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Course Name
Turkish SBP 344E Urban Renewal [Kentsel Yenileme]
English SBP 344E Urban Renewal
Course Code
SBP 342E Credit Lecture
Semester 6
2 2 - -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Zeynep Günay
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to provide students an opportunity to explore and examine different perspectives on the reproduction of urban space through a critical commentary on the policies and practices that influence contemporary urban agenda. It introduces students the knowledge and ability to stimulate critical thinking about the formulation, implementation and impact of initiatives that are effective in the reproduction of urban space with a focus on ‘re’ (renewal, regeneration, redevelopment), to provide students an opportunity to examine different perspectives and dynamics on the reproduction of urban space through the investigation of structural, contextual and socio-economic facets, implications and their inter-relationship, to provide awareness and facilitate understanding on the diverse processes, instruments and multi-layered implications of reproduction of urban space in Turkey, and to develop a collective understanding of strategic approaches and intervention instruments in the effective management of change in urban space.
Course Description The course is based on a series of thematic sessions on the ‘re’ agenda and its theoretical and historical context through the exploration of different aspects and perspectives and their inter-relationship: (i) On the ‘re’ agenda: Models in the reproduction of urban space, (ii) Changing context: Evolution of urban ‘re’ framework, (iii) From brownfields to opportunity spaces: Space, place and design, (iv) Environmental responsibility, sustainability and resilience, (v) Urban economy and regeneration, (vi) Resolving community realm in urban regeneration, (vii) Managing and delivering urban regeneration, (viii) Urban ‘renewal’ in Turkey: The policy and practice
Course Outcomes On completion of the course, students will be expected to be able to attain knowledge / skills / values on:
(i) Developing collective understanding and ability to analytically assess the scope, performance and impact of policies and delivery mechanisms to design strategic proposals influencing effective management of change in urban space.
(ii) Demonstrating understanding on the relationship between policies on the reproduction of urban space and changing economic, social and political circumstances.
(iii) Broadening understanding of the scope and process in Turkey that impinge the reproduction of urban space necessary for forging a strategic and creative framework to be able to intervene.
(iv) Acquiring knowledge and developing skills on creative narrative building and methodologies in reading, analysing and interpreting in research design on the reproduction of urban space.
(v) Understanding different values affecting the sustainable management of change including social justice, citizenship, right to the city, equity, ethics, etc.
Pre-requisite(s) n/A
Required Facilities n/A
Other n/A
Textbook n/A

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