Yasar Ergen

Aksaray University

Yasar Bahri Ergen graduated from Istanbul State Academy of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Architecture, in 1973. In 1976 he completed his master’s degree in Urban Planning at the Istanbul State Academy of Engineering and Architecture. From 1983 to 1984 he lived in the USA to conduct research in his field of expertise. He received a doctorate degree from Gazi University in 1987. His academic life started in 1982 and took a turn from the USA to Gazi University. In 1995 he established the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Bozok University and in 2009 he established the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Amasya University. In 2017 he established the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design at Siirt University In 2018 he received the title of associate professor. After that, he started to work at Aksaray University in 2021 and still works at Aksaray University.

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Urban and regional planning is a spatial design practice that brings limitations to the intervention in natural areas to ensure a balance between population growth, housing, and employment in residential areas. It includes spatial design that enables living creatures to live while planning the interventions to ensure suitability to ecology, geology, climate, and land structure since intervention in nature should be balanced. In this context, the profession generally includes regional, spatial and urban planning, urban transformation that involves the urban decline areas in the city, urban renewal and protection, urban transportation, and urban management. Therefore, it is believed that this book will be useful for those who work in this area on a practical or academic basis and follow the innovations in the profession.

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