FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


Burak BÜYÜKCİVELEK, Assist. Prof. Dr.

Address: Department of City and Regional Planning, New Building Room: 425

                 Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


Phone:   +90 312 210 6228
Fax:       + 90 312 210 7965


E-Mail:  aburakb@metu.edu.tr




Education:


PhD, Urban Studies, University College London (2014)

DEA, Urbanisme, Université Paris XII - Val de Marne (2005)

Minor, GIS-RS, Middle East Technical University (2004)

B.Sc., CRP, Middle East Technical University (2004)

 

Taught Courses:

 

CRP 101 Planning Studio I

CRP 102 Planning Studio II

CRP 111 Introduction to City and Regional Planning

CRP 213 The City in History II

CP 501/502 City Planning Graduate Studio (www.urbanlab.crp.metu.edu.tr)

ENVS 3016 Urban Design: Space and Place course (UCL, Bartlett), TA, 2007-2009
ENVS 1018 Introducing Urban Design: Design Skills (UCL, Bartlett), TA, 2007-2009
Research and Teaching Assistantship (METU, CRP), 2005-2007

 

Research Interests:

 

economic geography, political economy of urbanisation, quality of life, human centred development 

 

Projects:


Atölye: Düş(ün) Coğrafyası, 25 Kasım / 23 Aralık 2017, Salt Ankara, Garanti Bankası

http://saltonline.org/tr/1721/atolye-dusun-cografyasi

 
Selected Publications:

 

Cihanger, D.; A.,B. Büyükcivelek (2018) From National Discontent To Urban Rights Claim: Gezi Park Protests, Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning special issue “Right to the City”, Routledge and Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN), Vol. 6.  

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2017) The Capitalist Political Economy and Transformation of Public Spaces: The Case of Gençlik Parkı in Ankara, Built Environment: Special issue on Public Space and Urban Justice, vol:43, no:2.    

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2016) From Conservative Planning to Revolutionary Planning: The Role of Planning Education and the case of METU, 39th World Urbanism Day Colloquium Proceedings Book, Chamber of City Planners - Aydan Yayıncılık, Ankara. 

Cihanger, D.; Büyükcivelek A.,B. (2015) Surrounded by Insecurity: the roots of the Turkish 31st May movement, in Yılmaz, M.; and Keskinok, H.,Ç. (ed.) The Cities, Security and Poverty: Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting of the World Society of Ekistics, Hacettepe University Printing House, Ankara. 

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2014) Empirical Analysis of the Spatial Distribution of Organised Food Retailers in Ankara with Regard to Neighbourhoods’ Social, Economic and Physical Characteristics, METU Journal of Faculty of Architecture, Volume 31, number, 1, pp: 67-95.

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2013) Transformation in Retail Sector, Its Spatial Implications and Urban Planning, 38th World Urbanism Day Colloquium Proceedings Book, Chamber of City Planners - Aydan Yayıncılık, Ankara. 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2009) Reconstruction of Ankara’s Retail Geography through a Spatial Organisation Based Typological Approach, Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.333-348.

 

Proceedings:

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2016), Contemporary Issues in Urban Planning Education and Urban Planning Education in Turkey, 8th Turkish Congress of Urbanism, 7-9 November 2016, Ankara, Turkey.   

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2016) Hidden Positivities within the Urban Planning Education in the Neoliberal Era: The case of METU Department of City and Regional Planning, Oral Presentation, IV World Planning school Congress, 3-8 July 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2016) An Urban Heritage that Transform to Survive: The case of Gençlik Parkı, Oral Presentation, IV World Planning school Congress, 3-8 July 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2015) From Conservative Planning to Revolutionary Planning: The Role of Planning Education and the case of METU, World Planning Day 39th Colloquium, 5-8 November 2015, Trabzon, Turkey.   

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B. (2012) Capitalist Logic and the Production of Spaces of Inequality: the case of Organised Food Retailers in Ankara, proceeding, the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Annual Congress, 11-15 July 2012, Ankara, Turkey.

 

Büyükcivelek, A.,B.; Şenyel, M.,A. (2006) Tracing Regional Differences on the Urban Space: The case of Ankara, conference paper presented in the 42nd ISoCaRP congress: Cities Between Integration and Disintegration, Opportunities and Challenges, 17-18 September, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Awards & Fellowships & Research Grants:

 

Visiting Researcher, Department of Urban Planning, Luskin School of Public Affairs, University of California - Los Angeles, (April-August, 2010) with the long term research scholarship of University College London

 

Completing Research Student (UCL) Scholarships, University College London (2011 & 2012)

 

Turkish Council of Higher Education Scholarship for PhD. (2007-2011)

 

Bource d'Excellence of French Government, Institut d'Urbanisme de Paris, Université Paris XII - Val de Marne (2004-2005)