Authority and Responsibilities

Istanbul Design Bureau was established by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality within the scope of Urban Design Directorate. The Bureau executes, demands and reports on all the processes set out under the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) strategy, communicates with UNESCO, implements support programs, implements projects and produces reports by producing new projects. All the activities carried out by the stakeholders under the UNESCO Design City Istanbul project and all the authorities, experts, entrepreneurs and designers selected by the stakeholders are jointly organized.