Istanbul’s good density imperative: new report

Istanbul has an imperative to retain its cDensity Istanbulompact and vibrant character through the next cycle of growth and infrastructure development, according to a new study authored by Greg Clark and Tim Moonen. The report, published by ULI in partnership with TH Real Estate, examines what is needed to re-engineer Istanbul’s un-planned high density model in order to create a more polycentric, resilient and socially integrated city

This work is one of six in-depth reports on European cities that inform a wider assessment of the impacts and advantages of densification for cities that are either growing fast, bouncing back, or consolidating at a smaller size. Click on the image to view the report.

The authors wish to thank all those who have contributed their time and expertise during the consultation for this report. Special thanks to Jonathan Couturier and Elena Kuskova for their research to prepare the case study.