Gülce Kırdar

Researcher Name: 
Gülce Kırdar

İstanbul Technical University PhD student

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Description of Research in Relation to Placemaking : 

My research inquiry is to assess the vitality in the city with digital tools, and gain insight about what motivates people to participate to revitalize the undervalued cultural landscapes.   

Interest in Contribution Field/Context: 

By investigating the motivations behind placemaking actions, and by developing a digital platform to evaluate the actions, and encourage to participate.

Case Studies Conducted / Participated In: 

I am conducting a case study in Istanbul Historic Peninsula.

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External Stakeholders Engaged With: 

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Modes of Investigation: 

online (web scraping of social network services), observatory (observations on place experience), quantitative methods (data analysis with BBN (Bayesian Belief Network) reasoning to assess the vitality level of the area)