Comparison of the city university campus and outside of the city university campus; Gazi University and Sakarya university samples

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Gazi Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2017


Supervisor: SARE SAHİL


In the developing countries, the concept of university, which aims to be involved in the process of social and economical change, is considered to be as not only an educational foundation but also a unit that lives costantly and a makes a great effort. Thus, the place and the importance of the universities that produce science and expand it to the society are clearly seen. In our country, it has recently seen that the location planning of the universities outside the cities has increased. However, the universities have difficulty in giving up their current campuses. Moreover, in most of the campus universities in and out of the cities in Turkey, there are many growth and planning deficiencies related to their choice of place and transportation, the model of settlement, the place in the city and its infrastructure. In the study done to make up the main points of these problems and search for the solutions, Gazi and Sakarya Universities have been evaluated and the planning problems in all the campus universities of our country have been tried to detect as an example of these two universities .In the introduction part, the main points of the thesis have been identified and the main proposition has been put forth. In the second part of the study, the concept of campus and university and the progress of the universities in Turkey before and the Republic have been examined. In the third part, in order to meet the needs, the criterion of the location choice and the settlement models have been analysed. In the forth part, the criteria of design used in campus planning have been explained. In the fifth and sixth part of the study, the study units Gazi and Sakarya Universities have been introduced and in the light of the data gathered from both universities, Gazi University, which is inside the city and Sakarya University, whose location is outside the city have been evaluated in terms of the relationships with the city and the surroundings ; the sizes and the capacities of the campuses; the buildings inside the campuses; the location models of the them, the opportunities of enlargement, development and flexiblity ;the organization of transportation net inside the campus. In the result part, the comparison of these universities have been made, the main proportion of the thesis have been tested and the propositions related to the campus design have been made.