Place management of a creative city: The case of Izmir

  title={Place management of a creative city: The case of Izmir},
  author={Onur Ozdal Mengi and S. Bahar Durmaz Drinkwater and Asli Ceylan Oner and Koray Velibeyoglu},
  journal={International Journal of Knowledge-based Development},
This study investigates how place management is used to render a creative city through the combination of soft factors as intangible characteristics and hard factors as tangible characteristics of the built environment. The study focuses on Izmir, Turkey; exploring its potential as an emerging creative city. The methodology is a descriptive analysis of recent urban design and planning activities of creative cities, reviews projects and strategies in Izmir. Findings provide a framework for place… Expand

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