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Item Open AccessConsidering low- and middle-income group projects of the Housing Development Administration (TOKİ) from a social sustainability perspective : the case of Temelli Blocks(Bilkent University, 2012) Balta, Firuz GünseliThis study aims to observe and analyze the daily lives of TOKİ Temelli Blocks’ residents by focusing on the quality of life, social equity, and sustainability of the community concepts of the social sustainability. Social sustainability constitutes one of the three dimensions of the debates on sustainability with the environmental and economic dimensions. Even though there is not an agreement what social sustainability consists of, it necessitates the well-being and liveability of living environments by its people-oriented considerations. TOKİ promotes housing projects for lowand middle-income group as green, healthy, and modern living environment. TOKİ Temelli Blocks is a typical example of these kinds of housing projects. In this study, the daily lives of the residents are being discussed in order to comprehend whether their lives are socially sustainable or not.