Authorities have picked up the tempo for city transformation in Istanbul – which is likely one of the most populous European cities – after the large devastation in 11 provinces in Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquakes on Feb. 6, ramping up efforts to demolish the shabby infrastructure to mitigate the destruction in case of catastrophes.
On this context, the Ministry of Atmosphere, Urbanization and Local weather Change is working with district municipalities and the non-public sector to resume the dilapidated buildings inside initiatives began in 2012 underneath the slogan of “City Transformation All Over Türkiye.”
City transformation was by no means taken that critically in Türkiye’s metropolitan hub after the Marmara earthquake that struck on Aug. 17, 1999; nevertheless, authorities are pacing up the renovation and restoration of dangerous infrastructures after the Feb. 6 disaster that not solely wreaked havoc in Türkiye and Syria however shook your entire world.
Whereas the transformation of 695,000 impartial items has been accomplished by the cooperation of municipalities and the non-public sector over a 10-year interval within the metropolis, the development of 93,000 impartial items is underway. The ministry goals to rebuild each unstable construction for the city transformation by 2035.
In Istanbul’s Fikirtepe and Kadıköy neighborhoods 1,648 of the ten,765 impartial items, 1,563 impartial items in Ataşehir’s Yukarı Dudullu, 615 impartial items in Ümraniye’s Hekimbaşı district, 939 impartial items in Beyoğlu’s Okmeydanı and 130 of 1,295 impartial items in Kartal’s Orhantepe, which have been demolished and reconstructed later, have been delivered to the beneficiaries.
The evacuation and demolition course of of two,027 impartial items within the Orta and Dumlupınar neighborhoods in Pendik have additionally been accomplished.
Moreover, 446 impartial items in Maltepe’s Atışokulu are deliberate to be demolished quickly. Within the Beykoz’s Tokatköy district, the development of 823 impartial items has been began and the demolition of 653 impartial items continues in Eyüpsultan’s Islambey.
In Güngören’s Tozkoparan and Genç Osman neighborhoods, 144 of 1,770 impartial items have been delivered to their beneficiaries, whereas the remaining 1,626 impartial items have been underneath development.
In Üsküdar, the earthquake-safe transformation of seven,084 homes, which embody Çamlıca Mosque, Kirazlıtepe, Ferah, Küplüce and Mehmet Akif, continues. Some 551 of the three,821 impartial items, which have been demolished and later reconstructed, have been delivered to their beneficiaries whereas the development of two,620 impartial items within the district continues.
In Esenler, 2,110 out of 60,000 impartial items have been delivered to the beneficiaries whereas 745 impartial items within the Kağıthane Yahya Kemal neighborhood are within the supply section. Within the Telsiz, Beştelsiz and Merkezefendi neighborhoods of Zeytinburnu, 1,113 impartial items have been demolished.
The ministry has been concerned within the city transformation course of since 2019 to hold out practices to create protected and livable city settlements for residents in dangerous areas in Gaziosmanpaşa. The transformation strategy of 5,375 impartial items, together with 5,265 residences and 110 industrial items in 4 neighborhoods and 5 sub-regions within the district is being carried out in coordination with the Housing Improvement Administration (TOKI).
In Çatalca’s Ferhatpaşa neighborhood, 285 impartial items have entered the ultimate stage of development.
On this context, a complete of 1,081 impartial items, together with 1,040 residences and 41 industrial items, have been delivered to their beneficiaries in Gaziosmanpaşa’s Yıldıztabya and Sarıgöl neighborhoods. The development of 842 impartial items, 813 residences and 29 industrial items was accomplished and handed over to the beneficiaries. Moreover, the development of 926 residences and one industrial unit continues within the Bağlarbaşı (7A) neighborhood.
The tender strategy of 1,860 impartial items comprising 1,821 residences and 39 industrial items within the Sarıgöl, Yenimahalle and Yıldıztabya neighborhoods has been accomplished and development has begun.
Inside city transformation, KIPTAŞ – a subsidiary of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) – took the tender to finish and ship all authorized and technical issues associated to city transformation initiatives in Bayrampaşa.
Within the new mission of KIPTAŞ, 1,646 impartial items have been deliberate in Eyüpsultan, Bağcılar, Güngören, Beylikdüzü, Beşiktaş and Kadıköy. The primary section of Eyüpsultan’s Yeşilpınar homes, which contains 155 impartial items, has been accomplished and delivered to the beneficiaries.
In Kadıköy three buildings have been demolished and their new foundations have been laid, with earthquake security areas put aside within the buildings.
Noting that Istanbul is a metropolis that accommodates one-seventh of the inhabitants of Türkiye, the previous IBB Earthquake and Pure Catastrophe Fee chairperson, Kadem Ekşi, advised Anadolu Company (AA) that about 1.2 million of seven.1 million impartial items within the metropolis should be rapidly renewed or strengthened. “Now we have over 1 million buildings in Istanbul and practically 70% of them have been constructed earlier than 2000,” he highlighted.
“The weakening of the buildings due to the iron reinforcements, deterioration because of the corrosion of the muse, provider programs and the insulation issues have introduced us to a degree that critically considerations us,” he added.