Planning the Future of Istanbul Together

Istanbul is getting ready for 2050. Our work at the Vision 2050 Office focuses on developing ways to make the future of this ancient city fairer, greener and more creative. As such, we aim to form the building blocks of Istanbul’s future through an inclusive, comprehensive and multi-dimensional approach.

Vision 2050

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Vision Meetings

The Vision 2050 Office brings together Istanbulites, experts, academicians, public and private sector and civil society representatives at different events.

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Publications

You can find the reports and publications prepared by the Vision 2050 Office during the research and planning process here.

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The Latest News

Climate Crisis, Ecology and Environmental Policies

Interview: "Searching for Cosmopolis: Living Together, Apart" with Prof. Heathcott

A conversation titled "Searching for Cosmopolis: Living Together, Apart" was held with Joseph Heathcott, Professor of Urban Studies and Design at The New School University.

Spatial Organization and Development Strategies

Webinar: Columbia Global Centers - 15 Minute Cities

Vision 2050 researcher Müge Yorgancı moderated the panel about "15-Minute Cities" organized by Columbia Global Centers.

Urban Resilience, Disaster and Risk Management

Webinar: Columbia Global Centers Emergency Urbanism

Vision 2050 researcher Dr. K. Murat Güney participated Columbia Global Centers webinar on "Emergency Urbanism and Preventive Infrastructure."

Urban Resilience, Disaster and Risk Management

Dr. Fouad Bendimerad: “We need a new vision for disaster management”

On Disaster Education and Preparation Day, November 12, as the Istanbul Planning Agency Vision 2050 team we had a conversation with Dr. Fouad Bendimerad.

Urban Resilience, Disaster and Risk Management

IPA Special Event on World Urbanism Day: A Conversation with Prof. AbdouMaliq Simone

On World Urbanism Day, November 8, 2020, we invited Prof. AbdouMaliq Simone as our guest speaker. On that special event of Istanbul Planning Agency, Prof. Simone made a presentation titled "Counting the Uncountable: Revisiting the Concept of Majority"

Sectoral Solutions: Industry, Services, Tourism and Creative Sectors

Deindustrialization in Istanbul

In the first of the "Graduate Talks" organized by the Istanbul Planning Agency, Institute Istanbul, deindustrialization in Istanbul was discussed.

Demography, Migration and Population Policies

How do you imagine a better Istanbul?

Let's define the urgent issues of Istanbul together, and offer solution suggestions.

11 Days 2 Hour 27 Minutes

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February

Participatory Democratic Governance Policies

Istanbul Planning Agency Launch

The launch of Istanbul Planning Agency started with the speech of Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul, where he highlighted local democracy.

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March

Climate Crisis, Ecology and Environmental Policies

Interview: "Searching for Cosmopolis: Living Together, Apart" with Prof. Heathcott

A conversation titled "Searching for Cosmopolis: Living Together, Apart" was held with Joseph Heathcott, Professor of Urban Studies and Design at The New School University.

2
March

Spatial Organization and Development Strategies

Webinar: Columbia Global Centers - 15 Minute Cities

Vision 2050 researcher Müge Yorgancı moderated the panel about "15-Minute Cities" organized by Columbia Global Centers.

2
March

Urban Resilience, Disaster and Risk Management

Webinar: Columbia Global Centers Emergency Urbanism

Vision 2050 researcher Dr. K. Murat Güney participated Columbia Global Centers webinar on "Emergency Urbanism and Preventive Infrastructure."

2
March

Urban Resilience, Disaster and Risk Management

Dr. Fouad Bendimerad: “We need a new vision for disaster management”

On Disaster Education and Preparation Day, November 12, as the Istanbul Planning Agency Vision 2050 team we had a conversation with Dr. Fouad Bendimerad.

2
March

Urban Resilience, Disaster and Risk Management

IPA Special Event on World Urbanism Day: A Conversation with Prof. AbdouMaliq Simone

On World Urbanism Day, November 8, 2020, we invited Prof. AbdouMaliq Simone as our guest speaker. On that special event of Istanbul Planning Agency, Prof. Simone made a presentation titled "Counting the Uncountable: Revisiting the Concept of Majority"

2
March

Sectoral Solutions: Industry, Services, Tourism and Creative Sectors

Deindustrialization in Istanbul

In the first of the "Graduate Talks" organized by the Istanbul Planning Agency, Institute Istanbul, deindustrialization in Istanbul was discussed.

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Your Istanbul 

Your City

How do you imagine a better Istanbul?

Let's define the urgent issues of Istanbul together, and offer solution suggestions.

11 Days 2 Hour 27 Minutes

Vision Meetings

12
February

Participatory Democratic Governance Policies

Istanbul Planning Agency Launch

The launch of Istanbul Planning Agency started with the speech of Ekrem İmamoğlu, Mayor of Istanbul, where he highlighted local democracy.

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Istanbul Congress Center – Üsküdar Hall

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