Scholars Journal of Research in Agriculture and Biology, vol.3, no.1, pp.155-165, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
Aim: This study aims to present the design process of an education and administrative
building for the Faculty of Agriculture, which was founded in 1995 and started education in
2002, in Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey.
Method: The design approach for the Faculty of Agriculture was discussed with respect to
innovative spatial characteristics, ability to respond to the nature of scientific and academic
work and the capacity to provide a future vision.
Results: Universities, as dynamic constructs, necessitate spatial designs that could keep
up with current requirements and innovative scientific work. The present study provides an
insight of spatial planning for academic buildings specifically designed for administrative
and educational functions regarding the particular needs of the curricular formation of a
Conclusion: Universities are educational institutions that provide academic training, skills
and proficiency for individuals while improving the country and the region in terms of
economic and cultural perspectives. Participants of such institutions need enclosed areas,
such as classrooms, offices and laboratories, for their scientific and academic work and
open spaces where they could socialize, relax and perform their physical activities in their
spare time. The physical characteristics and qualities of these areas significantly affect the
sociological, psychological and academic development of individuals through a direct
influence of utilization patterns.
Keywords: Agriculture education; Architectural Design; Faculty of Agriculture; Functional