Post pandemic spatial organizational design change in technology oriented creative sectors: Ankara case

Başaran, Ceyda
Creative sectors play an essential role in the economic and social transformation of the city. Creative sectors, which have a wide range of sectors from advertising to fashion, from research and development to architecture, include high knowledge, innovation, and fast problem-solving elements. The contribution of creative economies to the gross domestic product of metropolitan cities such as Ankara cannot be ignored. The spatial coverage of large-scale working and office areas such as technology development zones and defense industries in Ankara is essential. The remote working habits that came with the pandemic led the creative sectors to meet with different working models, thus offering an alternative to changing the spatial organization. These working models, which eliminate physical boundaries, have become an essential criterion in the job preferences of employees. Remote working models, which offer various experiences to creative sector employees, with advantages and disadvantages for both employers and employees, will continue as an alternative even after the pandemic and reveal a creative class whose borders have been lifted. For this reason, both the importance of the creative sectors should be considered, and the visibility should be increased by working on this issue. The expectations of the technology-oriented creative sectors from the offices should be learned. This situation will start to lead to economic and spatial innovations in city planning and will shed light on rethinking the organizational designs of spaces.


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Citation Formats
C. Başaran, “Post pandemic spatial organizational design change in technology oriented creative sectors: Ankara case,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2022.