The studio acquires fourth year city planning students with the skills of conservation planning and related issues. The case area is chosen to be Kemeraltı in Izmir for its overlayed historical settlement structure. 


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) plays an important and critical role in the field of urban planning in current planning practice. This course introduces the concepts and components of GIS and provide the students with a solid base in working with GIS, the course focuses on basic principles of cartography and spatial thinking. The lectures and practical exercises cover fundamental cartographic concepts, as well as concepts of state-of-the-art GIS technologies. The course emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach on spatial decision-making and problem solving.


Welcome to CP 372 Urban Housing course of 2018 Spring Term

This course aims to develop a basic understanding of building structures and their components. To be familiar with different building typologies and scales. To explore the physical factors affecting building design. To organise teams and discuss critically among their colleagues. To argue and present building construction principles through architectural application drawings. 

To understand basic concepts about building and design. To explore user requirements, building typology, big-scale buildings and residential building types, as well as physical environmental factors effecting design, orientation of buildings, topography, and earthquake. Additionally introducing the basic concepts of buildings and structures with the principles of masonry and load bearing (frame) systems. 

CP 202 Planning Design I Studio introduces students to the approaches, techniques, and tools of a typical planning procedure of a settlement. Concepts of analysis, planning, form and structure of urban settlements, reading of maps and use of graphical language, stages of planning process and design principles of selected sites will be discussed.


This course aims to develop a basic understanding of building structures and their components. To be familiar with different building typologies and scales. To explore the physical factors affecting building design. To organise teams and discuss critically among their colleagues. To argue and present building construction principles through architectural application drawings. 

To understand basic concepts about building and design. To explore user requirements, building typology, big-scale buildings and residential building types, as well as physical environmental factors effecting design, orientation of buildings, topography, and earthquake. Additionally introducing the basic concepts of buildings and structures with the principles of masonry and load bearing (frame) systems. 

This course focuses on the evolution of environmental concerns and policies since 1960s and emergence of the sustainability concept. Sustainability is a socially constitutive process. The focus of the course is to understand how sustainability play out in social space- the role of actors, the multiple constructions of meaning, power relationships, the authority of competing knowledge and discourses, and the implications – social, economic and environmental - of many and varied sustainability pathways.


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Elective course about the conditions of urban restructuring in relation to changes in economic, political social life pre- and post-1980s.

This course is designed to provide background knowledge on the concept economic development, theories of regional economic development and the evolution of planning practice with reference to the EU and Turkey. This is done within the context of the evolution of society from the industrial to post-industrial era in which contemporary forces of globalisation and economic restructuring are creating rapid change and high levels of uncertainty and risks. The course starts with traditional approaches to regional economic development and the emergence of regional science and planning. It than moves on to more recent approaches developed in the context of the forces of globalization and economic restructuring. Reference will be given to reconceptualization of spatiality and the ‘region’ and to regional industrial development and territorial models of economic development. The third part of the course is about the changing patterns of spatial organization and the shift of focus to theories of spatial development. Finally, the course will direct attention to institutionalization of regional and spatial planning policy and practice with reference to the EU and Turkey.


‘History of Urbanism’ examines the history of built environment and planning in relation to the philosophical, social, economic, political, and technological context of the time period studied. This course aims, through lectures and readings, to examine the fundamental trends in urban planning during 19th and 20th century to show the students where we are and where have been in the field of urban planning. It also aims to discuss foresights about the new trends and future developments for the cities of 21st century.


This course aims at introducing students with the basics and methods of site planning. The course will introduce and discuss the relevant concepts, principles, stages and tools of site planning on a selected site and help students to develop their site planning and design proposals.

The objective of this course is to give the students initial proffessional orientation in issues of urbanization and city and regional planning.