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Course Name
Turkish Konut ve Yöre Planlaması
English Housing and Site Planning
Course Code
SBP 252 Credit Lecture
Semester -
3 3 - -
Course Language Turkish
Course Coordinator Funda Yirmibeşoğlu
Course Objectives Problems related to housing and the quality of residential development are some of the basic issues on the agenda of rapidly urbanizing countries. Sensitive site analysis and design are the prerequisites for sustainable environmental quality. This course will concentrate on both site planning/design techniques and housing systems to solve housing problems.
Course Description One of the important problems encountered in countries with a rapid urbanization process is the inadequacy of settlement and housing areas in terms of quantity and quality. The course aims to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to evaluate the housing-shelter problem, solution strategies and policies, and to plan housing areas in harmony with the natural and social environment. Within the scope of the course, students are required to analyze and evaluate a region in various sample areas.
Course Outcomes Student, who passed the course satisfactorily can:
1. To analyze and evaluate housing and shelter problems using various indicators
2. To analyze and evaluate housing policies in different countries and Turkey
3. An understanding of the site selection criteria for the sustainability of natural processes
4. To understand and use the interaction between landuse intensity ratios population density and quality of life in a residential area
5. To understand and evaluate the interaction between household type life style life cycle of the family residential density and house types of a residential area
6. To analyse the interaction between alternative housing cluster types climate topography social and cultural preferences carparks and other technical issues
Required Facilities
Other References Balchin, P.N., 1995, Housing Policy: an Introduction, Routledge, London.
Balchin, P.N., 1998, Housing: the Essential Foundations, Routledge, NewYork.
Beer, A.R, 1990, Environmental Planning for Site Development, E.& F.N.Spon, Chapman and Hall, London.
Brooks, G.R,1988, Site Planning, Environment, Process and Development, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
De Chiara.l,, Koppelman L.E., 1984, Time-Saver Standards for Site Planning, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York.
Katz,P.,1994, The New Urbanism, McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York.
Kirschenmann, I., Muschalek, E.,1980, Residential Districts, Granada, London
Lynch, K., 1974, Site Planning, The M.I.T. Press, Cambridge.
Teymur, N., Markus, T.A., Woolley, T., 1988, Rehumanizing Housing, Bulterworths, London
United Nations, 1996, An Urbanizing World: Global Report on Human Settlements, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Unterman, R, Small, R,1977, Site Planning for Cluster Housing, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.
Zimmerman, F., 2000, Site Analysis, Excerpt from The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice, Supplemental Architectural Services,13th edition.
Yirmibeşoğlu, F., 2009, Konut Sorunu ve Politikaları Ders Notları.
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