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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
2303026252011 Urbanism 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Acquainting with emergence of town planning fact and important town planning perceptions from past to the present.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Yılmaz CAN
Learning Outcomes
  1. Being acquainted with when and where old town planning activities emerged.
  2. Being acquainted with important town planning comprehensions.
  3. Apprehending which sources supported modern town planning activities and making sound evaluations.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
İ.H.Bayhan, Şehir Planlaması, İstanbul 1969
A. E. Egli, Şehirciliğin ve Memleket Planlamasının Esasları, Ankara 1957
Y. Can, İslam Şehirlerinin Fiziki Yapısı, Ankara 1995
A.Akarca, Yunan Arkeolojisinin Ana Çizgileri I Şehir ve Savunması, Ankara 1972
R.Alston, The city in Roman and Byzantine Egypt, London 2002
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Transition to permanent life and formation of first settlements which may be called cities. Town planning in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Town planning in Greece, Rome and Byzantium. Town planning in Ancient Iran. Islamic town planning. Turkish town planning. Modern West town planning.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Transition to permanent life and formation of first settlements
2.Town planning in Ancient Mesopotamia and Iran
3.Town planning in Ancient Egypt, China and India
4.Town planning of Antiquity, Greek and Hellenistic town planning
5.Roman and Byzantian town planning
6.Characteristics of Antique town planning
7.Town planning in Maya and Inka civilizations
8.Islamic town planning
9.Characteristics of Islamic town planning
10.Term Examination
11.Turkish town planning
12.Modern town planning
13.Structural elements of city formation from past to the present
14.Theoretical basis of town planning
15.Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination040
Field Work030
Writing Paper030
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination0100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Field Work000
Writing Paper31030
Individual Study for Homework Problems15690