Bibliography III: The Master Plan

Istanbul has regeneration processes going on for decades trying to make itself a global city. In this Master Plan done within 2007-2009, it puts a heavier focus on cultural-led regeneration approaches in Istanbul, and also cultural industries’ developments.


In terms of Culture-Tourism, it emphasises on the museums and heritage sites to promote Istanbul as a Global Tourism Destination. It also want to promote Congress Tourism as Istanbul is also trying to make use of its geological advantage and create new CBDs.


In terms of cultural industries, Istanbul has identified 4 main sectors, which are the Film Sector, the Fashion Design Sector, the Software Sector and also the Cultural and Art Festivals, to develop.


İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi (IBB). The Istanbul Master Plan Summary. Istanbul: BİMTAŞ Boğaziçi İnşaat Müşavirlik A.Ş, 2007


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