Due to the increasing migration from rural to urban areas in the world from past to present for
various reasons, cities need to be renewed and transformed in future times with the irregular
construction occurring in the cities. In this direction, States develop and implement urban
transformation policies with various methods. In the study, the logic of urban transformation
is discussed with definitions and the progress of urban transformation in history is mentioned
with which aims and methods are carried out. In addition, the data obtained in the incident
that occurred with the collapse of a building in Kartal district of Istanbul province in 2019
were mentioned and the construction in the area in question was discussed.