Sustainability of urban regeneration in Turkey: Assessing the performance of the North Ankara Urban Regeneration Project

Korkmaz C., Balaban O.

HABITAT INTERNATIONAL, vol.95, 2020 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2019.102081
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, International Bibliography of Social Sciences, Business Source Elite, Business Source Premier, CAB Abstracts, Environment Index, Geobase, PAIS International, Political Science Complete, Public Affairs Index, Social services abstracts, Sociological abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
  • Keywords: Urban regeneration, Sustainable urban regeneration, Squatter settlements, Urban sustainability, Sustainability indicators, Ankara, INDICATORS
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The increasing environmental footprints of cities necessitated the integration sustainability principles into urban planning and development frameworks. The growing attention on urban sustainability also influenced the policy and the practice of urban regeneration. The quest for new methods for regenerating existing urban quarters in sustainable manners resulted in the concept of sustainable urban regeneration. The concept aims to develop urban regeneration projects in line with the three key pillars of sustainable development.