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ITU J Faculty Arch. 2012; 9(1): 23-36

Prof. Kemal Ahmet ARÛ - Biography

Nuran Zeren Gülersoy
Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul, TURKEY

Prof. Kemal Ahmet Arû was born in Üsküdar, Istanbul in 1912. He graduated from Galatasaray High School in 1932 and from the Department of Architecture at the Fine Arts Academy in 1937. In 1940 he began working as a research assistant at the Graduate School of Engineering (ITU). Between 1942-1946 he taught studio classes with Clemens Holzmeister and attended urbanism courses with Ord. Prof. Dr. Gustav Oelsner. In addition to his teaching post at the ITU he gave lectures at Yıldız Technical School and ITU Maçka Technical School. After assuming professorship in 1950, he was elected as the Head of Chair of Urbanism. He was elected as the Dean of ITU, Faculty of Architecture at different periods during 1954-1970. Kemal Ahmet Arû worked as visiting professor in Stuttgart in 1961-1962, in Berlin in 1963 and at Vienna Technical University in 1967. He was the Head of the Institute of Urbanism at ITU between 1967-1982.

Keywords: Prof. Kemal Ahmet Arû, architect, urban planner, biography

Nuran Zeren Gülersoy. Prof. Kemal Ahmet ARÛ - Biography. ITU J Faculty Arch. 2012; 9(1): 23-36

Corresponding Author: Nuran Zeren Gülersoy, Türkiye

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