Mengi, Onur

Izmir University of Economics

Dr Onur Mengi is Associate Professor in Industrial Design and Vice Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts and Design at Izmir University of Economics in Turkey, and research fellow in the Creative Industries Faculty, at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia. His research concentrates on urban design, urban planning, design strategies, design management and place-based development processes.



  • Articles
    Introduction The evolution of creative city paradigm in the last three decades has dramatically changed the notion of placemaking and the meaning of art and design for urban development in the creative and cultural economy context. Very recently, a spontaneously emerging art district has been exploited by policy actions in many cities, resulting in its presence on...Read more