While making Istanbul a global city, what has happened in the heritage geographies?



Challenges and conflicts in achieving sustainable communities in historic neighbourhoods of Istanbul
Akkar Ercan, Zübeyde Müge (2011-04-01)
Although urban regeneration has been widely seen as a panacea to resolve the multi-faceted problems of cities over the last two decades, a broad section of literature suggests the need for questioning the impacts of urban regeneration projects as an integral part of neo-liberal policies. In the context of Turkey, by focusing on Istanbul, this article aims to investigate the success of the regeneration initiatives in achieving sustainable communities in deprived historic housing neighbourhoods. After definin...
What are the prospects for Turkey-EU cooperation in foreign policy? Compatibility of Turkish foreign policy with the EU foreign policy
Torun, Zerrin (2018-10-08)
This paper analyses Turkish foreign policy under the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government with a view to identify its compatibility with that of the European Union. The paper starts with a section on characteristics and evolution of Turkish foreign policy. Following this, it focuses on the foreign policy of AKP governments, which have been in power since 2002. Between 2002 and 2011 examples of divergence between Turkish and EU foreign policies can be observed. However, the prevailing ethos ...
Intervening with landscape: a tool for urban conservation the case of Yahşibey, Bursa /
Arslan Sönmez, Gökçe; Bilgin Altınöz, Ayşe Güliz; Baş Bütüner, Funda; Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Department of Architecture (2016)
Historic urban sites are complex heritage places with various tangible and intangible values. Due to the ongoing life, they are subject to continuous change, which can lead to partial or total loss of their heritage values. Hence, urban conservation aims at developing responses to the changes in historic urban sites, while sustaining their tangible and intangible values. As for all the interventions in heritage places, urban conservation interventions should follow the main principles of 'reversibility', 'r...
Evaluation of housing policy guidelines in Syria: analyses, criticisms and proposals
Injerou, Jamal; Şenyapılı, Tansı; Department of City and Regional Planning (1994)
Adopting sustainability assessment criteria to guide urban regeneraton projects: two case studies in Ankara
Seyhan, Zeynep.; Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira; Department of Architecture (2019)
Increasing awareness of climate change, loss of biodiversity and increase in environmental pollution due to the current trends of consumption in the urban areas have brought about a myriad of schemas to guide environmentally friendly urban developments. These schemes or Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools (NSA Tools) provide a convenient way to establish healthier and sustainable cities. Meanwhile, Turkey is going through a rapid urban transformation process that is being questioned with respect to...
Citation Formats
Z. M. Akkar Ercan, “While making Istanbul a global city, what has happened in the heritage geographies?,” REGENERATION, HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES IN TURKEY: CHALLENGES, COMPLEXITIES AND POTENTIALS, pp. 97–131, 2020, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/53277.