Redevelopment of Karaköy harbor, Istanbul: Need for a new planning approach in the Midst of change

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Abstract

Following the examples in industrial countries, the old inner-city harbors in developing countries have also been subject to revitalization in the last decades. Karaköy Harbor in Istanbul is an example for undergoing transformation in a developing country, Turkey. This article depicts Karaköy Harbor's transformation and the related issues. The goal is to outline the character and condition of the harbor, present dilemmas for its future, while providing a different perspective on the revitalization of harbors both in Turkey and other countries. The research concludes that there is a need for a new planning approach that includes central-local government coordination and public participation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-192
Number of pages8
JournalCities
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • City planning
  • Harbor revitalization
  • Istanbul
  • Turkey

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