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Course Unit Title : Social Aspect of Landscape Planning and Design
Course Unit Code : 01PJM5134
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants : ---
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Students will have gained understanding to enable them to assess the likely needs of different social groups and insights into how to address these needs during design process.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Development of human-environment relationships. Environment and quality of life. Factors influencing quality of life in cities. The role of planners and designers. Need for greenspace planning. Characteristics of outdoor spaces and planning principles. Public perception and preferences for natural environment. Children perceptions of environment. Benefits of open green spaces for people. Open green spaces and public needs. Public perception for urban green areas. Landscape design against crime. Landscape planning and design for children. Project work.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : The aim is to help landscape designers in developing socially conscious design approaches and solutions.
Course Aims : The aim is to help landscape designers in developing socially conscious design approaches and solutions.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development, Spons.
Additional Resources : Appleton, J. (1975) The Experience of Landscape, John Wiley and Sons, London.
Cooper M.C. and Clare, F. (1990) People Places. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York
Goldsmith, S. 2000. Universal Design. Architectural Press. Oxford.
Hart, C.H. (1993) Children on Playgrounds. State Univ. of New York Press.Kaplan, R. and Kaplan, S. (1989) The Experience of Nature: A Psychological Perspective, Cambridge University Press, New York.
Kahn, P.H., Kellert, S.R. 2002. Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and Evolutionary Investigations. The MIT Press.
Kaplan, R., Kaplan, S., Ryan, R.L. (1998)With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature. Island Press. Washington.
Kendle, A. D. and Forbes, S. J. (1997) Urban Nature Conservation: Landscape Management in the Urban Countryside, E & FN Spon, London.
Rohde, C. L. E. and Kendle, A. D. (1997) Nature for people. In Kendle, A. D. and Forbes, S. J. Urban Nature Conservation: Landscape Management in the Urban Countryside, E & FN Spon, London.
Stoneham, J., Thoday, P. (1996) Landscape Design for Elderly and Disabled People. Garden Art Pres
Stoneham, J. A., Kendle, A. D. and Thoday, P. R. (1994) Horticultural therapy: Horticulture's contribution to the quality of life of disabled people. In Matsuo, E. and Relf, P. D. (Eds), Horticulture in Human Life, Culture, and Environment, 24. International Horticultural Congress, Kyoto, Japan, 65-75.Cooper, M.C. and Sarkissian, W. (1985)

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Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
16 4 64  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
16 4 64  
Homeworks :
0 0 0  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
16 3 48  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 2 2  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
180  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
1 40
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Development of human-environment relationships.
  Study Materials: Kendle, A. D. and Forbes, S. J. (1997) Urban Nature Conservation: Landscape Management in the Urban Countryside, E & FN Spon, London.
2 Environment and quality of life.
  Study Materials: Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development. E FN Spon.
3 Factors influencing quality of life in cities.
  Study Materials: Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development. E FN Spon.
4 The role of planners and designers.
  Study Materials: Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development. E FN Spon.
5 Need for greenspace planning.
  Study Materials: Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development. E FN Spon.
6 Characteristics of outdoor spaces and planning principles.
  Study Materials: Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development. E FN Spon.
7 Public perception and preferences for natural environment.
  Study Materials: Appleton, J. (1975) The Experience of Landscape, John Wiley and Sons, London.
Kaplan, R. and Kaplan, S. (1989) The Experience of Nature: A Psychological Perspective, Cambridge University Press, New York.
8 Children perceptions of environment.
  Study Materials: Kahn, P.H., Kellert, S.R. 2002. Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and Evolutionary Investigations. The MIT Press
9 Benefits of open green spaces for people.
  Study Materials: Kaplan, R., Kaplan, S., Ryan, R.L. (1998)With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature. Island Press. Washington.
10 Open green spaces and public needs.
  Study Materials: Cooper M.C. and Clare, F. (1990) People Places. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York
11 Public perception for urban green areas.
  Study Materials: Kaplan, R., Kaplan, S., Ryan, R.L. (1998)With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature. Island Press. Washington.
12 Landscape design against crime.
  Study Materials: Beer, A.R. (1990) Environmental Planning for Site Development, Spons.
Kaplan, R., Kaplan, S., Ryan, R.L. (1998) With People in Mind: Design and Management of Everyday Nature. Island Press. Washington.
13 Landscape planning and design for children.
  Study Materials: Hart, C.H. (1993) Children on Playgrounds. State Univ. of New York Press.
14 Landscape planning and design for the disabled people
  Study Materials: Stoneham, J., Thoday, P. (1996) Landscape Design for Elderly and Disabled People. Garden Art Pres
Goldsmith, S. 2000. Universal Design. Architectural Press. Oxford.