FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


Sıla Ceren VARIŞ

 

    Address:  Department of City and Regional Planning, New Building, Room: 304

                      Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


    Phone:     +90 312 210 6227

    Fax:          +90 312 210 7965

 

    E-mail:      cvaris@metu.edu.tr

                      silaceren.varis@gmail.com

 


Education:

 

B.C.P., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (2013)

Associate's Degree in Local Governments, Anadolu University (2010-2012)

Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology (2014-2015) (Erasmus)

M.C.P., Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (2016)

Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (Ongoing)

 

Taught Courses:

 

Undergraduate Courses

CRP212 The City in History II (Assisted Assist. Prof. Dr. A. Burak Büyükcivelek)

CRP213 The City in History (Assisted Assist. Prof. Dr. A. Burak Büyükcivelek and Prof. Dr. D. Burcu Erciyas)

CRP301 Planning Studio V

CRP302 Planning Studio VI

 

Graduate Courses

RP501 Regional Planning Studio I (Assisted Prof. Dr. Ayda Eraydın and Prof. Dr. Melih Pınarcıoğlu)

 

Master's Thesis:

Participation and Governance in Regional Planning in the case of Zafer Development Agency, Unpublished Master’s Thesis in Regional Planning in City and Regional Planning Department, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Middle East Technical University, September 2016, Ankara, Turkey.

 

Research Interests:

 

Spatial Proximity, Local Economic Development, Regional Growth and Development, Industrial Areas Planning, Actors- and Institutions-based Planning, Quantitative Planning Techniques.

 

Selected Publications:

  

Aksoy, E., Can, D. & Varış, S.C. (2016). Redefining Smart City Elements Considering Children-based Approach in Mixed Land-use Public Spaces within the Scope of Ali-Bey Sub-center in Eskişehir, Turkey (Poster Presentation), CIENS Urban Conference 2016: Smart and green cities – for whom?, Oslo, 13 October 2016.

 

Varış, S.C. and Husár, M. (2016). Slovakya ve Türkiye’de Planlama Eğitiminin Karşılaştırmalı Analizi, Dünya Şehircilik Günü 8. Türkiye Şehircilik Kongresi, Ankara, 7-9 Kasım 2016.

 

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.

 

Varış, S.C. (2017). Trajectories of Regional Development and Entrepreneurialism in Turkey: RDAs, 11th AESOP Young Academics Conference, Munich, 10-13 April 2017.

 

Matoga, A., Doyle, A., Avellini, E., & Varış, S. C. (2017). 3.4 The Anyone–Anywhere Space (s)? Analyzing Diversity in Public Spaces. ISR-Forschungsbericht, 44, 171-178.

 

Husár, M., Ondrejička, V., & Varış, S. C. (2017, October). Smart Cities and the Idea of Smartness in Urban Development–A Critical Review. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 245, No. 8, p. 082008). IOP Publishing.