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The Typical Residential Site


Those who deal with the design and development of residential landscapes are con­cerned with three important and unique aspects of each project: (1) the client, (2) the site, and (3) the home. No two clients, no two sites, and no two homes are the same. Each client has his or her own set of attributes, desires, wishes, lifestyles, and so on, that makes each client special. Likewise, each site is distinctive from the next because of topography, views, vegetation, surrounding site conditions, and so on. In addition, each home is characteristically different because of such details as its architectural character, floor plans, decorations, furniture, and accessories.

The site surrounding a residence is a most important environment...


Protected Areas

Murat Ozyavuz

Namik Kemal University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Landscape Architecture


1. Introduction

Protected areas are essential for biodiversity conservation. They are the cornerstones of virtually all national and international conservation strategies, set aside to maintain functioning natural ecosystems, to act as refuges for species and to maintain ecological processes that cannot survive in most intensely managed landscapes and seascapes. Protected areas act as benchmarks against which we understand human interactions with the natural world. Today they are often the only hope we have of stopping many threatened or endemic species from becoming extinct (Dudley, 2008).

The original intent of the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories system was to create a comm...


Philosophical Framework

CHAPTER 1 The Typical Residential Site CHAPTER 2 Outdoor Rooms
CHAPTER 3 Sustainable Design

This section of the book offers a philosophical framework for residential site design. There are numerous approaches and theories to residential site design that range from minimal site development to the elaborate garden settings that are oases from the bustle of urban and suburban living. Further, some design approaches stress plant materials and the gar­dening aspect of a residential site, whereas others emphasize a sought-after lifestyle.

Within that array of possibilities, it is the underlying notion of this book that sound residential site design is based on a respect for the environment and the need to create outdoor living spaces that extend a client’s lifestyle into the exterior environment...


the landscape planning and design

The purpose of this book is to reveal of the landscape planning and design in recent years. For this purpose, chapters were selected on the topics of different landscape architecture study. 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...



With a vision and a strategy the 21st century city will be green, a healthy place for all and will generate zero net pollution. This book offers a vision and a strategy.

Productive urban landscapes have two huge challenges to address: CO2 emissions are projected to increase by two-thirds in the next 20 years, and as the global food production increases so does the number of people going hungry, with the number of urban hungry soaring.

The symbiotic relationship between a productive landscape and the human settlement system is as old as civilization. During the past 200 years that millennium-old positive relationship deteriorated into a further and further separation of town and landscape...



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Maximizing Your Space

Even if your gardening space is tiny to nonexistent, you can still fill it with greenery and bring plants into your life. We’ve created over 40 inspiring and fun gardening projects that will add color, interest, and a “wow!” factor to your home, whether you have the tiniest courtyard, a balcony, or just an outside step.

Grow in Miniature

image11Подпись:image12"Small is beautiful, so think big and put eye-catching plants in unusual and interesting containers. You’ll be surprised at what will grow in a teacup, tin can, or kitchen utensil—all great sizes for placing on tables, windowsills, steps, and ledges for a miniature gardening world to enjoy inside and out.


Terrariums are miniature gardens enclosed in glass and designed to be easy to look after.


American single-family homes

The site that adjoins most American single-family homes is a principal component of the residential environment. It is frequently larger in area than the house itself and is more visible to the public than the interior of the house. The landscape surrounding a residence is more than just a piece of land. It is frequently the setting for varied family activities, gardening, and enjoying moments in the outdoors. For many families, the residential site is integral to their lifestyle and family history. It is often the location for large family gatherings, special events, or memorable times entertaining family and friends. The site is also a habitat for wildlife and place to interact with nature...


Сад и его местоположение

Проектирование* сада — на определенном уровне это решение различных задач из области логистики* Важным и приятным в этом деле является то, что не создается образец идеального сада, а определяется тайный компонент, на который мы будем опираться в своей работе. Это вытекает из того, что я назы­ваю моделированием. ! In откуда приходит образ сада? Я счи­таю, что он формируется из площадки, на которой расположен дом. Взаимосвязь сада с его местоположением, как физическая, гак и интеллектуальная, должна охватывать каждый аспект проекта...



При подготовке этой киши, основанной главным образом на практическом опыте к лекциях, которые я читаю, я проникся осознанием того, что гораздо легче объяснять определенные принципы, стоя за кафедрой, чем излагать их письменно, сиди за столом,

Я написал об этом в первом абзаце книги, которая была изда­на в 1990 г...