Özlemnur Ataol

Özlemnur Ataol
Eindhoven University of Technology | TUE · Department of Built Environment

PhD Candidate
Looking for Post-doc in Urban Geography or Participatory Urban Planning

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Introduction
Özlemnur Ataol is a Ph.D. candidate in the Urbanism and Urban Architecture (UUA) research group at the Eindhoven University of Technology. She shares the editorship of Media+Book Review at Children, Youth and Environments journal. Her research focuses on the role of participatory urban planning with children and their caregivers in creating inclusive urban environments . Her experience includes collaborations with public and private institutions such as local governments, NGOs, and foundations.
Additional affiliations
June 2020 - May 2022
Children Youth and Environment Journal
Position
  • Co-Editor (remotely)
Description
  • The CYE journal is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, online journal, highlighting the physical environments where children and youth live, learn, work, and play. The journal values the capacity of children and young people to meaningfully participate in the processes that shape their lives and publishes papers from distinct viewpoints, varied approaches, and diverse cultures and regions around the world. - https://www.cyenetwork.org/
Education
October 2017 - September 2022
Eindhoven University of Technology
Field of study
  • Urbanism and Urban Architecture
September 2010 - June 2013
Istanbul Technical University
Field of study
  • Architectural Design
September 2005 - June 2010
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Field of study
  • Architecture

Publications

Publications (14)
Article
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One of the under-represented groups in participatory urban research is very young children (0-3 years old). Very young children from disadvantaged neighbourhoods , particularly in global cities, such as Istanbul, often have to negotiate unfriendly urban spaces in their daily routines. These routines consist of intertwined events of caregivers and c...
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Children's participation in the decision-making and design of urban public spaces is crucial for achieving inclusive cities. International covenants have recognized the importance of participation as a right. Having adhered to these agreements, Turkey is obliged to enable children's participation in all public matters that concern them, including s...
Book
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Developing spatial and contextual knowledge on how children and caregivers use public space and services in disadvantaged areas in a city provides input for planning better spatial interventions and redevelopment schemes. By identifying daily routines and discussing the multifaceted nature and use of public spaces in different geographies we aim to...
Article
Urban planning and design play a central role in determining the quality of the built environment and the ways families with children can access and use public space. However, there remains an ongoing need to clarify children's involvement in planning. This paper carries out a systematic literature review of 30 studies published between 1990-2017 i...
Presentation
27-29 November 2019 https://playfulplanet.org.uk/child/conference/
Article
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Placemaking, with its various faces, provides an answer to the question: "What constitutes the best public space?" The best public space should be a place that reveals the sense of place, with opportunities for ındividuals to create communities from the inside out, and upgrade participation in urban design through spatial movements like tactical ur...
Presentation
24 - 26 September 2018 https://www.childinthecity.org/2018-conference/
Chapter
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Sınırlar insan yaşamında çeşitli biçimlerde var olurlar. Doğada topoğrafya, su, bitki gibi öğelerle var olan sınırlar, insan tarafından oluşturulan çevrede güvenlik, mahremiyet vb.ihtiyaçlar nedeniyle yaratılmaktadır. Sınırlandırılmış mekân aslında mimarlığın ilk basamağıdır ve insanın evrensel boşluğu, kendi çevresinde özel bir yer ayırarak tanıml...
Conference Paper
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Geleceğin şehrine ulaşmak için şehirlerin bugünden geleceğe hazırlanması gerekmektedir. Bu günün izini yarına aktarmak adına sürdürülebilirlik önemli bir kavram olarak karşımıza çıkmaktadır. Sürdürülebilirlik, 70’li yıllarda popüler olmaya başlamış, zaman geçtikçe kentsel yenileme ve yeniden oluşturulan kentsel yerleşimlerde önemi artmış bir kavram...
Conference Paper
Urban spaces are not considered only with their physical features but also meanings of social, sociological, psychological, as a whole. With different points of view, it is seen that public spaces devolve their situations and functions to private spaces in intensive ways. Changing the relationship between the usage of public and private spaces is g...
Conference Paper
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İnsan ve kent arasındaki karşılıklı ilişki ilgi çekicidir ve farklı disiplinlerde birçok çalışmanın konusu olmuştur. Bu çalışmalarda, insanın temel gereksinimlerinden biri olan güven içerisinde özel ilişkilerini sürdürmek için gerekli sınırlı mekân ihtiyacı için oluşturulan sınırlar, sosyal arka planı ile birlikte incelenmiş ve kent üzerindeki sosy...

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Projects (2)
Project
Observations on Caregivers use of Public Spaces from Istanbul (TR) and Pune (IN)
Project
The role of participatory urban planning and design in creating child-friendly urban environments