Transformation of urban sphere: Hacibayram square and its environment, Ankara

Yardımcı, Sinem
The aim of this thesis is put forward a critical inquiry into the new advent neoliberal publicity and the spatiality which brought forth by this emergent publicity in Ankara thereby interrogating some key concepts such as neoliberalism, neoliberal urbanization, public space and publicity. “The Renovation Project of Ankara Historical City Center” will be assessed owing to constitute a model for understanding the tendencies in the planning of public spaces of Ankara for the last two decades. Considering the vast area which will be subjected to the renovation project, the borders of the study area is confined to “Special Project Area: Hacıbayram Mosque and Its Environs”.