Supporting Urban Childhoods
This collection builds on research to enhance our spatial understanding of how caregivers of young children use public space.
Urban95 Starter Kit
This toolkit is an excellent starting point for city leaders and urban professionals to understand the value of investing in babies, toddlers…
Data and Urban95 in Türkiye
This collection includes three briefs that reflect on the intersection of Urban95 programming and data-driven practice in Türkiye.
Zümrütevler Square Interim Implementation
This booklet documents the transformation of a busy intersection in Istanbul into a vibrant space for families.
Data-Driven Decision-Making and Policy Development
This report compiles best practices of policy tools created through meaningful data and outlines the Urban95 policy tool.
Management case studies
Bridging the Divide: Coalition Building for Early Childhood Development in Istanbul, 2016–2020
This case study explores how principles of early childhood development are becoming embedded in Turkish local government.
5 key takeaways from the Urban95 Festival
On December 2, 2019, over seventy city leaders, planners, designers and thinkers from around the world committed to making cities better for…
Colleague Yigit Aksakoglu acquitted of all charges
We are thrilled that our Turkey Representative, Yigit Aksakoglu was acquitted of all charges in his court hearing today. In November 2018,…
Playground Ideas for 0-3 Years
This toolkit shares practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers.
Data mapping informs home visits in Istanbul
Four municipalities in Istanbul – Beyoğlu, Maltepe, Sarıyer and Sultanbeyli – began home visiting services in 2018, targeting their resources according to…
How to bridge the gap between pilot and policy? – highlights from the Istanbul95 ‘Urban Playspaces Conference’
On 21-22 September 2018, artists, politicians, architects, and academics got together to discuss how to make space for children to play in…
Research report
Services for Children and Family in Istanbul District Municipalities
This report summaries early childhood services across 39 districts in Istanbul to inform policy discussions around improving them.