Urban Development Policy and Urban Sprawl in Turkey

  title={Urban Development Policy and Urban Sprawl in Turkey},
  author={M{\"u}nevver {\"O}zge Balta},
In the second half of twentieth century, metropolitan areas have undergone diverse structural changes with the increasing introduction of progressive technologies in transportation and communication. Urban sprawl has many effects on urban environment as unplanned expansion of the city, increased energy consumption, increased traffic congestion. The detrimental consequences of urban sprawl can be solved through planned decentralization. The diverse existing urban systems must be coordinated with… CONTINUE READING


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