Academic Catalog

CRP478 URBAN RESIDENTIAL FORMATION AND CHANGE IN TURKISH CITIES

Course Code: 1210478
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Perspectives on urban residential structure; The Chicago School and the Ecological Tradition, Neo-Classical Economic Models and the Behavioural Approach, Neo-Weberian Approaches and Urban Managerialism, Political Economy Approach , Humanist Approach, Sociological Approaches. Processes of residential differentiation; invasion-succession, segregation, filtering process, neighbourhood life cycle. Urban residential transformation; urban renewal and revitalization, urban redevelopment and regeneration. Urban residential structure and transformation in Turkey; urban growth and change in Turkey, urban housing and residential structure in Turkey, legislative background of urban residential transformation in Turkey, case studies.