Dr Onur Mengi


Visiting Researcher

PhD in City Planning (Izmir Institute of Technology), MSc in Urban Design (Izmir Institute of Technology), Research Master (exchange) in Metropolitan Studies (University of Amsterdam), BSc in City and Regional Planning (Dokuz Eylul University).

Dr. Onur Mengi is a Visiting Researcher in the QUT Design Lab, School of Design in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology. Onur’s current research focuses on the trajectories of creative city towards a multi-dimensional formation where placemaking recently becomes essential. He is currently involved in the creative city review with the intent of redirecting placemaking toward arts-led, place-based community development, and he aims to deliver a mapping study for creative placemaking in Brisbane.

Dr. Onur Mengi is currently employed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Design in Faculty of Fine Arts and Design at Izmir University of Economics in Turkey. Onur is working in the following fields:

  • Urban Design and Planning
  • Creative Cities; Creative/Cultural Industries
  • Placemaking for Creative Ecosystems
  • Product and Service Design
  • Design Strategies and Management
  • University-Industry Collaborations

Digital Portfolio: https://issuu.com/OnurMengi/docs/onurmengi_portfolio2