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Children are the citizen of today and their active participation in the life and decision-making reveals the common sense that "what is good for children is also good for society at large.” 


Academic background

Özlemnur Ataol is a Ph.D. candidate at the Eindhoven University of Technology where she researches the role of urban planning and design in the child-focused vision of urban environment and public space. She focuses on empowering children in the decision-making process of urban planning and design. Ataol holds a master’s degree from Istanbul Technical University. She majored in architectural design. Her master’s thesis contributes to the knowledge of Istanbul’s public spaces in the context of Istinye District by studying visible or invisible boundaries in public spaces and the effects of these boundaries on usage. She graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture in 2010.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Istanbul Technical University


Bachelor, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts


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Supporting Urban Childhoods: Observations on Caregiver Use of Public Spaces from Istanbul (TR) and Pune (IN)

Krishnamurthy, S. & Ataol, Ö., Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) Bernard van Leer Foundation. 150 p.

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  • Children’s participation in urban planning and design: a systematic review

    Ataol, Ö., Krishnamurthy, S. & van Wesemael, P. J. V., 18 Dec 2019, In : Children, Youth and Environments. 29, 2, p. 27-47 24 p.

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    • 2 Contributed talk
    • 1 Editorial activity
    • 1 Membership of committee

    Children, Youth and Environments (Journal)

    Özlemnur Ataol (Editorial board member)

    Jun 2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

    Empowering Young Children and their Caregivers in Urban Environments: Case Study of Istanbul, Turkey

    Özlemnur Ataol (Speaker)

    28 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

    Open Research Meeting of AUDE (Event)

    Özlemnur Ataol (Member)

    17 Oct 20185 Jun 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific

    Children in Urban Environments: Participatory Approaches in Urban Planning and Design

    Özlemnur Ataol (Speaker)

    25 Sep 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific