Carried by the economic boom before the Syrian war, Turkey is changing at breakneck speed – in some areas. Istanbul is certainly the hotspot of the new western-oriented progressive elite and developing fast under its influence, but other parts of the country cannot keep up the same pace, both culturally and economically. To speed up the process, places like Kayseri in central Turkey receive vast government investments to build tens of thousands of new apartments to attract workers for the local businesses which creates a sort of sterile, semi-conservative cityscape.
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