Olgu Çalışkan

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Olgu Çalışkan


Having completed his doctoral degree on urbanism at TU Delft, the Netherlands in 2013, he has been lecturing at METU Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning and coordinating the Master of Urban Design Studio as assistant professor. His publications involve the book, Urban Compactness (VDM, 2009), guest editorial for the journal of Built Environment (2011), and several articles, including those in the Journal of Urban Design (2010/15), and Journal of Architectural and Planning Research (2011) and Urban Design International (2012) and Urban Morphology (2017) Within the design team of ÖZER\ÜRGER Architects, Olgu Çalışkan received the first price at Antalya Konyaaltı Waterfront Design Competition in 2015.

Areas of Interest: Physical planning and design, urban morphology, urban design theory and methodology, and visualisation in urbanism.