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NEED4B Site Istanbul

The Turkish demonstration site of NEED4B is on the Özyeğin  University campus, located in Nisantepe, Istanbul, north-west Turkey. The Nisantepe region is a newly developed residential site situated very close to the residential and financial region of Ümraniye. The building in focus is in part of the campus buildings that host the School of Languages (ScOLa). The total building area is 17 756 m2 spread across seven levels.

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REMOURBAN Site Tepebaşı

Tepebaşı is a municipality located in Eskişehir in the mid-western side of Anatolia with a population of 320 000. Yaşamköyü is a district of approximately 30 000 m2 with a built area of just under 10 000 m2. The area was built on 2007 by TOKI, the governmental organisation responsible for mass housing in Turkey. Although relatively newly built, similar to most buildings built before the Energy Efficiency Law that came into force recently, the district building stock consists of inefficiently constructed buildings in energy consumption terms.

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CITyFiED Site Soma


Soma is located in the Manisa province, western Turkey and has a population of about 90,000 people. The town has grown around the lignite mining industry and the lignite-fired thermal power plant. The demonstration site district consists of a total gross area of 64,971 m2, of which 41,158 m2 is a conditioned area. The total population in the demonstration site is around 2,000 people.

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R2CITIES Site Istanbul

The Yakacik neighbourhood in the Kartal district in Istanbul is one of the selected pilot sites for the R2CITIES project. The implementation area is located between the Sea of Marmara to the south and the TEM motorways to the north. Despite being far from the city centre it is one of the best-connected parts of Istanbul with motorways, ferries, suburban railways and metro.

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MAtchUP Antalya

As an international showcase city, Antalya looks forward to achieving sustainable local development by providing a high quality of life, skilled employment and competitive service, agricultural and clean industries.

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