An agent-oriented approach to the analysis of urban transformation process: Ankara-Dikmen Valley within the context of sustainable urban development

Türker-Devecigil, Pınar Aypek


Reconsidering the role civil initatives in the disaster management system of Turkey
Turhan, Ayça; Balamir, Murat; Department of City and Regional Planning (2005)
The 1999 earthquakes revealed serious gaps in the Turkish disaster management system. The lack of coordination and cooperation between governmental and non-governmental organizations, limits in the legal framework and the lack of policies and plans about disaster preparedness and mitigation are basic. It is highly relevant therefore to expose these deficiencies and find which changes are necessary for capacity building in civil initiatives and which policies can be put into practice to form a strong and a s...
The changing morphology of urban greenways, Ankara, 1923-1960
Burat, Sinan; Aktüre, Sevgi; Department of City and Regional Planning (2008)
Despite the abundance of descriptive studies on the urban development plans of Ankara, analytical studies on specific features of these plans, especially on implementation and modification processes are scarce. This study examines the green space structure brought in Jansen’s 1932 development plan of Ankara, the way it was implemented and the modifications that a component of this structure was subject to. The 1932 Jansen plan is a holistic and comprehensive plan that contained a conceptual green space stru...
A Study on social sustainability: the case of doğanbey urban renewal project in Bursa
Hürol, Hatice Yasemin; Zelef, Mustafa Haluk; Department of Architecture (2014)
Sustainability in architecture is discussed mostly in terms of economic and environmental dimensions. However, this thesis mainly purposes to argue the issues taking part in determining social sustainability as a relatively independent area. This study includes the analysis of impacts of urban renewal projects carried out in existing urban areas which faces socially and culturally depression process within the whole city. Later on, this discussion will be concretized on the case study of Doğanbey Urban Rene...
Critical evaluation of “adjacent areas” concept from urban growth perspective in Turkish urban planning: the case of Ankara
Yıldırım, Sibel; Keskinok, Hüseyin Çağatay; Department of City and Regional Planning (2008)
The effects of expansion of cities on the fringe area are still the common problems of several countries as well as Turkey. The main problem stemming from rapid urban growth was described as urban sprawl that has been used as waste of land, time, and natural resources. Although sprawl becomes usually unplanned, uncontrolled, and uncoordinated, it can be claimed that some local and national government policies triggers the urban sprawl by creating planned areas more than required. The growth management polic...
Spatial formation of the interface between university and city: consideration of the interfaces of Ankara University and METU in their own contexts
Köse, Semra; Günay, Baykan; Department of City and Regional Planning (2010)
Universities have a significant role in society as they are generators of economic activity, as land developers, as neighbors and as property owners. Therefore it is a focal point in the community. Every university lives within a surrounding community. They have been creating their own relations with the neighborhoods. The space that the university confronts with the city is shaped according to the needs of the people from the university and the inhabitants of the area. Between the university and the city, ...
Citation Formats
P. A. Türker-Devecigil, “An agent-oriented approach to the analysis of urban transformation process: Ankara-Dikmen Valley within the context of sustainable urban development ,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2003.