Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Landscape Architecture

Edited by Murat Ozyavuz

Namık Kemal University, Turkey

Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor and public spaces to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, and/or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes in the landscape, and the design of interventions that will produce the desired outcome. The scope of the profession includes: urban design; site planning; town or urban planning; environmental restoration; parks and recreation planning; visual resource management; green infrastructure planning and provision; and private estate and residence landscape master planning and design - all at varying scales of design, planning and management. This book contains chapters on recent developments in studies of landscape architecture. For this reason I believe the book would be useful to the relevant professional disciplines.

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Advances in Landscape ArchitectureEdited by Murat Ozyavuz

Published: July 1st 2013

DOI: 10.5772/51738

ISBN: 978-953-51-1167-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5381-8

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

213478 Total Chapter Downloads

102 Crossref Citations

122 Web of Science Citations

204 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

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1. Inventory and Analysis of the Landscape

By Murat Özyavuz

3771

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2. Impacts of Improper Land Uses in Cities on the Natural Environment and Ecological Landscape Planning

By A. Esra Cengiz

4291

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3. Architectures on Territories ‒ Methodologies for the Graphical Representation

By José Manuel Pagés Madrigal

2354

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4. Possibility to Employ AHP as a Multi-Criteria Decision Making Method in Landscape Planning Initiatives

By Murat Akten

2143

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5. Use of Watersheds Boundariesin the Landscape Planning

By Aybike Ayfer Karadağ

2978

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6. Stakeholder Involvement in Sustainable Watershed Management

By Reyhan Erdogan

5181

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7. Urban Waterfront Regenerations

By Umut Pekin Timur

11660

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8. Eco-Revelatory Design

By Nurgül Konaklı Arısoy

3230

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9. Designing Landscapes for Child Health

By Aydın Özdemir

2704

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10. Integrating Ecosytem Landscapes in Cityscape: Birds and Butterflies

By Gökçen Firdevs Yücel

2382

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11. Visual Quality Assessment Methods in Landscape Architecture Studies

By Mehmet Kıvanç Ak

6230

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12. Landscape Design for Children and Their Environments in Urban Context

By Habibe Acar

5287

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13. Ecological Landscape Design

By Filiz Çelik

11012

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14. Crosby Arboretum (Picayune, Mississippi): A Natural World for All

By Banu Ozturk Kurtaslan and Robert Brzuszek

2542

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15. Hospital Outdoor Landscape Design

By Gökçen Firdevs Yücel

4787

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16. Pedestrian Zones

By Elif Ebru Sisman

4533

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17. Urban Landscape Design and Biodiversity

By Aysel Uslu and Nasim Shakouri

5395

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18. Urban Agriculture: The Allotment Gardens as Structures of Urban Sustainability

By Rute Sousa Matos and Desidério Sales Batista

3589

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19. Designing Urban Squares

By Murat Z. Memluk

9987

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20. Towards an Integrative Theory Approach to Sustainable Urban Design in Saudi Arabia: The Value of GeoDesign

By Y.A. Aina, A. Al-Naser and S.B. Garba

5867

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21. Urban River Landscapes

By Bülent Cengiz

7621

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22. Vertical Gardens

By Özgür Burhan Timur and Elif Karaca

17455

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23. Street Furniture and Amenities: Designing the User-Oriented Urban Landscape

By Gökçen Firdevs Yücel

5601

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24. Greenways as a Sustainable Urban Planning Strategy

By Aylin Salici

4936

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25. Understanding Landscape Structure Using Landscape Metrics

By Ercan Gökyer

7317

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26. Urban Ecology

By Canan Cengiz

4989

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27. Landscape Engineering, Protecting Soil, and Runoff Storm Water

By Mehmet Cetin

3580

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28. Application of Geographical Information System to the Analysis of Urban Green Areas in Urban Development Plans – A Case Study of Zonguldak, Turkey

By Yasar Bahri Ergen and Mustafa Ergen

2798

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29. Urban Landscapes and Identity

By Isil Kaymaz

8017

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30. Homegardens in Landscape Architecture – A Case Study of Hazelnut Plantations

By Engin Eroğlu, Cengiz Acar and İbrahim Turna

2725

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31. Role of Ecotourism in Sustainable Development

By Tuğba Kiper

28368

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32. The Use of Courtyards and Open Areas in the Ottoman Period in İstanbul

By Gülhan Benli

3826

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33. Reclamation of Degraded Landscapes due to Opencast Mining

By Nazan Kuter

6058

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34. Native Vegetation

By Murat Özyavuz, Aslı B. Korkut and Ayten Özyavuz

2527

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35. Conservation of Natural Plants and Their Use in Landscape Architecture

By Zuhal Dilaver

3284

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36. Lawns and Ground Covers in Landscape Design

By Candan Kus Sahin

4507

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