"The plan for Istanbul's urban transformation
Saturday, December 29, 2007
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş made an opening speech at the “Urban Transformation and Real Estate Investments Conference” supported by Prime Minister Mass Housing Authority (TOKİ) and Urban Land Institute (ULI).Migration and unplanned structuring in Istanbul causes a chaos and gives birth to urban transformation, the mayor noted. Therefore the municipality conducts an array works with a holistic approach to the renovation of cultural heritage and elimination of crooked buildings."
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