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A social and spatial restructuring in inner-city residential areas: the case of Istanbul
In Turkey over the last twenty years, the disruptive quality of such restructuring processes has been exacerbated by the government’s decision to embrace urban transformation as a tool to speed the country’s integration ...
Istanbul as a palimpsest city and imperfection
The first Istanbul Design Biennial with the theme of “Imperfection” took place between 13 October and 12 December, 2012. The theme of “Imperfection” was attempted to be read through Istanbul during the Biennial organised ...
Design workshops as a tool for informal architectural education
(Open House International Association, 2015)
Although the design studio has formally been the locus for design education, informal education approach has gained more and more acceptance in the world. Informal education, which is the education outside the confines of ...
Istanbul’s new housing trends: caught between global and local?
(The American Institute of Architects, 2003)
Over the last two decades, Istanbul’s socio-cultural and urban identities have been transforming radically. Turkey’s globalization, internationalization, and rapid flow of information have played a significant role in ...
Investigation of the relationship between museums and cities in the context of image: cases from Istanbul
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-06-03)
Whether created by transforming historic buildings, whether contemporary and new design products, museums play a key role in terms of the image and attractiveness of the city they are located in. This study investigates ...
The effects of perceived and objective measures of home-environment on transportation and recreational walking among children
This study explores the relative association of objective and perceived environmental factors with recreational and transportation walking behaviour. Randomly selected parents of students (ages 12-14) at 10 elementary ...
Investigation of the change of the shopping mall's space organization in Istanbul
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
Within the scope of this article shopping malls were discussed as a building type and the evolution of a building type was tried to be witnessed within a twenty-five year period by comparing the early and late examples of ...
Modeling walkability: The efects of street design, street-network confguration and land-use on pedestrian movement
(ITU Journal of Faculty of Architecture, 2015-11)
Tis study explores the relative association of street design –local qualities of street environment–, street network confguration –spatial structure of the urban grid–, and land use patterns with the distribution of ...
Pedestrian route choice by elementary school students: the role of street network configuration and pedestrian quality attributes in walking to school
This study examines the extent to which street network configuration is associated with path selection by pedestrians. The aim is to better understand how the spatial layout of the street network affects pedestrian route ...
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