Information Package / Course Catalogue
Roof Gardens
Course Code: ZPM501
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

At the end of this course, it is aimed teaching the students: to learn the basic concepts of roof gardens, to comprehend planning and design principles of roof gardens, especially to understand the problems regarding roof gardens in our country and their practices as well as solutions.

Course Content

Basic concepts related to roof gardens, in the historical process change and development of roof gardens in the world as well as in our country, purpose of construction of roof gardens, functions of roof gardens, relationships between open/green areas with roof gardens, and examples in the world and in our country.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To understand the importance and benefits of roof gardens
2.To understand the development process of roof gardens
3.To learn the principles of planning and design of roof gardens
4.To internalize the importance and the role of the landscape architect in the planning, design and implementation stages of roof gardens
5.To have knowledge about the management of roof gardens
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Kayan, A., Gönülşen, R., Kılıçarslan, Ç., “Çatı Bahçelerinin Uygulanmasına İlişkin Yapılandırma Teknikleri, Uygulamada Karşılaşılan Zorluklar, Türkiye’de ve İzmir’de Başlıca Gelişememe Sebepleri”, Ege Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Peyzaj Mimarlığı Bölümü, Lisans Tezi, İzmir, 1994.
2.Küçükerbaş, E. V., “Ege Bölgesi Koşullarında Sığ Topraklar Üzerinde Az Bakımla (Ekstansif) Bitkilendirme Olanakları Üzerinde Bir Çatı Bahçesi Örneğinde Araştırmalar”, Ege Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Peyzaj Mimarlığı Ana Bilim Dalı, Doktora Tezi, İzmir, 1991.
3.Damar, M. Z., Doğan, Ö., “Çatı Bahçeleri Planlama İlkeleri ve İnşaasına İlişkin Özellikler”, Ege Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Peyzaj Mimarlığı Bölümü, Lisans Tezi, İzmir, 1997.
4.Erkul, E., 2012. Yeşil Çatı Sistemlerinin Yapım Açısından İrdelenmesi, Dokuz Eylül Üni. Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, 190 s
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to course: content, reason, importance, process method and needs
Week 2 - Theoretical
Explaining the basic concepts of roof gardens
Week 3 - Theoretical
In the historical process change and development of roof gardens in the world as well as in our country
Week 4 - Theoretical
Historical process and development of roof gardens in our country
Week 5 - Theoretical
The purpose of construction of roof gardens
Week 6 - Theoretical
The function of roof gardens
Week 7 - Theoretical
Classification of roof gardens
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Relationships between open/green areas with roof gardens
Week 10 - Theoretical
The design principles of roof gardens, its problems and solutions
Week 11 - Theoretical
Examples in the world and in our country
Week 12 - Theoretical
Örnek üzerinde tasarım uygulamaları
Week 13 - Theoretical
Design applications on the sample
Week 14 - Theoretical
Design applications on the sample
Week 15 - Theoretical
Design applications on the sample
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%40
Term Assignment1%30
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1473140
Term Project1617
Midterm Examination111112
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
2
OÇ-2
3
3
OÇ-3
4
5
4
OÇ-4
5
4
5
OÇ-5
5
4
3
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