StraSpace aims to bring Strategic interventions to Space. We are competent service provider of a wide range of area including (1) spatial, economic and social development plans, (2) social impact assessment, (3) economic due diligence and feasibility, (4) project development and grant consultancy. StraSpace aims to work with the leading institutions and organizations, delivering strategic, innovative and applicable solutions and helping them to understand and manage challenges.
StraSpace is aware that its most essential source is well educated and experienced human source. We have been working with clients mainly from Turkey but around the world and in various sectors for more than 20 years.
We intend to improve ourselves and our approaches by continuously and closely monitoring national and international developments, trends and requirements and taking advantage of technologies. StraSpace aims to increase quality of urban and rural environment by adding values to built environment and protect nature.
StraSpace’s intention is to build more global partnership.
• Spatial, Economic and Social Development Plans.
• Safe and Sustainable Urban Development.
• Social Impact Assessment.
• Economic and Financial Due Diligence and Viability Studies.
• Project Development and Grant Consultancy
Hüseyin ÇİÇEK -Managing Director, City and Regional Planner
Dr. Çiçek is Managing Director and City and Regional Planner at StraSpace Planning and Consultancy, Turkey since 2020. He completed his undergraduate education at Middle East Technical University, City and Regional Planning Department in 2002. He received his master’s in City Planning from Middle East Technical University. He holds a doctorate degree in Regional Development from Middle East Technical University.
He started his career as a project assistant at Middle East Technical University, City and Regional Planning Department in 2002. Dr. Çiçek continued his career as a Team Leader, Urban and Regional Planner, Resettlement and Social Expert, and GIS Expert in various stages of many national and international projects in the private sector between 2004-2020.
Dr. Çiçek was also employed as a part-time lecturer at the City and Regional Planning Department, Middle East Technical University between 2013 and 2017. He taught bachelor's courses CRP 301-302 Planning Studio V-VI.
He worked on many national and regional scale spatial development projects and developed vision and strategy. He also worked on many internationally financed large-scale projects and implemented and audited according to international environmental and social standards and principles.
Dr. Çiçek founded StraSpace Planning and Consultancy in 2020 and since he has been working as managing director, project manager and key expert in national and international projects.
His professional and academic practice and publications mainly focus on regional development, strategic planning, resilience, urban sustainability, urban transportation, social and cultural heritage impact assessment, resettlement, and GIS.
He is a member of the Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects, Chamber of City Planners, Turkish Regional Science Association and Regional Science Association International.
StraSpace provides research and analysis, and crafts effective planning and policy in the following areas:
StraSpace prepares Countrywide Master Plans for various sectors based on rigorous analysis and priorities.
StraSpace uses its unique approach to develop effective and mix of endogenous and exogenous policy for Regional Development Plans.
StraSpace develops Regional Development Plans aiming socio-economic development, defining sectoral targets, developing regional visions and strategies based on rigorous analysis and National Development Plan, Countrywide master plans and priorities.
StraSpace prepares Territorial Plans at various scales.
StraSpace produces integrated development strategies for specific urban issues or city districts.
StraSpace undertakes work to ensure that an organisation’s broader range of existing policies and tools are aligned to support planning policy or strategic outcomes i.e. legal framework, financial and institutional capacities.
StraSpace provides sectoral risk analysis, risk estimation and urban risk management and risk mitigation strategies including physical interventions (i.e. regeneration and intervention areas), organization and finance model.
StraSpace undertakes social and economic development strategies based on comprehensive analysis and its participatory model.
StraSpace undertakes participatory urban regeneration strategies that integrate physical regeneration with good planning and urban design, and an understanding of the underlying urban economy.
StraSpace conducts and coordinates research on a range of topical issues including the physical and economic evolution of cities, urban economies, urban development patterns, and the socio-economic geography of cities.
StraSpace uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to spatialize and analyze data in studies and prepares database and thematic maps for the project. StraSpace also generates and uses study-specific data from open source data sources.
SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
StraSpace prepares Social Impact Assessment Report, Expropriation (Land Acquisition) and Resettlement Action Plans and Livelihood Restoration Plans as per local and international (i.e. WorldBank, IFC, Equator Principles, EIB or other lender institution) regulations.
StraSpace also provide monitoring services before and during construction and operation.
StraSpace prepares occupational health and safety management plans, monitors and reports according to local and international (ie World Bank, IFC, Equator Principles, EIB or other lending institutions) regulations.
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL DUE DILIGENCE AND VIABILITY STUDIES
StraSpace obtains technical, economical, financial, social and environmental information and analyze, provide information for current situation and underlines current or potential/ future risks.
StraSpace provides Economic and Financial Due Diligence and Viability Studies for various sectors including energy, infrastructure, transportation, health investments and real estate development.
StraSpace also provides Financial and Economic Feasibility Studies for various sectors including energy, infrastructure, transportation, health investments and real estate development.
StraSpace supports lenders in their decision processes by providing high quality due diligence and testing property performance under various scenarios.
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND GRANT CONSULTANCY
StraSpace provides consultancy services -from the development stage to monitoring and evaluation- for all kinds of spatial, social and economic development projects in line with the potential and needs of institutions and compatible with open grant calls. Provided services, including but not limited to, are
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