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Course Name
Turkish Peyzaj Şehirciliği Konuları
English Topics in Landscape Urbanism
Course Code
PEM 433E Credit Lecture
Semester -
3 3 - -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Meltem Erdem Kaya
Course Objectives 1. To introduce the theory and praxis of Landscape Urbanism
2. To provide critical thinking on contemporary landscape design
3. To introduce landscape urbanism approaches and their design attitudes and discuss the conceptual framework raised by recent built works.
Course Description The objectives of this elective course are to introduce recent topics in contemporary landscape architecture by focusing the theory of landscape urbanism. The course includes the issues namely; landscape urbanism themes and context, historical development of the theory, Landscape Approaches in New Urbanism and Green Urbanism, Ecological Urbanism and Integral Urbanism, Ecology and Environment (Themes and Context), Concept of Ecosystem Services and Urban Environment, Operational Landscapes (Nature, Infrastructure and Urban Conditions, Land, Water and Vegetation, Wetland Regeneration, self-engineering ecologies, Microclimatic Strategies, Waste Landscapes, and Recovery.
Course Outcomes Students who pass the course will be able to:
I. Promote critical thinking on Contemporary Landscape Design
II. Recognize the concepts that lead the theory of Landscape Urbanism
III. To discuss the conceptual background of Landscape Urbanism and define the contemporary design works
IV. Understand multidimensional relations between theory and practice of Contemporary Landscape Design
Pre-requisite(s) none
Required Facilities
Other References Mostafavi, M., 2010, Ecological Urbanism, Lars Müller Publishers
Mostafavi, M., 2004, Landscape Urbanism: A Maunal For The Machinic Landscape, AA Publications
Czerniak, J., 2007, Large Parks, Princeton Architectural Press
Corner, J., 1999, Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press
McHarg, I., 1995, Design With Nature, Wiley
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