Two modes of urbanization and urbanism in a peripheral town of Turkey: the case of Beypazari

Erbas, Mehmet


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Hakyemez, Dilara; Gökce, Fuat; Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Department of Architecture (2016)
In Turkey, many cities’ histories date back to ages ago. Many Anatolian cities are multilayered cities which mean cities can contain two or more different periods’ traces, ruins, monuments or parts, and Eskişehir is one of these multilayered cities. The city has been home to many cultures and civilizations, like Phrygians, Lydians, Roman and Ottoman Empires. In this thesis, identity of city will be trying to analyze; the permanent marks and also changes will be searched in the case of Eskişehir. Characteris...
A Benjaminian re-reading of the “urban image” at the verge of the 21st century
Binboğa, Seçil; Erzen, Jale Adile; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2013)
The aim of this thesis is to put forward a critical perspective into the metropolis of the 21st Century through the critical materialist historiography of Walter Benjamin, and in the light of the idea of montage by Dziga Vertov. For this purpose, the methodological approach of these two authors, called “thinking in images”, and their basic montage concepts; “dialectical image” and “interval” will be assessed in order to develop a critical reading of the dialectic between the urban image and the urban readin...
Analysis of urban morphology in squatter transformation areas
Şahin, Mustafa Raşit; Yetişkul Şenbil, Emine; Department of City and Regional Planning (2014)
The impacts and results of urban transformation has been discussed as an important issue in developing countries by different disciplines as political economy, urban design, city planning and urban sociology. Urban transformation projects in Turkey are mainly criticized since the main focus is about physical transformation. In this context, the aim of the study is to determine what quality of space is produced by urban transformation projects in Turkey. Urban transformation projects creates a different scal...
The Role of festivals in urban identity: a study on the relationship between perception and experience of place; case of Şeb-i Arus
Fındıklar, Çiğdem; Şenol Balaban, Meltem; Department of City and Regional Planning (2017)
Festivals, besides their entertainment features, constitute connections between communities and places. Collective perceptions and experiences about a place generate the identity of that place. Since festivals have stories about their locals or themes that appeal for specific groups, they can be defined as place icons which contribute the symbols of peoples’ memories and experiences that make the place more personal and unique. In the global competition of cities, festivals are often placed among the first ...
The Political construction of urban development projects: The Political construction of urban development projects : the case of İzmir
Penpecioğlu, Mehmet; Keskinok, Hüseyin Çağatay; Department of Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (2012)
Urban Development Projects (UDPs) have become hegemonic projects of redefining urban political priorities. The political construction of UDPs could not only be investigated through analyzing capital accumulation processes. To reveal how UDPs are politically constructed, this thesis investigates how governmental and non-governmental agents form a hegemonic block to mobilize hegemonic discursive practices and coercive-legislative mechanisms in the formation of UDPs. A Lefebvrian-inspired neo-Gramscian theoret...
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M. Erbas, “Two modes of urbanization and urbanism in a peripheral town of Turkey: the case of Beypazari,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1995.