(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Azime Tezer Kemer

Beneficiary country: 
Kemer Azime Tezer Turkey Born on 22 July 1964 in Kandira-Kocaeli, Turkey
Country of study: 
United States of America
Last degree obtained: 

Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Science Institute, Istanbul, Turkey: PhD in Urban Planning (23 July 1997).

Scholarly work and publications: 

Istanbul Project, Istanbul Historic Peninsula Conservation Study, UNESCO-WHC, ITU, with Zeren Gulersoy, N., Genli Yigiter, R., Koramaz, K. and Gunay, Z. 2003.

Developing National Disaster Management Model (in Turkish), ITU Press, with Sener, S.M., Kadioglu, M., Helvacioglu, I. and Trabzon, L. 2002.

Zeyrek, a Study in Conservation, ITU Faculty of Architecture, Cenkler Press, ISBN:975-561-191-6, with Zeren Gulersoy, N. and Genli Yigiter, R. 2001.

What the fellow says:

"From this experience I am more aware of the importance of the ecological point of view in urban sustainability and in urban planning."