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Urban agriculture as a tool for sustainable urban transformation: Atatürk Forest Farm, Ankara
There are several necessities for human life to continue: a place to shelter, food to feed, and an income to maintain all. To achieve better conditions and accomplish life many migrate to cities. The concentration of ...
Integrating urban ecosystem sustainability assessment into policy-making: insights from the Gold Coast City
This paper introduces a policy-making support tool called ‘Micro-level Urban-ecosystem Sustainability IndeX (MUSIX)’. The index serves as a sustainability assessment model that monitors six aspects of urban ecosystems – ...
Encountering the Urban Crisis: The Gezi Event and the Politics of Urban Design
This article addresses an experimental urban design studio conducted in Bilkent University in Ankara, which problematized the protests that initially started in Gezi Park in Istanbul and shook Turkey in the summer of 2013. ...
Architectural mimicry and the politics of mosque building: negotiating Islam and Nation in Turkey
This paper discusses the politics of mosque architecture in modern Turkey. The classical Ottoman mosque image has been reproduced in state-sponsored mosques throughout the second half of the twentieth century. Defining ...