Tepeli Türel, Özlem

Istanbul Technical University

Özlem Tepeli Türel is a PhD candidate at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Istanbul Technical University, and she has been working as a research and teaching assistant at the same department since 2015. She completed her Master’s degree from the Interdisciplinary Urban Design Program at Istanbul Technical University. During her PhD, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Milan Bicocca, Urban Sociology department for one year. She has been researching issues on cultural and creative industries, social network theory and urban design.


  • Articles
    Introduction Despite the emphasis on the theoretical definitions of the concept of “creativity“ and its impact on cities, it is still uncertain, difficult to measure and limited. Creativity and its impacts are difficult to generalise because of the multiplicity of approaches and a lack of comparative analysis. The concept of creativity and its reflection on cities...Read more