FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


Esma AKSOY

  Address:  Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning

                   New Building, Room: 432

                   Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


  Phone: +90 312 210 6218

  Fax: +90 312 210 7965


  E-mail: aksoye@metu.edu.tr

               esmaaksoy9@gmail.com



Education:

 

B.Sc., City and Regional Planning, METU (2014)

Minor, Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing, METU (2014)

M.Sc., City Planning, METU (2017)

Ph.D. City and Regional Planning, METU (Ongoing)

 

Taught Courses:

 

CRP301 Planning Studio V

CRP302 Planning Studio VI

CRP238 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems in Planning (Assisted Assist. Prof. Dr. Meltem Şenol-Balaban)

CRP341 Urban Economics (Assisted Assist. Prof. Dr. Ö. Burcu Özdemir-Sarı)

 

Research Interests:

 

Housing Studies, Urban Economics, Research Methods and Techniques in Planning

 

Selected Publications:

 

Aksoy, E. and Özdemir-Sarı, Ö. B. (2017). The role of Housing and Living Conditions in Industrial Competitiveness of Regions: The Case of Ankara, Regional Studies Association Winter Conference (The Place Dimension of Cities and Regions: Governance, Industrial Development and Sustainability), November 16-17, 2017, p.1.


Aksoy, E. (2017). Housing Affordability of Different Income Groups in Turkey: Regional Comparison, ENHR Annual Conference (Affordable Housing for All, Redefining the Roles of Public and Private Sector), Polis University, Tirana, September 4-6, 2017, p.82.

 

Özdemir-Sarı, Ö. B. and Aksoy, E. (2017). Housing Condition of Tenants in the Private Rented Sector: The Turkish Case, ENHR Annual Meeting (Affordable Housing for All, Redefining the Roles of Public and Private Sector), Polis University, Tirana, September 4-6, 2017, pp.104-105.

 

Aksoy, E. and Varış, S.C. (2016). Bölgeler Arası İşbirliğinin Geliştirilmesi: Güney Ege ve Zafer Kalkınma Ajansları Örneği, 16. Ulusal Bölge Bilimi ve Bölge Planlama Kongresi, Isparta, 1-2 Aralık, 2016.

 

Aksoy, E. and Özdemir Sarı, Ö.B. (2016). Konuta Ekonomik Erişebilirlik Kapsamında TOKİ’nin Alt Gelir Gruplarına İlişkin Konut Faaliyetlerinin Bölgesel Ölçekte Değerlendirilmesi, 16. Ulusal Bölge Bilimi ve Bölge Planlama Kongresi, Isparta, 1-2 Aralık 2016.

 

Özdemir-Sarı, Ö. B. and Aksoy, E. (2016) Excess Production, Rising Prices and Declining Affordability: Turkish Housing Experience, in I. Wroot (ed.) AMPS Conference Publication Series 8. Government and Housing in a Time of Crisis: Policy, Planning, Design and Delivery. Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 08-09 September 2016, pp.162-170.

 

Aksoy, E. and Özdemir-Sarı, Ö. B. (2016). Employing Income and Rent Variables in the Measurement of Housing Affordability Changes for Different Income Groups and Mode of Tenure: The Turkish Case, ENHR Comparative Housing Working Group, OTB Delft, November 10-11, 2016.

 

Research Projects:

 

Project Assistant- METU-BAP, Analysis of Housing Affordability and Assessment of Different Affordability Measurement Methods, financed by METU Presidency Office (2015-2016). 

 

Awards:

 

Graduate Course Performance Award in City Planning (M.Sc.), METU (2016)

 

Nathaniel Lichfield Award by Regional Studies Association (formerly known as the Taught Master Award): Housing Affordability of Different Income Groups in Turkey: Regional Comparison (2017)