A Critique on Improvement Plans: A Tool for Transformation of Squatter Housing Areas in Ankara

Sat, N. Aydan
The aim of this paper is to evaluate the solution models for transformation of squatter housing areas in Turkey, by deriving an empirical study in Ankara, the capital city. The empirical study is limited by improvement plans made in Ankara up to 1997, when almost all of the improvement plans for squatter areas in Ankara were completed. Following the introduction, second section provides a brief depiction of improvement plans and legal arrangements related to squatter housing areas. Methodology used in this study and the results of empirical study are given in the third section. Finally, the paper is concluded with an evaluation and discussion on the effectiveness of improvement plans as a tool for transformation of squatter housing areas.


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Citation Formats
N. A. Sat, “A Critique on Improvement Plans: A Tool for Transformation of Squatter Housing Areas in Ankara,” ODTÜ Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 27–36, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: http://jfa.arch.metu.edu.tr/archive/0258-5316/2007/cilt24/sayi_2/27-36.pdf.