A. 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
PhD, Urban Studies, University College London (2014)
Master, 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 (Current):
CRP 111 Introduction to City and Regional Planning
CRP 201 Planning Studio I
CRP 202 Planning Studio II
CRP 213 The City in History
CRP 447 Critical Thoughts in Planning and Development
Taught Courses (Past):
CRP 101 Basic Design Studio I
CRP 102 Basic Design Studio II
CP 501-502 City Planning Graduate Studio (www.urbanlab.crp.metu.edu.tr)
Research Interests: economic geography, political economy of urbanisation, quality of life, human centred development
Urban Agriculture Strategy Document for Ankara, in collaboration with Ankara Development Agency, AKA (2019 - 2020)
Urban Development Strategy Document for Adana Province, with Likya Planlama in collaboration with Adana Greater Municipality (2019)
Urban Development Strategy Document for Kars Province, with Likya Planlama in collaboration with Kars Municipality (2019)
Yozgat, Sarıkaya Tourism Based Local Development Project, with Argeus Planlama in collaboration with Central Anatolia Development Agency, ORAN (2018 - 2019)
Preparation of the National Spatial Strategic Plan for Turkey in collaboration with The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, TEPAV (2014 - 2015)
Atölye: Düş(ün) Coğrafyası, 25 Kasım / 23 Aralık 2017, Salt Ankara, Garanti Bankası
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.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2017) "Kent Tarihi", Kent Planlama (Özdemir, Özdemir-Sarı, Uzun, Derl.), s.69-93.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2012) "Kent İmgesi", Kentsel Planlama Ansiklopedik Sözlük (Melih Ersoy, Derl.), s.192.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2012) "Kentsel Omurga, Kent Omurgası", Kentsel Planlama Ansiklopedik Sözlük (Melih Ersoy, Derl.) , s.138-139.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2012) "Merkezi İş Alanı, MİA", Kentsel Planlama Ansiklopedik Sözlük (Melih Ersoy, Derl.), s.337-339.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2019) Co-Creation: An Alternative Approach for the Production of Urban Public Spaces, oral presentation, 13th International Conference on Landscape and Urban Design “Complex Approach to the Landscape Urban Spaces: Issues and Solutions”, 26-27 November 2019, St. Petersburg.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2019) Production of Urban Space: Labour Theory of Value and an essay on Housing Production in Turkey, oral presentation, 4th International Conference on Urban Studies “Economy and Urbanisation”, 16-18 October, Ankara.
Büyükcivelek, A.,B.; Varış, S.,C. (2019) Creative Class Thesis and Urban Resilience: The Case of Technopolis Workers in Ankara, oral presentation, International Disaster and Resilience Conference “From Risk to Resilience”, 26-28 June 2019, Eskişehir.
Büyükcivelek, A.B. (2018) The City and the Creative Class: Right to the city for the new proletariat, 50 Ans Après le Droit à la Ville-Quelle Actualité?, International Colloquium, 30 March 2018, Tours, France.
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:
METU Scientific Research Fund, Research on the Urban Experiences of Creative Class: The Case of Ankara Technopole Workers in Ankara (2018-2019)
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)