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Journal Articles on Cypriot Settlements

This section of our website provides journal articles on various aspects of Cypriot settlements. The articles are classified

(in chronological order) under the following titles:

  • Cities and Urban Spaces
  • Housing Environments
Please click on the journal cover to see the article pages, and cite the original material when needed .  

Cities and Urban Spaces

 

Title of Article: " Overall Quality of Urban Life and Neighborhood Satısfaction : A Household Survey in the Walled City of Famagusta "   Authors: Oktay, D. and Marans, R.W.   Journal Info: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, Vol 35, Issue 3 , September 2010, pp 27-36      

 Title of Article: " An Analysis and Review of the Divided City of Nicosia , Cyprus, and New perspectives "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: GEOGRAPHY, Vol 92, Issue 3, 2007, pp 231-247.    

Title of Article: " Revitalizing a Declaning Historic Urban Quarter : The Walled City of Famagusta, North Cyprus "   Authors: Hoşkara, Ş., Doratlı, N., Oktay, B., Faslı, M.   Journal Info: JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING RESEARCH, Vol 24, Issue 1, Spring 2007, pp 65-88.  

 Title of Article: " An Analytical Methodology for Revitalization Strategies in Historic Urban Quarters: A Case Study of the Walled City of Nicosia, North Cyprus "   Authors: Doratlı, N., Hoşkara, Ş., Faslı, M.   Journal Info: CITIES, Vol 21, Issue 4, August 2004, pp 329-348  

Title of Article: " Urban Design for Sustainability: A Study on the Turkish City "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND WORLD ECOLOGY, Vol 11, Issue 1, March 2004, pp 24-35.    

  Title of Article: " The Quest for Urban Identity in the Changing Context of the City : Northern Cyprus "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: CITIES, Vol 19, Issue 4, 2002, pp 31-41.  

  Title of Article: " The Urban Problems of Gazimagusa (Famagusta) and Proposals for the Future"   Authors: Hoşkara, Ş., Dağlı, D.,   Journal Info: CITIES, Vol 16, Issue 5, 1999 Fall, pp 333-351.    

  Title of Article: " Urban Spatial Patterns and Local Identity: Evaluations in A Cypriot Town "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, Vol 23, Issue 3, March 1998, pp 17-23.      

Housing Environments

Title of Artıcle: " Determinants of Neighborhood Satisfaction Among Local Residents and International students: A Case Study in Famagusta, N.Cyprus "   Authors: Oktay, D. , Rüstemli, A. and Marans, R.W.   Journal Info: JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING RESEARCH, Vol 29, Issue 3, Autumn 2012, pp 224-240.  

 Title of Article: " Overall Quality of Urban Life and Neighborhood Satısfaction : A Household Survey in the Walled City of Famagusta "   Authors: Oktay, D. and Marans, R.W.   Journal Info: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, Vol 35, Issue 3 , September 2010, pp 27-36  

Title of Article: " A Theoretical Approach for Assessing Sustainability in Housing Environments ”   Authors: Oktay, B. , Hoşkara, E , Hoşkara, Ş   Journal Info: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, Vol 35, Issue 1, 2010, pp 26-36.  

Title of Article: " Place attachment in a foreign settlement "   Authors: Boğaç, C   Journal Info: ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, Vol 29, Issue 2, June 2009, pp 267-278.    

Title of Article: " Neighbourhood Satisfaction, Sense of Community and Attachment : Inital Findings from Famagusta (Gazimagusa) Quality of Life Study ”   Authors: Oktay, D. , Rüstemli, A. and Marans, R.W.   Journal Info: ITU A/Z JOURNAL, Vol 6, Issue 1, 2009, pp 6-20.  

Title of Article: " Legal Frameworks and Housing Environments in North Cyprus "   Authors: Hoşkara, Ş., Cavusoglu, B., Öngül, Z   Journal Info: METU JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURE, Vol 26, Issue 1, 2009 , pp 81-100.    

Title of Article: " In Pursuit of Humane and Sustainable Housing Patterns on the Island of Cyprus ”   Authors: Oktay, D. and Pontikis, K.   Journal Info: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND WORLD ECOLOGY, Vol 15, Issue 3, 2008, pp 179-188.  

Title of Article: " Suitable Roof Constructions for Warm Climates - Gazimagusa Case " Authors: Ozdeniz, M,B. and Hancer, P. Journal Info: ENERGY AND BUILDINGS, Vol 37, Issue 6, June 2005, pp 643- 649.      

  Title of Article: " Design with the Climate in Housing Environments : An Analysis in Northern Cyprus "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, Vol 37, Issue 10, 2002, pp 1003- 1012.  

  Title of Article: " Dwellers' Responses On Meaning and Use of Residential Open Spaces: Northern Cyprus "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, Vol 25, Issue 2, June 2000, pp 31- 41  

  Title of Article: " The Significance of Global Design in Creation of Social Life in Urban Neighborhoods "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: HOUSING SCIENCE, Vol 23, Issue 1, 1999, pp 37-47.  

  Title of Article: " Effects of Green Spaces on the Ecological Quality of Housing Settlements "   Authors: Oktay, D.   Journal Info: EKISTICS, Vol 65, Issue 391/392/393 (Triple issue), 1998, pp 283-291.  

  Title of Article: " Analysis of Residential Outdoor Spaces in Cypriot Towns "   Authors: Oktay, D. and Önal, Ş.   Journal Info: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, Vol 23, Issue 1, March 1998, pp 22-31.