Atatürk Forest Farm as a heritage asset within the context of Turkish planning experience 1937-2017

Çavdar Sert, Selin
There is a substantial amount of study examining the historic and instrumental values of Atatürk Forest Farm. However, one cannot come across any comprehensive study that reveals its tangible and intangible assets as well as the recognition wherein in its planning history. In that, the aim is to identify heritage assets of Atatürk Forest Farm and reveal its uncharted planning history by introducing archival materials; interpreting planning documents and making in-depth interviews with specialists who took part in the planning processes. 


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S. Çavdar Sert, “Atatürk Forest Farm as a heritage asset within the context of Turkish planning experience 1937-2017,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2017.