The Social construction of meaning in landscape architecture: A Case study of Gençlik Parkı in Ankara

Uludağ Sökmen, Zeynep


The Role of Mimarlar Odasi and Mülkiyeliler Birliği in the formation of a public place: Yüksel-Konur intersection, 1960s-1980s
Avcı, Nihan; Altan, Tomris Elvan; Department of History of Architecture (2018)
This thesis aims to examine the transformation of Yüksel Street-Konur Street intersection from a residential area into a public place by the effects of Mimarlar Odası (Chamber of Architects of Turkey) and Mülkiyeliler Birliği (Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences Alumni Association) as two important civil society institutions located there. In the second half of the twentieth century, Ankara witnessed the unplanned development and deterioration of urban environment as a result of dramatic economi...
More inclusive than before?: The tale of a historic urban park in Ankara, Turkey
Akkar Ercan, Zübeyde Müge (2015-08-01)
In the prevailing literature on contemporary public spaces, two contested sets of arguments become apparent: one depicts the 'end of public space', while the other challenges with this 'end of public space' discourse. Following the debates, one can ask the question of whether there has been any ideally 'public' or 'inclusive' public space ever in cities, or the inclusivity (thereby 'publicness') of public spaces can or may change in time based on a variety of factors. This research, addressing these questio...
The role of the state in (re) production of urban space: a comprehensive approach.
Keskinok, H Çağatay; Ersoy, Melih; Department of Public Administration (1993)
Changing publicness of urban parks through time the case of Güvenpark, Ankara
Yılmaz, Aslıhan; Baş Bütüner, Funda; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of City and Regional Planning (2015)
This thesis discusses the evolution of publicness expressed through different spatial planning approaches and interventions over the history of the Turkish Republic. Urban space is ideological and they are produced in accordance with an ideology. Throughout history, urban spaces undergo transformation and change in accordance with changing economic and socio-political dynamics. These dynamics not only transform urban space, but also affect the conception of publicness in society. In a sense, intervention in...
Towards urban equity: using GIS for investigating the connectivity and location characteristics of urban public parks in Ankara
Tarancı, Kadir Anı; Severcan, Yücel Can; Department of Geodetic and Geographical Information Technologies (2019)
In polarized or segregated cities, public amenities can not be accessible to everyone, especially to minorities and poor neighborhood residents. Urban public parks, unlike neighborhood parks, represent a significant public amenity as they provide sports and recreation opportunities for each community member. However, poor neighborhood residents are much deprived of such “low-cost resources” because of the limited mobility or lack of urban facilities. This thesis addresses this issue. In Turkey, unlike some ...
Citation Formats
Z. Uludağ Sökmen, “ The Social construction of meaning in landscape architecture: A Case study of Gençlik Parkı in Ankara,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 1998.