Geopolitics of Urban Design

Session Chair: Kelly Shannon, KULeuven

The Musée Social on the Shores of the Bosphorus: The Local Roots of Henri Prost’s Master Plan for Istanbul (1936-1951)
Ümit Fırat Açıkgöz, American University of Beirut


A Constant Relationship for Planning of İstanbul in 1930s
Pelin Bolca, Politecnico di Torino


Urban Design in the African Continent: Gutkind’s Theories on Nucleated Development
Elisa Dainese, Dalhousie University


Ten Years of Solitude: Ludovico Quaroni’s Proposals for the City of Tunis, 1960-1970
Filippo De Dominicis, University of L’Aquila


Geddes in Dhaka, 1917: Urban Design Principles and Politics from the Margin
Tanzil Shafique, University of Melbourne