Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism (Built Environment City Studies) (Paperback)

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Istanbul: Informal Settlements and Generative Urbanism analyzes two informal housing settlements in Istanbul, Turkey - Karanfilk y and Fatih Sultan Mehmet - to examine how generatively built structures and neighbourhoods can be successfully realized in a modern, burgeoning urban context. Generative development processes adapt to existing conditions and unfold over time, but there have been relatively few examples in the 20th and 21st centuries. This book evaluates the constructs of living structures, pattern languages and generative urban design processes in relation to Istanbul's informal settlements. It provides examples of communities making liveable, dynamic and user-adapted neighbourhoods and establishes them as a modern settlement typology in generative urban design theory.

About the Author

Noah Billig is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning in the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design at the University of Arkansas, USA. He has taught, researched and worked in the urban design, landscape architecture and planning fields in the United States, Turkey and Austria. His research focuses on adaptive and resilient design and planning, including participatory design and planning engagement, generative design and perceptions of environments.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781032475998
ISBN-10: 1032475994
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 21st, 2023
Pages: 124
Language: English
Series: Built Environment City Studies