Year 2021, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 1 - 25 2021-01-30

Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily

Işıl ESEN [1] , Pınar DİNÇ KALAYCI [2]


With the rapid spread and easy access of the Internet, the concept of digital media has entered all areas of life. Media tools, which are highly related with professions, affected the discipline of architecture as well and changed its dynamics in terms of design, production, marketing and advertising. In this context, a closer look to the media concept becomes necessary due to its triggering effect on critical thinking in architecture. In this study, 5 functions of digital media will be introduced in detail and the Archdaily platform, one of the most popular and widely used new media of Architecture, will be analyzed via these functions. For this, 967 posts published by Arcdaily in 2019 were analysed. In addition to the main hypothesis ‘Does Archdaily operate as a new architectural medium?’, sub-analyzes was carried out to see how Archdaily contributed to the world of architecture. Findings indicated that Archdaily was active in fulfilling all the 5 functions of media, though 3 functions, which are “socializing”, “providing cultural continuity” and “entertaining”, were observed to be fulfilled less than giving information and creating/shaping public opinion. Furthermore, qualitative analyses have shown that media functions were associated with the contents of publications. Findings imply the need of digital platforms to increase their activities in all functions equally and even surprise or exceed the 5 functions theory by adding new dimensions.
media, digital media, new media in architecture, archdaily
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Primary Language en
Subjects Architecture
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-0344-5625
Author: Işıl ESEN (Primary Author)
Institution: GAZI UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1932-9477
Author: Pınar DİNÇ KALAYCI
Institution: GAZI UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : January 30, 2021

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APA Esen, I , Dinç Kalaycı, P . (2021). Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily . GRID - Architecture Planning and Design Journal , 4 (1) , 1-25 . DOI: 10.37246/grid.776887
MLA Esen, I , Dinç Kalaycı, P . "Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily" . GRID - Architecture Planning and Design Journal 4 (2021 ): 1-25 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/grid/issue/60130/776887>
Chicago Esen, I , Dinç Kalaycı, P . "Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily". GRID - Architecture Planning and Design Journal 4 (2021 ): 1-25
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ISNAD Esen, Işıl , Dinç Kalaycı, Pınar . "Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily". GRID - Architecture Planning and Design Journal 4 / 1 (January 2021): 1-25 . https://doi.org/10.37246/grid.776887
AMA Esen I , Dinç Kalaycı P . Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily. GRID. 2021; 4(1): 1-25.
Vancouver Esen I , Dinç Kalaycı P . Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily. GRID - Architecture Planning and Design Journal. 2021; 4(1): 1-25.
IEEE I. Esen and P. Dinç Kalaycı , "Rise and Functions of New Media in Architecture: An Investigation via Archdaily", GRID - Architecture Planning and Design Journal, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-25, Jan. 2021, doi:10.37246/grid.776887