Merhaba Misafir

A new concept for comprehending the changes in today’s cities: “Urban container” and examination of the term regarding Turkey


It is observed in today’s cities; a new architectural structure type is arising. These buildings contain various functions like residence, entertainment, office, school, hotel, shopping, health, culture and art. According to features of the combined functions and intensities, in urban and architectural aspects, these buildings are identified as shopping malls, residences, shopping and living complexes, mix-used buildings, gated communities and cultural complexes. Alex de Jong and Marc Schuilenburg who are academicians in philosophy and information technologies subjects referred to these structures as “urban container” for the first time. In this article, which is based on the thesis study, it is aimed to examine the Urban Container term in the architectural aspects and by reviewing structure typology examples in the world, which are called Urban Containers, to observe and classify its development process in Turkey.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : Kent Akademisi
  • Yıl : 2019
  • Cilt : 12
  • ISSN : 2146-9229
  • Sayı : 4
  • eISSN : 2146-9229
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 846-859
  • IO Kayıt No : 107612
  • Yayıncı : Karadeniz Yazarlar ve Şairler Derneği