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AN INVESTIGATION ON PARTICIPATION OF PEOPLE IN APPLICATION PROCESS OF URBAN TRANSFORMATION PROJECTS

AUTHOR/S: H. CAGLA, S. AKKUS, T. AYTEN, F. BASCIFTCI
Sunday 1 August 2010 by Libadmin2010

10th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference - SGEM2010, www.sgem.org, SGEM2010 Conference Proceedings/ ISBN 10: 954-91818-1-2, June 20-26, 2010, Vol. 1, 823-828 pp

ABSTRACT

Urban transformation includes the subjects of bringing its function to the places that lost
their features, renewing the unhealthy and unlicensed buildings in the city,
Transformation of the buildings that might affected from the natural disasters to other
using areas, defining the urban functions correctly and planning them, renewing and
developing the urban substructure.
The aim of the urban transformation is to make the area which is the subject of
transformation habitable and make the conditions better. To achieve this goal the
conditions that made inhabitants’ life difficult should be learned. The participation of
the people will be useful at this point because dwellers are the people who confront and
know the problems that affect the area everyday.
It is necessary to provide the participation of people for responding the expectations and
demands in urban transformation process to get intended benefit. But, in what size of
people’s participation will be take part, in what extend the opinion of the people will
take into consideration and how this participation will be provided are the problems of
this process.
In this study, proposals will be given on participation of the people in the applications
of urban transformation.

Keywords: Urban Transformation, Participation, Application