Editorial Team


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hourakhsh Ahmad Nia, Alanya Hamdullah Emin Pasa University, Alanya, Turkey. hourakhshahmadnia@ahep.edu.tr   / +90 506 189 99 66      


Associate Editor

Dr. Rokhsaneh Rahbarianyazd, Alanya Hamdullah Emin Pasa University, Alaniya, Turkey.  rokhsanehrahbarian@ahep.edu.tr   /  +90 506 189 99 77     


Section Editors

Section A-Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: Quality of Life, Liveability, Public Health, Identities, Participatory projects, Walkable cities.

- Prof. Dr. Alexandru-Ionut Petrisor, Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, Romania.     


Section B -Territorial Studies: Gated Communities, Urban resilience, Conflict and Divided Territories, Slums, Port-cities, Heritage Studies, Housing Studies, Mediterranean Architectures and Urbanism.

- Prof. Dr. Yung Yau, Lingnan University, Institute of Policy Studies & Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Hong Kong       

- Prof. Dr. José Manuel Pagés Madrigal, German University in Cairo, Egypt / jose.madrigal@guc.edu.eg   /  +20 109 723 16 50    


Section C -Urban transformation: Littoral transformations, Urban Renewal,  Urban Regeneration, Urban Morphologies, Rapid Urbanization, Urban Sprawl, Smart Cities, Emerging Cities.

-Prof. Dr. Jianfa Shen, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China      


Editorial Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Alaattin Kanoğlu, Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Turkey      

Prof. Dr. Gehan Selim, Faculty Of Engineering And Physical Sciences, University of Leeds, UK /      

Prof. Dr. Mee Kam Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China      

Prof. Dr. Hasim Altan, Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design, Cyprus.       

Dr. Cigdem Varol, Department of City and Regional Planning, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey      

Prof. Dr. Dalia Abdelaziz Elsorady, Director-Architectural and Technical Integrated Consultancies, Egypt     

Prof. Dr. John I. Gilderbloom, University Of Louisville, USA      

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ayşe Sirel, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey       

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alev Erarslan, Istanbul Aydın University, Department of Architecture, Turkey /    

Assoc. Prof.Dr. Bukola A. Adewale, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria     


International Editorial Board members

Prof. Dr. Aykut Karaman, MSGSU , Altınbaş University, İstanbul, Turkey    

Prof. Dr. Özge Yalçıner Ercoşkun, Gazi University, Turkey     

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Victor Udemezue Onyebueke, University of Nigeria, Nigeria    

Prof. Dr. Eziyi O. Ibem, University of Nigeria, Nigeria  

Prof. Dr. Wael Salah Fahmi, Helwan University, Egypt.     

Dr. Abdelbaseer A. Mohamed,  Al-Azhar University, Egypt.  

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Alqahtany, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia      

Prof. Dr. Satish Sharma, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA    

Dr. Rachida Senouci, University of Mostaganem, Algeria.   

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökçen Firdevs Yücel Caymaz, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Turkey  

Prof. Dr. Harold Takooshian, Fordham University, USA      

Dr. Jieling Xiao, Birmingham City University, UK      

Prof. Dr. Justyna Karakiewicz, University of Melbourne, Australia   

English Language Editors

Dr. Timothy Onosahwo IYENDO, Near East University, Turkey

Harry Jake Wadsworth, Girne American University, K.K.T.C., Cyprus.

Production Editor

Siepan Khalil, Girne American University, K.K.T.C., Cyprus.

Dr. Husam Husain, German university in Cairo, Egypt


Dr. Mehmet KARAKOÇ, Alanya HEP , Turkey  

Batuhan Yildiz, Girne American University, K.K.T.C., Cyprus.  Tell:+90 548 849 8507

Cover Design

Deren Raman, Girne American University, North Cyprus, K.K.T.C., Cyprus


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