Earthquake as a Fact of Istanbul: Risk-based Strategy and an Action Plan for the Vulnerable Zeytinburnu Area

  • Ayse Sema Kubat
  • Engin Eyüboĝlu
  • Özhan Ertekin
  • Firat Sari
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 8)


Definition of vulnerable space encompasses a large range of local conditions. Turkey, and specifically the Istanbul region with its risky domain, holds a remarkable proportion of these unique factors, particularly in terms of earthquakes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayse Sema Kubat
    • 1
  • Engin Eyüboĝlu
    • 1
  • Özhan Ertekin
    • 1
  • Firat Sari
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of City and Regional PlanningIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbul
  2. 2.YEM — Building Information Centre (Istanbul, Tuekey)Istanbul

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