Dr. Özgür Dinçyürek

Prof.Dr. Resmiye Alpar Atun

Tülin Behaeddin

Prof.Dr. Uğur Ulaş Dağlı


Organization Committee

Prof.Dr. Ayhan Usta, İstanbul Kültür University, Faculty of Architecture

Prof.Dr. Mukaddes Polay, Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Architecture

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Banu Tevfikler Çavuşoğlu, Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Architecture

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Elmira Gür, İstanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Kağan Günçe,  Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Architecture

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Murat Şahin, Özyeğin University, Faculty of Architecture and Design

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Zehra Öngül, Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Architecture

Assist.Prof.Dr. Alp Karaca, Cyprus American University, Faculty of Fine Arts

Assist.Prof.Dr..Ehsan Reza, Cyprus International University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Architecture and Design Assist.Prof.Dr. Nilay Bilsel, European University of Lefke, Faculty of Architecture

Dr. Füsun Çizmeci Yöreş, Yıldız Technical University, Faculty of Architecture

Dr. Salih Salbacak, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University, Faculty of Architecture and Design


Secretarial / Jury Reporters

Hasan Doğan

Kerem Cemil Özer

Özge Selen Koç


Competetion Calendar

Declaration of the University Representatives as Organization Committee Member            : 02 August 2019, Friday

Informative Announcement to the Organization Committee                       : 17 September 2019, Tuesday

Student Project Submission Date                                                                    : 21 October 2019, Monday

Jury Evaluation Date                                                                                          : 23 October2019, Wednesday

Awards Ceremony and Exhibition Opening                                                  : 25 October 2019, Friday

Exhibition Duration                                                                                             : 25 October – 01 November 2019