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Celile Berk Butka


General Information


Occupation: Engineer-Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1915

Date of Death: March 06, 1984

Birth City: Istanbul

Notes: First female engineer-architect to graduate from Istanbul Technical University (1942).

Archive/Repository: Women

Sources: Biographical research, Dr. Meral Ekincioglu. Nancy Hadley, Manager, Archives and Records, the American Institute of Architects, e-mail to Meral Ekincioglu, July 24, 2014. Berk, Celile. Konya Evleri. Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University Publications, 1951. Berk, Celile. Sanatoryumlar. Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University Publications, 1950. Berk, Celile. “a Tuberculosis Sanatorium for Istanbul Turkey.” Master thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1947.  http://archnet.org/collections/850/authorities/6441


Specialties


Subject: Housing projects, urban planning, shopping centers


Jobs


Employer: Private practice

Title: Architect

Start Date: January 01, 1948

End Date: January 01, 1959


Employer: Private practice

Title: Architect

Start Date: January 01, 1959

End Date: January 01, 1972


Employer: Istanbul Technical University

Title: Assistant Professor

City: Istanbul

Notes: 1942-1946, 1950-1958


Collaborators


Name: Kemal Butka

Project: Anadolu Club-Buyukada Hotel architectural design competition

Notes: 1959


Apprenticeships


No apprenticeships on record


Awards


No awards on record


Exhibitions


No exhibitions on record


Notable Projects


No projects on record


Education


Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department: School of Architecture and Planning

Degree: Masters

Notes: 1946-1947


Institution: Istanbul Technical University

End Date: January 01, 1942


Licensing


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Professional Affiliations


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Publications By


Title: Ankara'da Yapılacak Bir Sinema - Otel Proje Müsabakası

Publication: Arkitekt

Volume: 76 (1946)

Page: 257

Date Published: January 01, 1946

Notes: Text by the editor. “Ankara'da Yapılacak Bir Sinema - Otel Proje Müsabakası.” in Arkitekt 76 (1946): 257.


Title: Sanatkârlar Anlaşamıyorlar!

Co-author: Reese, Childe. (Translated by Celile Berk).

Publication: Arkitekt

Volume: 163-164 (1945)

Page: 175-178.

Date Published: January 01, 1945

Notes: Reese, Childe. Sanatkârlar Anlaşamıyorlar!.Translated by Celile Berk. In Arkitekt 163-164 (1945): 175-178.


Title: Istanbul Radyoevi Proje Müsabakası

Publication: Arkitekt

Volume: 7-8 (1945

Page: 148-149

Date Published: January 01, 1945

Notes: Text by the editor. “Istanbul Radyoevi Proje Müsabakası.” in Arkitekt 7-8 (1945): 148-149.


Title: Ödemiş Şehir Müsabakası Jüri Raporu Kısaltımı

Publication: Arkitekt

Volume: 3-4

Page: 50-55

Date Published: January 01, 1945

Notes: Text by the editor. “Ödemiş Şehir Müsabakası Jüri Raporu Kısaltımı.” in Arkitekt 3-4 (1945): 50-55.


Title: A Tuberculosis Sanatorium for Istanbul Turkey (Master thesis)

Publisher: Massachusettts Institute of Technology

City: Cambridge

Date Published: January 01, 1947

Notes: Berk, Celile. “a Tuberculosis Sanatorium for Istanbul Turkey.” Master thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1947.


Title: Sanatoryumlar

Publisher: Istanbul Technical University Publications

City: Istanbul

Date Published: January 01, 1950

Notes: Berk, Celile. Sanatoryumlar. Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University Publications, 1950.


Title: Konya Evleri

Publisher: Istanbul Technical University Publications

City: Istanbul

Date Published: January 01, 1951

Notes: Berk, Celile. Konya Evleri. Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University Publications, 1951.


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