Sustainable Cities

Access To Data For Sustainable City: An Overview on Disaster and Building Data

This report, conducted by the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, aims at improving innovation, urban data collection and analysis, and open data capacities in democratic civic governance in Turkey. “Access to Data for Sustainable City: An Investigation on Disaster and Building Data” focuses on (1) status quo of open data movement and ongoing studies, (2) data up-to-dateness and quality, and (3) access to data through disaster and building data in Istanbul, New York and Munich. Inspired by the experiences in the cities of New York and Munich, the report presents policy recommendations for improved access to data regarding disaster management in Istanbul.

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