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Course Unit Title : Sustainable Landscape Management
Course Unit Code : 01PJM5151
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 are expected to have understanding and ability in application of sustainable landscape management principles to landscape planning and design practices
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Concept of sustainability. Historical development of sustainability concept.
National and international policies on sustainability. Sustainable landscape planning and design. The plant and construction materials used in landscape design practices. Sustainable landscape practices. The social dimensions of landscape sustainability. The community and the landscape professional?s view on sustainable landscape. Project works.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : This course aim to inform graduate students about sustainable landscape management and to increase their ability to plan and design landscape in a sustainable way.
Course Aims : This course aim to inform graduate students about sustainable landscape management and to increase their ability to plan and design landscape in a sustainable way.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Atabay, S. (1998). 21. Yüzyılda sürdürülebilir turizm politikaları. 1. Uluslararası Turizm Sempozyumu. 16-17 Aralık, İstanbul. Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Yayın No: YTÜ. MF.SMP-99.0493
Benson, J., Roe, M., (2000) Landscape and Sustainability. E & F.N. Spon, London.
Brundtland, H. (1987) Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Çepel, N. Ekoloji, Doğal Yaşam Dünyaları ve İnsan. Palme Yayıncılık. Ankara.
Dunnett, N., Hitchmough, J. (2004). The Dynamic Landscape: Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting. Spon Press, London.
Emery, M. (1986) Promoting Nature in Cities and Towns: A Practical Guide, Croom Helm, London.
Hough, M. (1995). Cities and Natural Process. Routledge, London.
Kendle, A. D. and Forbes, S. J. (1997) Urban Nature Conservation: Landscape Management in the Urban Countryside, E & FN Spon, London.
Kendle, A. D. and Rose, J. E. (2000) The aliens have landed! What are the justifications for 'native only' policies in landscape planting? Landscape and Urban Planning, 47, 19-31.
Mawhinney, M. (2002). Sustainable development : understanding the green debates. Blackwell Science, Oxford.
Sibley, P. (1998) The Sustainable Management of Greenspace, ILAM, Reading.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
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 3 48  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
16 4 64  
Homeworks :
16 4 64  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
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 40
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 60
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
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 Concept of sustainability.
  Study Materials: Brundtland, H. (1987) Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
2 Historical development of sustainability concept
  Study Materials: Brundtland, H. (1987) Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
3 National policies on sustainability.
  Study Materials: Çepel, N. Ekoloji, Doğal Yaşam Dünyaları ve İnsan. Palme Yayıncılık. Ankara.
Atabay, S. (1998). 21. Yüzyılda sürdürülebilir turizm politikaları. 1. Uluslararası Turizm Sempozyumu. 16-17 Aralık, İstanbul. Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Yayın No: YTÜ. MF.SMP-99.0493
4 International policies on sustainability.
  Study Materials: Mawhinney, M. (2002). Sustainable development : understanding the green debates. Blackwell Science, Oxford.
5 Sustainable landscape planning and design.
  Study Materials: Benson, J., Roe, M., (2000) Landscape and Sustainability. E & F.N. Spon, London.
Sibley, P. (1998) The Sustainable Management of Greenspace, ILAM, Reading
6 Sustainable landscape planning and design.
  Study Materials: Benson, J., Roe, M., (2000) Landscape and Sustainability. E & F.N. Spon, London.
Sibley, P. (1998) The Sustainable Management of Greenspace, ILAM, Reading
7 The plant materials used in landscape design practices.
  Study Materials: Dunnett, N., Hitchmough, J. (2004). The Dynamic Landscape: Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting. Spon Press, London.
Kendle, A. D. and Rose, J. E. (2000) The aliens have landed! What are the justifications for 'native only' policies in landscape planting? Landscape and Urban Planning, 47, 19-31.
8 The construction materials used in landscape design practices.
  Study Materials: Dunnett, N., Hitchmough, J. (2004). The Dynamic Landscape: Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting. Spon Press, London.
9 Sustainable landscape practices.
  Study Materials: Benson, J., Roe, M., (2000) Landscape and Sustainability. E & F.N. Spon, London.
10 The social dimensions of landscape sustainability.
  Study Materials: Kendle, A. D. and Forbes, S. J. (1997) Urban Nature Conservation: Landscape Management in the Urban Countryside, E & FN Spon, London.
11 Public aspects of landscape sustainability
  Study Materials: Çepel, N. Ekoloji, Doğal Yaşam Dünyaları ve İnsan. Palme Yayıncılık. Ankara.
Thompson, I.H., (2000) Ecology, community and delight: sources of values in landscape architecture. E&FN Spon London.
12 Professional aspects of landscape sustainability
  Study Materials: Thompson, I.H., (2000) Ecology, community and delight: sources of values in landscape architecture. E&FN Spon London.
Hough, M. (1995). Cities and Natural Process. Routledge, London.
13 Project work
  Study Materials: Dunnett, N., Hitchmough, J. (2004). The Dynamic Landscape: Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting. Spon Press, London.
14 Project work
  Study Materials: Dunnett, N., Hitchmough, J. (2004). The Dynamic Landscape: Design, Ecology and Management of Naturalistic Urban Planting. Spon Press, London.