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Müge Akkar Ercan is Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture at Middle East Technical University (METU). Her research focuses on urban design, public space, urban regeneration and conservation, and sustainable community development. She has mainly published on the topics of public spaces of post-industrial cities in Britain and Turkey, and on urban regeneration and sustainable community development in historic neighbourhoods in Turkey. She holds a PhD in Urban Design from Newcastle University, UK, a Bachelor degree in City and Regional Planning, and MSc in Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments from METU, Turkey. She is currently involved in two EU projects: 1) CA18110 Underground built heritage as catalyzer for community valorization (2019-2023) and 2) CA18137 European middle class mass housing (2019-2023)

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Faculty of Architecture
Department of City and Regional Planning


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