Information Package / Course Catalogue
Green Urbanism
Course Code: ZPM505
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: 8
Objectives of the Course

The purposes of this course are to educate and teach students the importance of landscape architecture in city planning, how to create an organic and green cities, urban ecology and urban greening strategies, green cities, the importance of creating ecological transportation (bicycle transportation), the importance of renewable energy use and carbon dioxide reduction, green urbanism, urban forest, ecological network, with eco-bridge concepts protection of cities` wildlife and habitat

Course Content

To teach the importance of landscape architecture in city planning, how to create an organic and green cities, urban ecology and urban greening strategies, green cities, the importance of bicycle transportation for green cities, renewable energy use and carbon dioxide reduction, green urbanism, urban forest, ecological network, with eco-bridge concepts protection of cities` wildlife and habitat

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Understanding the importance of landscape architecture in urban planning
2.Understanding green and the techniques to create organic cities
3.Learning strategies for urban ecology and urban environments greening
4.Identifying the importance of bicycle transportation for green cities
5.Evaluating the importance of renewable energy use and carbon dioxide reduction in green urbanism
6.To be able to apply green urbanism, urban forest, ecological network, concepts of eco-bridges in professional use
7.Understanding the importance of urban wildlife and habitat conservation
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Beatley, T., 2000. Green Urbanism: Learning from European Cities, Island Press, Washington, USA, 491 pages.
2.Beatley, T., 2012. Green Cities of Europe: Global Lessons on Green Urbanism, Island Press, Washington, USA, 234 pages.
3.International Conference on Green Urbanism: Planning Greener Cities, October 18-20, 2011. Manila, Philippines, Conference Proceedings, 127 pages.
4.Lindfield, M., Steinberg, F. (eds.), 2012. Green Cities, Asian Development Bank, Mandaluyong City, Philippines, 412 pages
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to course: content, reason, importance, process method and needs
Week 2 - Theoretical
Cities important role in the global sustainability
Week 3 - Theoretical
The vision and the promise of green urbanism
Week 4 - Theoretical
Urban ecology and strategies for greening cities
Week 5 - Theoretical
Green organic cities: Examples of European cities
Week 6 - Theoretical
Green organic cities: Examples of American cities
Week 7 - Theoretical
Ecological management in green cities
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Sustainability and Green Urbanism
Week 10 - Theoretical
Land use and community
Week 11 - Theoretical
Streets, urban design and public use
Week 12 - Theoretical
Green cities, transport and mobility
Week 13 - Theoretical
Pedestrianized centers
Week 14 - Theoretical
Green corridors and greenways, open space types
Week 15 - Theoretical
Bike-friendly cities and public bike programs
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%40
Assignment2%30
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory14102168
Assignment24110
Midterm Examination19110
Final Examination111112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-6
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-7
5
5
5
5
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