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Title: Examination of sustainable features of stadiums as an integral part of sustainable urban development: the case of Turkey
Authors: Yüce, Arif
Katırcı, Hakan
Yüce, Sevda Gökçe
Keywords: Sustainability
Sustainable stadiums assessment tool
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine the stadiums in Turkey within the scope of sustainability and evaluate their impact on sustainable urban development. Design/methodology/approach In the study, at first, the Sustainable Stadium Assessment Tool, where the final score ranges from 0 to 100 and the evaluation is made as bronze, silver, gold and platinum according to the score ranges, is developed. With this assessment tool, a total of 20 stadiums built or renovated/restored between 2008 and 2018 in Turkey is examined in social, environmental, economic dimensions within the scope of sustainability, and the current situation is revealed within the frame of sustainable urban development. Findings As a result of the study, it was determined that among the stadiums evaluated, only two stadiums have sustainability properties at platinum level, three stadiums at gold level while the remaining stadiums mainly at silver level. Originality/value To date, no assessment tool has been created in the field of sports management that can assess the sustainable properties of stadiums. Therefore, the Sustainable Stadium Assessment Tool created within the scope of the study is the foremost in the field of sports sciences and sports management with its different qualities in national and international terms. In addition, the examination of the stadiums in the social, environmental, economic dimensions within the scope of sustainability and revealed the current situation is also the first, and it contains information that will make very significant scientific contributions to the relevant field.
ISSN: 1464-6668
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