2 May 2017

The limits of growth: A case study of three mega-projects in Istanbul

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264275116306059

Highlights
Istanbul continues expanding the limits of its growth (and sustainability).
Mega-projects are the dominant mode of production of urban space and infrastructure.
The problems of jeopardized natural resources, property rights and expected migration influx could violate the existing urban fabric.
The key issue with mega-projects is the danger of losing green areas to business development.