Along with the improvements in technology, the dynamics change and problems increase in the globalizing and digitizing world. One of these problems is related with the people who are forced to migrate for their survival and fail to meet their sheltering needs. New settlement model is needed to find a soluition for this problem, as well as to provide more sustainable settlements. Within this context, considering the changing dynamics and the fact that sustainable development is a development movement directly related to human and the environment, a flexible settlement model porposal comprising not only spatial solutions but also infrastructure, energy, employment, social and cultural issues is presented in this study. In this regard, migration problem has been addressed. During the development of the proposal, global settlement policies and smart city context in the Turkey’s Information Society Strategy and Action Plan have been referred. Among the goals of this study is to develop a settlement model, which meets the sheltering, employment and social needs of the migrants, withing the framework where urban and rural terms are interwined. In order to create liveable settlements, the existing problem should be understood well and a solution proposal based on a new definition should be developed. Within the context this study, basic solutions regarding the fundemantal needs such as shelter, protection, food, livelihood followed by social needs will be presented in the first place. Then, in accordance with the proposed model based on the requirements, rapidly productable, comfortable, economical and ecological builging design proposals will be put forward.
Eco-Architecture, Eco-Sustainability, Smart City, Migration, Ecological Settlement