Reading the Changes of an Urban Park: Breaking Points of Konya Culture Park Area



Reading Vulnerabilities through Urban Planning History: An Earthquake-Prone City, Adapazarı Case from Turkey
ORHAN, Ezgi (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2016)
Agglomeration of urban population, inadequate institutional capacity, unplanned urbanization, dense built environment, and industrial concentration are considered as the main causes of urban vulnerabilities against encountered disturbances. Planning decisions which regulate these factors are expected to make contribution to safer urban and social contexts and resilience of cities. However, in developing countries such as Turkey where disaster management is not an integrated part of urban planning process, p...
Reading/unfolding architectural form: an inquiry into the venice hospital project by Le Corbusier
Çınar, Sinem; Aközer, Emel; Department of Architecture (2005)
This study aims to discuss the generative possibilities of reading architectural form by focusing on selected interpretations of the Venice Hospital project by Le Corbusier. By presenting complementary and competing readings of the project, it examines different design strategies in the formal organization of the Venice Hospital. It shows that the Venice Hospital project, displaying the characteristics of both a أfieldؤ organization and a well-articulated object, demands a reconsideration of the occasionall...
Reading Turkish urbanisation through socio-economic residential segregation in 15 cities
Ataç, Ela; Işık, Oğuz; Department of City and Regional Planning (2014)
In Turkey where segregation reveals itself in many forms, such as regional inequalities, socio-economic differences, and ethnic and cultural divisions, understanding the nature of segregation is, no doubt, an important and worthy effort by itself. Nevertheless, there are very few studies dealing directly with the question of segregation in Turkey and even these studies have not yet addressed the question of segregation in the cities other than the greater metropolises such as İstanbul, Ankara and İzmir. The...
Reading Sulukule as a social production of space: ownership/possession and boundaries of the dwelling
Baş, Miray; Cengizkan, Ali; Department of Architecture (2008)
The main subject of this thesis is focused on the notion of taking space as a production and the relations that effect this production. The theoretical background of this study will be based on Henri Lefebvre’s ‘Production of Space’. In this context, the notion of house which is the spatialization of social life, interrogated within the concepts of possession and ownership. This interrogation is constructed on the Sulukule district which presents unfamiliar social and physical relations. According to this, ...
Reading Friday Sermons as Pragmatic Politics: Sermons in Turkey in 2016-2022
Falay Toda, Kübra Nur; Hande, Sözer; Political Science and International Relations (2022-9-03)
The literature tends to interpret the last few decades of transformation in public sphere as the Islamization of Turkey. Similarly, it presents the discourse and practices of the Presidency of Religious Affairs (PRA) as instrumentalization for this purpose considering the subject and content of the Friday sermons. However, whether the public sphere in Turkey moving away from secularism to a more religious and particularly Islamist direction needs to be carefully analyzed. This thesis examines the broader d...
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F. Topçuoğlu, “Reading the Changes of an Urban Park: Breaking Points of Konya Culture Park Area,” 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: