Publications

LATEST PUBLICATIONS (2005-2013)

Research Project (2009-2012)

PAK, B. 2012. A Virtual Environment for Analysis and Evaluation of Alternative Urban Development Projects for the Brussels Capital Region, Institute for the encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels, Prospective Research for Brussels Project 2012. (430 pages)

Book Chapters

PAK, B., NEWTON, C. (2012) Eversion as a Generative Metaphor for Situating Virtual Worlds in Architecture and Urban Design Education, Virtual Worlds in Online and Distance Education, Planned for publication by Athabasca University Press as an Open Access publication (online and print) in the Issues in Distance Education series edited by Terry Anderson (Athabasca University, Canada)  (accepted-forthcoming).

NEWTON, C.,PAK, B., (2013-forthcoming) Integrating critical (design) thinking into virtual learning environments: an exploration of the possibilities through theory and design,”E-learning” edited by Petar Jandric & Damir Boras, to be published by Polytechnic of Zagreb.

LANDRENEAU, E, OZENER, O, PAK, B, AKLEMAN, E, and KEYSER,J, 2006 Interactive Rule-Based Design – An experimental interface for conceptual design, Van Leeuwen, J.P. and H.J.P. Timmermans (eds.) Innovations in Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning, Dordrecht: Springer, ISBN-10: 1-4020-5059-3, ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-5059-6, p. 433-446.

Book Editing
AG-UKRIKUL, C., PAK, B., 2011, Brussels/canal: Everyday spaces in transition, uAD studio 2010-11, International Program Urban Architecture Design Track, Semester 01, Sint-Lucas School of Architecture Publications, Brussels/Belgium, ISBN:9789081323833. (Available as a print book)

Journal Papers

PAK, B., VERBEKE J. (2012) Design Studio 2.0: Augmenting Reflective Architectural Design Learning Using Social Software and Information Aggregation Services, Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITCon) Vol. 17 ISSN 1874-4753.

PAK, B, OZENER, O,ERDEM, A, 2006 Utilizing customizable Generative Design Tools in Digital Design Studio: Xp-GEN experimental form generator, International Journal of Architectural Computing vol. 4 – no. 4, pp. 21-33.

PAK, B., ERDEM, A. 2010 Design Decisions in Computer-Aided and Conventional Architectural Design Processes, ITU Journal of Architecture ISSN: 1303-7005.

ERDEM, A, PAK, B, 2005, Information and Communication Technologies in Design Studio: New Tools, Strategies and Techniques at Work, ITU Journal of Faculty of Architecture Volume 2 / No 3-4 – spring – fall 2005 ISSN 1302-8324.

International Conference Papers

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. (2013), Walkability as a Performance Indicator for Urban Spaces, Strategies and Tools for the Social Construction of Experiences, Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, Delft Technical University  Faculty of Architecture, Delft.

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. (2013), Design Studio 2.0 in Luxembourg: Using Social Geographic Web Platforms to Enhance Design Learning, 47th Intern. ASA (Architectural Science Association) Conference, Hong Kong.

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J.  (2012) , A Web-based Geographic Virtual Environment for the Analysis and Evaluation of Alternative Urban Development Projects Prepared for Brussels, ACADIA 2012 Annual International Conference Synthetic Digital Ecologies October 18-21,  San Francisco, California.

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. (2012), Virtual Worlds and Architectural Education: A Typological Framework,  Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, Czech Technical University  Faculty of Architecture, Prague.

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. (2012), Affordable Web-based Collaborative Mapping Environments for the Analysis and Planning of the Green Networks of Brussels,  Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, Czech Technical University  Faculty of Architecture, Prague.

WÜRZER, G., PAK, B., (2012), Lawnmower: Designing a web-based visual programming environment that generates code to help students learn textual programming,  Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, Czech Technical University  Faculty of Architecture, Prague.

PAK, B., VROUWE, I. 2011 Design and Development of Low-Cost Portable Immersive Spaces, ACADIA Conference 2011 Integration Through Computation University of Calgary, Canada

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. 2011,Usability as a Key Quality Characteristic for Developing Context-friendly CAAD Tools and Environments, Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, University of Ljubljana (UL), Slovenia

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. , AG-UKRIKUL, C. 2011 An “Open-Source” International Urban Design Studio organized in Brussels, Utilizing a Web-based Geographic Virtual Environment Prototype for the Collaborative Analysis of a Fragile Urban Area, Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, University of Ljubljana (UL), Slovenia

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. 2010 A Virtual Environment Model for Analysis and Evaluation of Future Development Projects for a European Capital, Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule), Zürich

PAK, B., VERBEKE, J. 2010 Models for Creating the Prospective City: Opportunities and Challenges of 4D GIS and Virtual Environments, Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADe) Conference, ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule), Zürich

GLANVILLE, R., PAK, B. 2010 Quasi-Entailment Mesh, European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research, 2010, Vienna/Austria

PAK, B., KUHK, A. 2009 Re-inventing Brussels: how knowledge on alternative urban development projects can alter urban policies, The 4th International Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU), The New Urban Question, 2009. Amsterdam/Delft, p.1421

Design Periodicals

PAK, B. 2009. Challenging the Cultural Frameworks: a Dialogue with George Legrady, XXI Architecture Design Periodical, Istanbul. Vol 75 February 2009, ISSN: 1303-9598

PAK, B. 2009 Cutlery, Shoes, Faucet and UFO: Antwerp Port Authority Building. Yeni Mimar, Istanbul, Vol 75 July 2009. URL:http://www.yenimimar.com/index.php?action=displayArticle&ID=757

PAK, B,review of Marcos Novak’s latest exhibition “TURBULENT TOPOLOGIES” and interview with the artist. (XXI Architectural Design Periodical, July 2009)

ERDEM, A, PAK, B, 2007. A New Paradigm in Architecture: Real or Virtual? (Yeni Mimarlık Paradigması: Gerçek mi Sanal mı?), Arredamento Architecture Journal, December 2007, No. 208 pp.64, Boyut Publications, Istanbul