Form-based codes for Istanbul, pt I

Location Istanbul, Turkey
Year 2018-2019
Client Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Job description Analysing existing and projected urban conditions in order to establish a design code for urban regeneration
Urban planning
Project area 
348 ha
 Kentsel Strateji
Collaborators Super Eight

The urban design proposal is a part of an ongoing research project in order to create a form-based code system for Istanbul. The design studies are to test out the potentials, limitations and shortcomings of the current regulations. The second phase of the study will be coming up with form-based codes for future urban regeneration projects in Istanbul, in conjunction with current practices in the world and unique realities of the city.

Analyses of existing urban setup.

Schematic design approach.

Site plan.

Strategies of one of the sub-regions.