Akademik Personel

Ad Soyad : Ali Kemal ARKUN
Fakülte : Mimarlık Fakültesi
Personel türü : Akademik
Bölüm : KENTSEL TASARIM VE PEYZAJ MİMARLIĞI - Urban Design and Landscape Architecture
Ünvanı : Yrd. Doç. Dr.
E-Posta : alikemalarkun@yahoo.com - alikemalarkun@amasya.edu.tr
Dahili : 1754
Oda No : 210

Update : 2017.05.11

    Assistant Professor Dr. Ali Kemal ARKUN       


 2013  - 2014 




Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture.

Department of Urban Renewal.


2005 - 2012


  PhD Degree    



Department of Landscape Architecture*

PhD Dissertation : Ankara Ulus Historic City Center’s Cultural Landscape Components’ Change and Transformation

* CGPA: 3.90 / 4.00


 2010 June -    


   Graduate Research



interDaF e. V. am Herder-Institut.

Intensive German Course.

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) ISK Scholarship.


 2007 - 2008      

  Graduate Research


Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture.

Department of Urban Renewal.

European Union Erasmus Success Scholarship.


 1998 - 2003  



    Bachelor Degree



Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design* (B.F.A.)

* CGPA: 3.70 / 4.00 - Department’s 1st Rank Student

* 1999 - 2003 Academic Outstanding Success Scholarship



 1996 - 1993

TED Ankara College High School. Ankara, Turkey.


 1990 - 1993

TED Ankara College Secondary School. Ankara, Turkey.


 1987 - 1990

ATA College Primary School. İstanbul, Turkey.


 1985 - 1987

Or-an Perihan İnan Primary School. Ankara.

 AWARDS - GRANTS                                                                            

 ● 2013 - 2014

The Council of Higher Education Post-doctorate Research Scholarship

Kassel University. Germany.


● 2010


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship

interDaF e. V. am Herder-Institut : Intensive German Language Course

Leipzig University. Germany.


● 2007 - 2008


European Union  European Commission Erasmus Program Scholarship

Doctorate research. Kassel University. Germany. 


● 2003 - 1999


Bilkent University. Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Academic Success Scholarship for 4 years.

Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Department’s 1st Rank Student.


● 2003 May

Baris Eyikan Kilinc Urban Design Students' Competition. 1st Prize.


● 2002 April

Ankara, Güvenpark and Its Vicinity Urban Landscape Design Competition. 3rd Prize.


● 1999 - 1998

Bilkent University, School Of English Language, Preparatory School.

Outstanding Success Certificate.



 RESEARCH INTERESTS                                                                      

  • Ankara
  • Computer Aided Landscape Design
  • Cultural Landscape
  • Ecological Design
  • Environmental problems caused by urbanization
  • Estate and residence landscape master planning and design
  • Hard landscape elements and materials
  • History of Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape assessment
  • Landscape detailing
  • Landscape urbanism
  • Neighborhood Housing Development
  • New Pedestrianism
  • New Urbanism
  • Placemaking
  • Principles of Intelligent Urbanism
  • Public space, globalization
  • Research Methods
  • Smart growth
  • Soft landscape elements and materials
  • Sustainable Urbanism
  • Urban acupuncture
  • Urban renewal
  • Urban village
  • Urbanism
  • Walkability
  • Waterfront Design


  WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                           

  ● Present



AMASYA UNIVERSITY. Faculty of Architecture.  Amasya.

Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design

Assistant Professor


● 2012 November

    2009 June  



Senior Landscape Architect and Urban Designer

● 2011 December

Turkish Central Bank Turkish Lira Sign Designs

● 2011 April

Turkish Petroleum International Company Logo Designs

● 2011 January

Tarsus City Logo Designs

● 2010 April - August

Union of Turkish Bar Associations Headquarters’ Landscape Construction


● 2010 March - June

Türk Telekom Ankara Regional Offices and Branches Fire and Rescue Plans

● 2010 January

Antalya Tekirova Tourism Area Preliminary Urban Design and Landscape Project

● 2009 September

Kırsehir Nature Park Preliminary Landscape Project

● 2009 January - April

Istanbul Zincirlikuyu Gendarme Houses Preliminary Landscape Project


● 2008 December

    2006 June


General Manager. 


● 2006 January - June

Iraq - New Sulaimany University Landscape Project (Assistant)

● 2006 January  - May

Istanbul - Anadolu Courthouse Landscape Project

● 2005 June - December

Ankara - Sinan Aygün Villa’s Landscape Design

● 2004

Izmir Pananos  Beach Urban Design and Landscape Project


● 2006 July

   2004 December 


Landscape Architect and Urban Designer


İzmir - Mavisehir Housing Landscape Project

Ankara - Subayevleri - Valley Housing Landscape Project

Kocaeli - Gebze Gaziler Mountain Recreation Area Landscape Project

Kocaeli - Gebze Esref Bitlis Park Area Landscape Project

Kocaeli - Dogu Kısla Park Area Preliminary Landscape Project

Eskisehir - Technopolis Preliminary Urban Design and Landscape Project

Kocaeli - Ulaslı Waterfront Urban Design and Landscape Project

Nevsehir - Avanos Kızılırmak River Bank Preliminary Landscape Project

Bolu - Atatürk Forest Park Preliminary Landscape Project

Bursa - Nilufer Stream Riverbed Development and Landscape Project

Antalya - Masadagı Recreation Area Preliminary Landscape Project

Ankara - Middle East Technical University EBI Building Landscape Project

Ankara - Etimesgut Central Business Area Conceptual Rehabilitation Project

Antalya - Kepez Municipality Building Preliminary Landscape Project

Ankara - Middle East Technical University Technopolis - SATGEB Landscape Project

Ankara - Mogan Lake Urban Design and Landscape Project


● 2004 June –


Kocaeli - Armada Residence Landscape Project

● 2004 June -  


Ankara - Dikmen District’s Akpinar Neighborhood Park Area Landscape Project

● 2004 January  - May

Ankara - Dikmen District’s Hilal Neighborhood Park Area Landscape Project.

● 2003 June –


Ankara - İs Turkuaz Housing Development Landscape Project

● 2003 August –


Nevsehir, Ürgüp - Kayakapı Cultural And Natural Environment Conservation and

Revitalization Project’s Landscape Analysis Value Assessment Phase

● 2003 June -  August


MELEN System’s - Istanbul Water Supply Project Stage 2 - Cumhuriyet Pumping Station’s Landscape Rehabilitation Project


● 2003 May - August


Landscape Architect  and Urban Designer

Adıyaman Urban Park Urban Design and Landscape Project


● 2002 - 2003

Mardin Historic City Center Urban Design Project


● 2002


BILKENT UNIVERSITY. Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design.

Technical Drawing and Lettering 1 Course. Instructor Assistant.


● 2002

Austria Klagenfurt Wörthersee East Coast Urban Design Project

● 1999 June - January


Assistant Student.





 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE                              

Turkish Chamber of Landscape Architects

The Establishment Date : 1994 The Number of Members : 6249 (14 May 17)
Konur 2 k. No: 34/8 Kızılay / ANKARA - TÜRKİYE  Tel: (+90312) 418 62 50

Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA)
The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) was founded in 1968. The goal of this self-regulating Association is the improvement, advancement, and promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The association maintains standards of professional practice and conduct to serve and protect the public interest. The association administers The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects Act. 

Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF)
The objectives of LACF are to support research, communication and scholarship that contribute to meeting the ideals of the profession of landscape architecture. To achieve these objectives, LACF solicits, receives and manages gifts, grants and legacies; sets policies and establishes program priorities; and reviews, funds and communicates its activities and programs. Over the past two decades, LACF has supported a wide range of projects including habitat design guidelines, historic research and documentation, oral histories, professional education programs, design research, conference proceedings and communication projects. Funding for the LACF grants program has been made possible through the generous donations of the CSLA College of Fellows, CSLA component associations, individual and group donors, and through bequests to the Foundation.

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 68 student chapters. The Society's mission is to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments. Members of the Society use the “ASLA” suffix after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession.  The Society's mission is to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments.

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA), established in 1934, is a professional organization with over 1,900 landscape architects as members represented by provincial and territorial associations plus academic programs across the nation.

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)
The International Federation of Landscape Architects is the body representing Landscape Architects worldwide. Its purpose is to coordinate the activities of member associations when dealing with global issues, and to ensure that the profession of landscape architecture continues to prosper as it continues to effect the design and management of our environment.

Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF)
Since 1986, LAF has awarded over $900,000 in scholarships and fellowships to nearly 500 students. These awards support new generations of landscape architects by recognizing leadership, rewarding superior student performance, encouraging diversity, supporting original research, and assisting students with unmet financial need.

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA)
The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture is composed of virtually all the programs of higher learning in landscape architecture in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. There also are individual and institutional members from many other parts of the world who belong to the CELA family.  All members of the faculties from these institutions are invited to participate in CELA as are others who possess an interest in the academic practice of landscape architecture. The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture can trace its beginnings to 1920 and for more than ninety years it has been concerned with the content and quality of professional education in landscape architecture.  CELA Facebook.

Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards  (CLARB) and Landscape Architect Registration Exam (LARE)
CLARB's mission is to foster the public health, safety and welfare related to the use and protection of the natural and built environment affected by the practice of landscape architecture. To accomplish this mission, the organization provides programs and services to its members that regulate the landscape architectural profession through the enforcement of licensure laws that ensure consistency in competency of landscape architects and others involved in making decisions affecting the development and conservation of land.

Landscape Architecture Student Society.  The goal of LASS at the UofG is to enhance all aspects of student life.  LASS works with fellow students and the faculty to coordinate both educational, social events and other activities for landscape architecture students.  Follow LASS on social media via Facebook or Twitter.

Land 8 Lounge
Land 8 Lounge is a useful website for students and professionals - a global connection to Landscape Architecture. Website aims to build up the profession through the sharing of work and ideas.

Landscape Architecture Resource
Landscape Architecture Resource is an online landscape architecture job board, network and professional directory designed to help increase communication and networking amongst landscape architects, students, educators, consultants, materials suppliers and other professionals involved in making designs into reality. Our goal is to help landscape architects get more done in less time with less pain and more fun! This means having useful information at your fingertips and being able to easily find the people, materials, products, companies and tools that you need each day

European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS)
The European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools exists to foster and develop scholarship in landscape architecture throughout Europe by strengthening contacts and enriching the dialogue between members of Europe's landscape academic community and by representing the interests of this community within the wider European social and institutional context.

"Your Path to Landscape Architecture" (ASLA)

I Want to Become A Landscape Architect (video)

Be A Landscape Architect (Landscape Institute)

Your Land.   Special Landscape Architecture Magazine Supplement

Atlantic Provinces Association of Landscape Architects  (APALA)

Association des Architectes Paysagistes du Québec  (AAPQ)

Ontario Association of Landscape Architects  (OALA)

Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects  (MALA)

Saskatchewan Association of Landscape Architects  (SALA)

Alberta Association of Landscape Architects  (AALA)

British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects  (BCSLA)



 * URBAN DESIGN                                                                               

Urban Design Group

Journal of Urbanism

Journal of Urban Design

Urban Design International


New Urban News

New Towns

Urban Design - Wikipedia

Urban Design - RUDI (Resource for urban design information)

New Urbanism

New Urbanism - Congress for the New Urbanism

Transit Oriented Development

Transit Oriented Development - Reconnecting America

US High Speed Rail Association

Urban Design Information

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Urban Land Institute

Landscape Architecture

American Institute of Architects

American Planning Association

International Society of City and Regional Planners

Council of European Urbanism

Katarxis Urbanism

Katarxis Urban Design

Intbau Urbanism

Urban Design Compendium

A Vision of Europe

Urban Lovers

The City Fix
The Original Green

Transect Information

Urban Design Examples


UPDATE : 21.05.2017