The Accessibility in Shopping Centres: The Cases of Istanbul Profilo and Kozzy Malls

S.Selhan Yalçın Usal, Ayse Nilay Evcil


Shopping centres are public areas which were used by people from every social strata and different age groups for consuming commodities or leisure. The aim of this study is to emphasize not only public areas accessibility of shopping centres but also consider interior space characteristics in terms of accessibility.

The study showed that architectural design and interior design solutions were not sufficient to solve accessibility problem without active audit mechanism.  


Shopping center; accessibility; interior design; urban design

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