Academic Catalog

CRP404 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

Course Code: 1210404
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SERAP KAYAS
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The main objective of this course is to introduce the fourth year students to contemporary issues and current debates in the discipline of city and regional planning with particular emphasis on Turkish planning domain. The contemporary issues and current debates regarding to urban and regional policies, spatial planning system, institutional structure, urban administration and local governments, project management, environmental issues, urban transformation, housing, transportation, infrastructure, sustainable development, cultural heritage management, disaster mitigation and urban risk management are discussed within the context of Turkish planning experiences.