Information Package / Course Catalogue
Urban Theories of the Xxth Century
Course Code: KYL507
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Students with the basic concepts and sociological theories of the city is intended for use on urban theories

Course Content

Basic concepts and sociological theories of urbanization in the world, especially the causes of urbanization in Turkey, properties and effects, a source of urban population, characteristics and distribution, social structure of urban areas, the city's ecological setting, urban individuals, groups and social institutions, compliance with urban life , slum development and their relationship to urban theories will be discussed. Historical development of urban planning, urban planning and planning theory definition, 20 century theories of urban planning, urban planning, pre-war theory, war and planning theories that dominated post-war period. Physical Planning, Comprehensive Planning, Social Planning, Ecological Planning, Policy Planning, Strategic Planning, Synoptic Planning, İnkrimental Planning, Interactive Planning, Advocacy Planning, Radical Planning, our country will focus on urban planning practices and theoretical dimensions.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.• In this course, the chosen topic / problem area is expected to learn the concept of planning for. Course, planning techniques, implementation techniques, design models, design examples are presented to evaluate and literature data on the selected problem. Course under the case of an urban area, urban renewal, urban conservation, urban design, studies on such topics as project management and implementation processes will be evaluated.
2.• Participants will identify the problems of urban planning and thought will bring the richness and coherence of the search for solutions will have a theoretical basis. Space time dimension based on the theories explaining the formation processes of urban planning, contemporary theories of urban planning will be discussed.
3.To have knowledge about the teachings and theories in discipline.
4.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
5.Getting ready for exams in the field.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.• Hudson, B., “Comparative and Current Planning Theories; Counterparts and contradictions”, Journal of the American Planning Association 45 (4), 1976.
2.• Anderson, L.T., Guidelines for Preparing Urban Plans, Chicago, Planners Press, 1995.
3.• Levy, John M., Contemporary Urban Planning, 5th. ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2000.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Dating and the creation of lesson plan
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 2 - Theoretical
Key factors shaping the cities of basic approaches;
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 3 - Theoretical
Pre-Industrial Cities
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 4 - Theoretical
Urban Theory I: Marx, Weber, Simmel and the Chicago School
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 5 - Theoretical
Contemporary Urban Theory II: Lefebre, Castells, Harvey
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 6 - Theoretical
Urbanization Process in Turkey
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Urbanization Process in Turkey and Slum
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 10 - Theoretical
Kent ve Toplumsal İlişkiağları
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 11 - Theoretical
Urban poverty
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 12 - Theoretical
City and Identity
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 13 - Theoretical
City and Post-Modernism
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 14 - Theoretical
The concept of World City
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Week 15 - Theoretical
The concept of World City
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Studying of the relavent pages from signified course resources
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
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