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Renée Elaine Sazci

Why Begin a Twitter Chat?: A Guide for Architecture and Urban Planning

by Renée Elaine Sazci

With the rise of Twitter chats being implemented within the fields or architecture and urban planning, and as a participant to many, I recently interviewed a few coordinators from my favorite chats: Joe Peach from This B... Read article

Top 20 International Landscape Architecture & Design Websites 2012: Giants of Landscape Architecture Online

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On June 4, 2012 we released the Top 20 International Urban Planning Websites 2012, and on June 11, 2012 the Top 20 International Architecture Websites 2012. Now it is Landscape Architecture’s time to shine. We searche... Read article

Top 20 International Architecture Websites 2012: Giants of Architecture Online

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On June 4, 2012 we released the Top 20 International Urban Planning Websites 2012, now it’s architecture’s turn. We searched for your international architectural sources, using Alexa International Rankings, and found the... Read article

Top 20 International Urban Planning Websites 2012: Giants of Urban Planning Online

by Renée Elaine Sazci

Wondering where urban planners around the world get their news, where they are spending their valuable time, and where you should be looking too? The Grid scoured the Internet, and using Alexa International Rankings, ... Read article

Hub Istanbul: Social Innovation through Placemaking, Coworking

by Renée Elaine Sazci

If you had an empty warehouse and a pen and paper, what infinite uses would you create? Art space; meeting or event space; a library; a cafeteria or cafe; an acoustic or sound room; a gaming room; a gallery; yoga or m... Read article

2012 America's Top Architecture Undergraduate and Graduate Schools

by Renée Elaine Sazci

Architectural Record's November 2011 issue released the 2012 Top 10 Architecture Undergraduate and Graduate programs based upon which programs are best at preparing students for professional practice, courtesy of ¨Desi... Read article

"Taksim Belongs to Pedestrians" with Hans Venhuizen: Becoming Istanbul at SALT Beyoglu

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On October 1, 2011, SALT Beyoğlu hosted the event "The Making Of - Taksim Belongs to Pedestrians," moderated by Hans Venhuizen. The second of the English-language "The Making Of" events held at SALT, this  particular gat... Read article

"The Making Of - Plans for Beyoglu" with Hans Venhuizen: Becoming Istanbul at SALT Beyoğlu

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On September 17, 2011, Hans Venhuizen moderated The Making of - Plans for Beyoğlu at SALT Beyoğlu. At this event, which ran from 2:00-5:30pm, we discussed Istanbul's historic Beyoğlu district, the same district that is h... Read article

"What Inspires Design in Istanbul?" with Superpool: Becoming Istanbul at SALT Beyoğlu

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On September 13, 2011, Gregers Tang Thomsen and Selva Gürdoğan, of Superpool, in collaboration with Project and Projects, lead a talk at SALT Beyoğlu entitled "What Inspires Design in Istanbul."  The discussion revolved ... Read article

Social Media Implementation in Architecture: Sanal Architecture Interview

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On a rainy day in the district of Arnavutköy in Istanbul, Turkey, I met with Alexis Şanal of Şanal Architecture to discuss her architecture firms' uses, successes, and failures in implementing and utilizing social media ... Read article

Six Pixels of Separation: Your Social Media Guide to Building Trust, Creating Content

by Renée Elaine Sazci

On November 13, 2009, Mashable named Six Pixels of Separation one of the Five Must Read Social Media Books.  I am always a little weary of “must reads” because I feel a sells pitch in there somewhere, but more than a yea... Read article

Internet Directory Listings for Urban Planners, Urban Designers, and Urban Planning Consultancies

by Renée Elaine Sazci

While most urban planners and urban designers won't be sought out by individuals, but rather business to business (B2B) because of the nature of their work, there are consultants who can benefit from advertising on the "... Read article

Free Internet Directory Listings for Engineers and Engineering Firms

by Renée Elaine Sazci

When a potential client is searching for an engineer or engineering firm, they may find themselves sitting in front of the computer and Googling (Google.com) the following terms: "find a structural engineer," "architectu... Read article

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