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 Aysenur Bas

Aysenur Bas

Research student, School of Geography and Planning


I am currently a PhD student in the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University. My research interests include urban design, play in public spaces, urban play, and the transformative potential of play in the city. My research focuses on transformative urban play and the play in public spaces for social well-being.


  • MA Urban Design, Cardiff University, UK, Distinction (2022)
    Dissertation: Playable squares: Relationships between spatial characteristics and play activities

  • MSc Spatial Organization and Design, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey (2022)
    Dissertation: Urban play and its place in urban design guides

  • BSc City and Regional Planning, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey (2016)



Dr Matluba Khan

Lecturer in Urban Design


Dr Patricia Lopes Simoes Aelbrecht

Senior Lecturer in Urban Design, Planning and Intercultural Studies