Editorial Team


 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. José Manuel Pagés Madrigal, University of Genoa, Italy / 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

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

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

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

Dr. Ayşe Sirel, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey /  

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

Dr. Mohammad Arif Kamal, Aligarh Muslim University, India   

International Editorial Board members

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

Dr. Özge Yalçıner Ercoşkun, Gazi University, Turkey   

Dr. Eziyi O. Ibem, University of Nigeria

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

Dr. Evren Ulkeryildiz,  Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa Üniversitesi, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey

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

Dr. Shahin Keynoush, Girne American University, K.K.T.C., Cyprus

Dr. Harold Takooshian, Fordham University, USA

Dr. Jieling Xiao, Birmingham City University, UK

Dr. Francisco Gomes, University of Texas at Austin, USA   

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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