Factors constraining the development of professional project management in Turkey's urban design practice
Project success is achieved via the obtainment of the product which provides desired quality within definite time and limited resources and with maximum performance. Project management is an occupation which requires utilizing modern management techniques to provide this. Today, project management concepts are utilized in many different fields such as medicine, chemistry, industry.etc. Western countries utilize project management approach in extensive urban design projects aiming especially urban renewal and transformation, too. However, it is not, yet, possible to say that this approach is widely utilized in our country.s urban design practice.This study investigates the perception of project management understanding in Turkey.s urban design practice and the factors constraining the development of professional project management in this field.