Prof., Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University
Hatice Ayataç is a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the Faculty of Architecture, ITU. She has researches, international and national publications, and conducts master's and doctoral theses on Urban Identity, Urban Public Space Design, Urban Memory and Memory, Urban Design Theory and History, Pedestrian Spaces, Barrier-Free Access, Children and Space. She was the congress secretary of the International Planning History (IPHS) congress in2010. She has served as a member of the Scientific Board and Advisory Board international and National Scientific Meetings and continues. She is still a member of the executive board in the MARUF (2019-2021) organization held within the Marmara Municipalities Union and a member of the DOCOMOMO Turkey Working Group. She is also a Member of the Executive Board of the Turkish Red Crescent Istanbul Branch and a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Urban Transformation and Urbanization Foundation. She is the directorate of the Culture, Space and Memory Studies Programme of Urban Research Institute. Within the scope of her professional experience, she worked as an executive and researcher in both national and international projects, and as a researcher in the Istanbul Environmental PlanIndustry Sector Working Group. She is the owner of the idea and the implementation guide in the implementation of the Istanbul Airport LibraryProject, which is a first for our country, in the joint protocol of IGA, ITU, and the Ministry of Culture.