Architectural experiences and experiments in the public sphere

Önür, Selahattin


Liveability in urban spaces: the case of Orhangazi Urban Square
Yorulmaz, Hülya; Kayasü, Serap; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2013)
Urban space has transformed as a result of changing dynamics in 21th century. It has started to be considered as a consumer-focused by physical interventions. At this point, the concept of liveability has become significant since it approaches urban space in a holistic approach. This thesis discusses livability of urban square as it is one of the best places where liveability of urban space can be examined. In this study, Orhangazi Urban Square is chosen as a case study area. The aim of this study is to rev...
Spatio-temporal structuration of art and cultural events mediated urban experience in Beyoğlu
Kahya, Güzin Yeliz; Ataöv Demirkan, Anlı; Department of City and Regional Planning (2015)
Over last 15 years, range of cultural events responding varied kinds of transculturally shaped and shared interests have embedded in the use of urban space in Beyoğlu, Istanbul. Locations of them have constituted dynamic self-organized clustering patterns in the vicinity of Istiklal Avenue. As bringing a focus on transpatially structured, cultural events mediated encounters and coexistences, the thesis simultaneously deals with spatial structuration of the cultural events through situating particular locati...
Going public: women's experience of everyday urban public space in Ankara across generations between the 1950s and the 1980s
Tuncer, Selda; Saktanber, Ayşe Nur; Department of Sociology (2014)
The central concern of this study is the interrelationship between space and gender, focusing on the everyday lives of women in urban public spaces. Presented as a comprehensive research on how women access and use public spaces in urban everyday life in the case of Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, the main objective of this study is to understand how they perceive and relate to the public as the outside world in its most inclusive sense. Based on an analysis of womens accounts of public space, the study...
Public participation in local decision-making processes, the case of Bodrum
Avcıoğlu, Ozan; Şengül, Hüseyin Tarık; Department of Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (2012)
Various assumptions exist regarding the relationship between socio-economic factors as income and education, and personal factors as age and gender, and political participation. In an attempt to test the veracity of these widely held assumptions, this study initially examines the relationship between socio-economic factors (education and income) and personal factors (age and gender) and political participation. Secondly, interest and perception of people about politics and municipal administration were inve...
Impact assessment of major urban interventions on the cultural heritage of Fener and Balat Districts
Dinler, Mesut; Şahin Güçhan, Neriman; Restoration in Department of Architecture (2013)
Fener and Balat districts are two neighboring historic districts significant with their urban pattern constituted throughout history, authentic features in the buildings/monuments/city walls and being located within the boundaries of Golden Horn, integration with their social and physical environment. What makes Fener and Balat districts a unique case is that urban interventions have been continuously implemented in these districts starting from mid-1980s. First one of these interventions is Golden Horn Coa...
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S. Önür, “Architectural experiences and experiments in the public sphere,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1992.