Department of City and Regional Planning, Thesis

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Recent Submissions

Multimodal integration in transit system based on CBD accessibility: the case of Ankara
Ayar Turan, Şeymanur; Yetişkul Şenbil, Emine; Department of City and Regional Planning (2020)
Individual automobile use appears as an attractive urban transport mode because it provides door-to-door travel regardless of how the origin-destination patterns or time variability of travel demand are complicated. Furthe...
Mobility and the role of pedestrian in making public space: Mersin Coastal Park
Belge, Züleyha Sara; Akkar Ercan, Zübeyde Müge; Department of City and Regional Planning (2020)
Public space, being an inevitable component of cities, is an evolving space that transforms, expands or shrinks. Public spaces of cities, in general, constitute squares and streets that are open to the use of the whole soc...
Questioning the spatial boundaries in suburban residential sites in Ankara: the case of Koru neighborhood
Bilir, Zeliha Irmak; Akkar Ercan, Zübeyde Müge; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2020)
As in many other professional disciplines, ‘spatial boundaries’ has been one of the current critically important research topics in the field of urban design. With the fast increase in population, urban areas which have ra...
Analyzing interrelations between aspects of spatial triad in the case of Syrian refugee craftsmen in Ulubey neighborhood, Ankara
Ertem, Hazal; Uzun, Cemile Nil; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
Migration, which aims to seek better living conditions, is an issue affecting many countries today. The places that emigrate and receive migration are affected economically and socially. In addition, due to developing tech...
An Implementation of a new sustainable design approach on public spaces: the case of Ulus square
Karadoğan, Selen; Akkar Ercan, Z. Müge.; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
Term sustainability draws more and more attention in current urban planning and design projects. It is a concept derives through sustainable urbanism that aims to create more livable, environment friendly city spaces. Sust...
An Investigation of the residential vacancy patterns in an urban housing market: the case of Gemlik
Kıvrak, Hatice Kübra; Özdemir Sarı, Ö. Burcu.; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
The charm of the construction sector and the unique characteristics of the housing have led to increase in housing production in Turkey. Thus, housing oversupply has occurred in most of the urban areas, and this situation ...
Cotton value chain and upgrading strategies of cotton producers in the value chain: the case of Şanlıurfa
Kahraman, Aslıhan; Pınarcıoğlu, M. Melih.; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
Shifting patterns in global trade and production systems bring different new implications for the regions who want to integrate into it. From the perspective of regional development, engaging with these global trade and pr...
Social implications of the modernist urbanism: İslamabad master plan by Doxiadis
Abbasi, Maheen; Çalışkan, Olgu; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
The creation of Pakistan’s new capital city, Islamabad is indebted to political decisions imposed by ruling bodies of a post-colonial state, with the ambition to pursue 'modernity'. In the aftermath of the Second World War...
Spatiality of diaspora: representation of home on urban street in the case of Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Uysal, Burcu; Severcan, Yücel Can; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
Elaborated on the notion and the production of diaspora as space through the tactics of territoriality that surface in the practices of everyday life, this research posits the idea of home embedded in the essence of the di...
The role of urban space in socialization and dissociation : demystification of public spaces
Uzunoğulları, Elif Ed; Barlas, M. Adnan.; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
The literature related to urban space is full of scholarly writings which praise public spaces as the engenderer of identity, social integrity, and socialization. Within this thesis it is argued that public spaces do not n...
Scale in urban design: the notion of scale in spatial design thinking
Koçer, Çağrım; Çalışkan, Olgu; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
Scale is used to be one of the fundamental aspects in design, as well as in science and politics. Since the cognition of design is operated on different frame and grain of the given physical entities, different levels of s...
Analyzing safety toward a walkable campus: a case-study of Middle East Technical University (METU)
Rashidi, Soghra; Akkar Ercan, Z. Müge.; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
Walkable places are one of the most common features of sustainable, vibrant and healthy cities in the world. Building walkable cities can be a strategy to mitigate some of the problems related to sustainability. As a part ...
Residents’ view of the opportunities and threats provided by military sites and the possible transformation of these areas: the case of Mamak (Ankara) military headquaters
Ural, Ece; Severcan, Yücel Can; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
The redevelopment of military sites increasingly becomes a popular planning problem in Turkey. Especially since the 2000s, attempts to transformation of military sites have been motivated largely by the authorities in Turk...
Investigating modern industrial heritage through value based mapping of Zonguldak central scrubber area
Can, Nilay Nida; Akkar Ercan, Z. Müge.; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
With the effect of industrialization, modernism has become a movement that transformed social lifestyle and manufacturing types concerning both urban, architecture, and socio-economic relations. Nevertheless, produced spac...
The Transformation process of community and neighborhood shopping centers into retail urban voids: the case of Ankara
Imeri, Monika; Uzun, Cemile Nil; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
Globalization has brought substantial changes and challenges to the cities. One of the most indisputable features of globalization is ‘the intensification of flows’ which has significantly affected peoples’ lifestyles and ...
Potential regions for smart specialization: a taxonomy of Turkish nuts 2 regions
Oğuz, Muhammed Özgür; Eraydın, Ayda; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
This thesis aims to investigate the potential for regional development of the regions of Turkey. This research was conducted in the context of smart specialization, which is considered the most contemporary and valid regio...
İstanbul airport & the role of air cargo transportation in global trade :a regional planning perspective
Köprülü, Onur; Pınarcıoğlu, Mehmet Melih; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
Growing trade trends along with globalization increases the importance of logistics activities and logistics sector day by day. In recent years, development scenarios which mainly focus on production organizations have beg...
Public art in public space: tracking graffiti and mural art practices in contemporary Tehran
Zare Gharehgheshlaghi, Solmaz; Akkar Ercan, Zübeyde Müge; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
Public spaces, inevitable components of urban space, play a very important role in creating livable places by meeting different needs of citizens. Urban public spaces allow for social, cultural and economic interaction and...
Assessment of recently developed inner city neighborhoods according to sustainable urban planning and design criteria: the case of Çukurambar
Köken, Kayhan; Şenyel Kürkçüoğlu, M. Anıl.; Urban Design in City and Regional Planning Department (2019)
The world population is increasing rapidly while the most significant effects can be observed in cities. Environmental, economic and social problems are increasing continuously along with this urban growth. Classical urban...
Women entrepreneurship in local economic development: women producer bazaars as an alternative organizational model
Çağlar, Ayşe Gülgü; Kayasü, Serap; Department of City and Regional Planning (2019)
The objective of this study is to discuss cases of Women Producer Bazaars as an alternative organization model for women entrepreneurship. The thesis goes beyond the linear relationship between women entrepreneurshipand lo...
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