Undergraduate
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Architecture
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URBAN REGENERATION

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
MIM0406 URBAN REGENERATION 3/0/0 DE Turkish 4
Course Goals
To present the theoretical framework and principles of urban regeneration.

To discuss urban regeneration approaches and practices via case studies emerged in different geographies.
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Special Requisite(s) The minimum qualifications that are expected from the students who want to attend the course.(Examples: Foreign language level, attendance, known theoretical pre-qualifications, etc.)
Instructor(s) Assoc. Prof. Evrim TÖRE
Course Assistant(s) -
Schedule Wednesday, 4B1214
Office Hour(s) Assoc. Prof.. Evrim TÖRE, Monday13:00-16:00, 2C05
Teaching Methods and Techniques

Presenting the topics, supported by visual materials.
Research on the selected urban regeneration case studies by students (organized in groups) and presentations of these researches by the groups in the studio.

Principle Sources

Adair, A. (1993). Financing of property development, J. Berry, S.Mc Greal ve B. Deddis (der.) Urban Regeneration: property investment and development (ss. 50-76) içinde. London: E. & F. N. Spon.

Bianchini, F., Dawson, J. ve Evans, R. (1992). Flagship projects in urban regeneration, P. Healey, S. Davsudi, M. O’ Toole, S. Tavsanoglu ve D. Usher (der.) Rebuilding the City: property-led urban regeneration (ss. 245-255) içinde. London, E. & F. N. Spon.

Brownill, S. (1990). Developing London’s Docklands, Another Great Planning Disaster. London: Paul Chapman.

Evans, G. (2005). Measure for Measure: Evaluating the Evidence of Culture’s Contribution to Regeneration, Urban Studies, Vol.42, Nos 5/6, 959-983.

Foster, J. (1999). Docklands: Cultures in Conflict, Worlds in Collision. London: UCL Press.

Göksu, E. ve Bal, E. (2010). Türkiye’de Neoliberal Mekansal Gelişim Stratejisi Olarak Kentsel Dönüşüm Projeleri, D. Özdemir (der.) Kentsel Dönüşümde Politika, Mevzuat, Uygulama, Avrupa Deneyimi, İstanbul Uygulamaları (ss.256-284) içinde. İstanbul: Nobel Yayınları.

Healey, P. (1992). Urban regeneration and the development industry, P. Healey, S. Davsudi, M. O’ Toole, S. Tavsanoglu ve D. Usher (der.) Rebuilding the City: property-led urban regeneration (ss. 14-35)  içinde. London: E. & F. N. Spon.

Jones, P. ve Evans, J. (2008). Urban Regeneration in the UK. London: Sage.

Loftman, P. ve Nevin, B. (1995). Prestige Projects and Urban Regeneration in the 1980w and the 1990s: a review of benefits and limitations, Planning Practice & Research, 10:3-4, s.299-316.

Pacione, M. (2009). Urban Geography A Global Perspective, Routledge: NY.

Roberts, P. (2000). The Evolution, Definition and Purpose of Urban Regeneration, P. Roberts ve H. Skyes (der.) Urban Regeneration a Handbook (pp. 9-36) içinde. London: Sage Publications.

Smyth, H. (1994). Marketing the City: the role of flagship developments in urban regeneration. London: E. & F. N. Spon.

Tallon, A. (2010). Urban Regeneration in the UK. NY: Routledge.

Turok, I. (1992). Property-led regeneration: panacea or placebo?, Environment and Planning, A, 24, s.361-379.

Türkün, A. (der.) (2014). Mülk, Mahal, İnsan. İstanbul’da Kentsel Dönüşüm. İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları. 

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Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Introduction: the objectives, content, methodology and the references of the course. -
2. Week The process leading the development of urban regeneration in Western Europe and North American cities Presentation with visual material
3. Week Different approaches on urban regeneration: Property-Led Urban Regeneration, Tourism-Led Urban Regeneration, Culture-Led Regeneration Projects Presentation with visual material
4. Week Regeneration of the cities in Turkish geography: Processes and main discussions on Turkish experiences Presentation with visual material
5. Week Regeneration of the cities in Turkish geography: Legislative infrastructure and the bottleneck Presentation with visual material
6. Week Clarifying the methods and techniques of group works, establishing the groups (of students) and selecting national/international case studies. Workshop
7. Week Group studies on urban regeneration projects Workshop
8. Week Group studies on urban regeneration projects Workshop
9. Week Group studies on urban regeneration projects Workshop
10. Week Group studies on urban regeneration projects Workshop
11. Week Group studies on urban regeneration projects Workshop
12. Week Presentation of group studies (on the goals, methods, main socio-economical and spatial outcomes and mainstream critics of the project) and discussion Group presentations
13. Week Presentation of group studies (on the goals, methods, main socio-economical and spatial outcomes and mainstream critics of the project) and discussion Group presentations
14. Week Presentation of group studies (on the goals, methods, main socio-economical and spatial outcomes and mainstream critics of the project) and discussion Group presentations
15. Week Presentation of group studies (on the goals, methods, main socio-economical and spatial outcomes and mainstream critics of the project) and discussion Group presentations
16. Week
17. Week
Assessments
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 50
Homework / Term Projects / Presentations 1 50


Program Outcomes
PO-1Critical Thinking: Ability to inquire, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions.
PO-2Communication: Ability to use appropriate representational media to transmit essential formal elements at design process.
PO-3Investigation: Ability to gather, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within design processes.
PO-4Design: Ability to reproduce the design information in the creative thinking process, to reach new and original results through universal design principles such as sustainability and accessibility.
PO-5World Architecture: Understanding world architecture in terms of their historical, geographical and global factors.
PO-6Local Architecture / Cultural Diversity: Understanding the architectural formations and samples of a geography through its historical and cultural context. Understanding the divergent canons of cultural values, behavioral, social and spatial patterns.
PO-7Cultural Heritage and Conservation: Understanding of conservation discourses and methods, and the subjects of cultural heritage, conservation awareness, environmental concerns and ethical responsibility.
PO-8Sustainability: Ability to design projects by using the information regarding the natural and built environment to reduce the undesirable environmental impacts on future generations through means.
PO-9Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility about protecting the commonweal, having respect for historical/cultural and natural resources and improving the life quality.
PO-10Nature and Human: Understanding of the relationship between human, the natural environment and the design of the built environment.
PO-11Geographical Conditions: Understanding the relationships of site selection, settlement and building design by considering the cultural, economical and social properties as well as the natural characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation and watershed.
PO-12Life Safety: Understanding the basic principles of security and life-safety systems in the conditions of natural disasters, fire, etc. through building and environment scales.
PO-13Structural Systems: Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior in withstanding gravity and lateral forces and the evolution, range, and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems.
PO-14Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of physical environmental systems’ design such as lighting, acoustics, climatization and the use of appropriate performance assessment tools.
PO-15Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies.
PO-16Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic design principles of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems.
PO-17Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection of construction materials, products, components and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristics and performance, including their environmental impact and reuse.
PO-18Integration of Building Service Systems: The ability of assessing, selecting and integrating the structural, environmental, security, envelope and service systems of the buildings for building design.
PO-19Programming and Evaluation: Ability to prepare and evaluate an architectural project program by considering the public benefits in regards of client and user needs, appropriate examplers, space and equipment requirements, financial limitations, site conditions, relevant codes, laws and design principles.
PO-20Comprehensive Project Development: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates to make design decisions across various scales.
PO-21Considering Building Costs: Understanding the fundamentals of building construction and use costs.
PO-22Architect-Client Relationship: Understanding of the responsibility of the architect to elicit, understand, and reconcile the needs of the client, owner, user groups, and the public and community domains.
PO-23Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects.
PO-24Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods.
PO-25Practice Management: Understanding the basic principles in the architectural practice processes like financial management, business planning, quality management, risk management, discussion and reconciliation.
PO-26Leadership: Understanding of the techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities.
PO-27Legal Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by regulations and legal considerations involving the practice of architecture.
PO-28Professional Practice: Understanding and fulfillment of employer and intern rights and responsibilities for development of profession.
PO-29Ethics of Profession: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in profession regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1Getting informed about urban regeneration approaches via case studies emerged and adopted in different geographies and learning their principles, contents, methods and techniques.
LO-2Acquiring comparative assessment skills for evaluating aims, objectives, methods and techniques of urban regeneration.
LO-3Researching and gathering written and visual materials on selected urban regeneration case studies.
LO-4Sharing work and responsibilities in groups while preparing selected urban regeneration case study assignments.
LO-5Giving the ability to deal with the urban dynamics in a critical way.
Course Assessment Matrix:
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