Ahmet Tuğrul Polat

Ahmet Tuğrul Polat
Selcuk University · Department of Landscape Architecture

PhD

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Nowadays, the understanding of physically, socially, and visually sufficient and high-standard outdoor arrangements has begun to appear. The most important ones among this kind of spaces are urban parks which contain many recreational opportunities and facilities together. The aim of this study is to identify the current situation of the urban park...
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The outside areas on university campuses plays a significant role for the daily campus life and activities. For a comfortable and safe life of the teaching staff, students and other employees, university campuses should be built on the basis of landscape planning and design criteria. This case will also affect the quality of the education system an...
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The issues of urban and urbanization emerged after the industrial revolution. Thus, cities that have increased rapidly in population have become points of attraction for people. Over the past century, the world population has begun to gather quickly in urban areas. Cities are transforming into unhealthy living environments with distorted ecological...
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Today's residences show highly functional and qualified formations and offer many functions to their users. One of the most important factors that increase the housing function and aesthetics is the housing landscape. In this study; the opinions and experiences of the contractor companies that have implemented housing projects in line with the supp...
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In today’s world, people living in the city face difficulties in coping with stress, anxiety and fatigue. The individuals are in the need of being in touch with the nature and relieving stress and pressure in order to get away from these emo-tions. The parks which are one of the remedial opportunities for the individuals in their living places in t...
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In today’s world, people living in the city face difficulties in coping with stress, anxiety and fatigue. The individuals are in the need of being in touch with the nature and relieving stress and pressure in order to get away from these emo-tions. The parks which are one of the remedial opportunities for the individuals in their living places in t...
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Scent is the most important item that has an effect on the World and people realized it in first ages of life. Scents have always been a trait which is irreplaceable for all times. In today’s World scent has an important role while everything is growing into a massive mechanism. Scent gives living creatures a safe place, tasting and enjoying abilit...
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The garden doesn't just mean open space. The garden is a part of nature; it can be defined as the safe areas that people choose to relax, have fun, feel good, engage in active or passive activities, satisfy the need for believing, and fulfill their belief rituals comfortably. It is a known fact that green spaces reduce the negative energy of the en...
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The increase of dependency of people in nature, due to the gradual increase of population at cities and the effect of life conditions, causes an increase in de-mand for green areas and ornamental plants. This increase of demand had provided an economic sector dimension to cultivation of ornamental plants. This study had been realized in order to de...
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Parks provide different benefits to the city apart from being an open area only. Parks are open and green area system components that have effects on the city in many dimensions such as physical, social and economic structures and livability, ecological environment protection, urban aesthetics, education, recreation and contributions to children's...
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Parks are built for fulfilling urban person’s longing for the nature, increasing social and cultural interactions and enabling human comfort in the open area. Parks are the most important elements of urban open-green area system. Planning and design processes of parks should be carried out carefully. At this point, one of the most important issues...
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Kentleşme sanayi devriminden günümüze kadar büyük bir hızla artmaktadır. Birleşmiş Milletler 2050 yılında dünya nüfusunun yüzde 68,4'ünün kentli olacağını bildirmektedir. Bu tahmin, kentlerin fiziksel çevresini ve kentlerde yaşayan insanları çok çeşitli problemlerin beklediğinin de habercisidir. Kentlerde daha iyi yaşam koşulları ve mekanlar hazırl...
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Köylerden kentlere olan göçler sebebiyle oluşan nüfus yoğunluğu ve bunun neticesinde artan plansız ve düzensiz yapılaşma ile birlikte kentlerimiz doğadan uzaklaşmaktadır. Yapay çevrelere dönüşen kentlerde doğaya ve yeşile olan özlem her geçen gün artmaktadır. Kentsel yeşil alanlar kentlilerin nefes aldığı, kent ortamının getirdiği kronik stres, yet...
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The waterfalls in the world are one of the main natural tourist attraction centres. But most of these are known only by the local people and aren’t known much among the country. Tortum waterfall, which is the area of this study, is geographically situated in the Eastern Black Sea Region; it is governed by Erzurum City Province. In terms of transpor...
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The rise of Feng Shui, which emerged as an East Asian philosophy, in the west and the increasing interest in this philosophy have caused Feng Shui to become applicable in many places today. Feng Shui, which has been practiced for five thousand years in China, literally means “wind and water”, and is an art of living in harmony with the earth. Basic...
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Lighting design is one of the most important regulations that make our physical life and take care of the natural environment. The lighting has great importance in ensuring the safety that people need for their quality of life and in meeting their aesthetic requirements. With the right lighting, the quality of life will be improved by meeting the n...
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A good lighting which has many benefits not only satisfy the functional and physiological needs, but also bring out the parks aesthetics. In parks, lighting can add aesthetic beauty, expand the number of usable hours, improve safety, increase security, and develop a desired image. Supported by lighting, this atmosphere attracts interest of park use...
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Contributing to the creation of indoor and outdoor spaces available for all is one of the common interests of architects, interior architects, landscape architects, city planners, environmental engineers and many other professional groups. The aim is to encourage the individual to live more comfortably in society by using these spaces, ensuring tha...
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The people, longing for a natural environment, have been living since the phenomena of urban and urbanisation came to existence. Urban dwellers, who make a daily effort to fulfill their needs, can not meet up with nature. They have no other choice but to adjust with the urban landscape areas provided to them as a part of the social service by the p...
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Providing positive contributions to the urban environment due to its aesthetic and functional features, roads, boulevards and refuge plantations, which have an important place in open-green areas and can be counted as a vitrine of the city. Urban road landscape planning studies are important landscape applications in terms of integrating human with...
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The people, longing for a natural environment, have been living since the phenomena of urban and urbanisation came to existence. Urban dwellers, who make a daily effort to fulfill their needs, can not meet up with nature. They have no other choice but to adjust with the urban landscape areas provided to them as a part of the social service by the p...
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The tourism industry has long been regarded as the primary sector for the development of countries. The tourism industry is highly competitive and requires improvements in the quality and functionality of the facilities to ensure long-term success. The tourism facilities of the Beyşehir district have seen a considerable improvement from the beginni...
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The term "cultural landscape" embraces a diversity of manifestations of the interaction between humankind and its natural environment. Cultural landscapes often reflect specific techniques of sustainable land-use, considering the characteristics and limits of the natural environment they are established in, and a specific spiritual relation to natu...
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Nowadays, one of the important needs of urban people is longing for nature. Urban landscape plays a major role in meeting this need. The most important dynamics of urban landscape are the parks. Parks; It is generally classified as region, urban, district and neighborhood parks. The urban parks are the most visited urban green areas by urban dwelle...
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Throughout history, it is known that people have used nature for various purposes in order to find health. Nowadays, many scientists are studying the effects of natural and regulated environment on human health and healing. It has been proven through research that some special landscape arrangements encourage people to be more comfortable and bette...
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The term "cultural landscape" embraces a diversity of manifestations of the interaction between humankind and its natural environment. Cultural landscapes often reflect specific techniques of sustainable land-use, considering the characteristics and limits of the natural environment they are established in, and a specific spiritual relation to natu...
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It is an indisputable fact that the streets and the refuge trees and buildings, which have an important position in the open, green areas, the contribution of the city furniture to the urban environment from the aesthetic and functional point of view. The pedestrian way and refuge landscape designs have an important position and amount among open g...
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Ensuring comfort of use and security of pedestrians, which are the main users of urban green spaces, and the determination of their needs are important since local authorities are guiding for new pedestrian zone studies in the Konya city. Because of the problems caused by the upper structure, the necessary care is not given in terms of transportati...
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environmental, historical-cultural, aesthetic, socio-economic, territorial that includes all genetic, biological and functional relations among the components of each part of the earth’s surface. The visual quality of landscape is one of the most important factors of the interaction between humans and nature. Its measurement and evaluation is very...
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The most important element to convert cities into livible spaces and increase the aesthetics of urban are open-green spaces. Urban parks due to be used actively by citizens are the most important factors of open-green spaces system that provides maximum benefit to urban public. Scientific researches aiming to evaluate and clarify park users' prefer...
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Bu çalışmanın amacı, Konya ilinde dış mekân süs bitkileri üretiminin brüt kar analizini yapmaktır. Araştırmanın ana materyalini, Konya ilinde faaliyette bulunan 16 işletmeden anket yöntemi ile elde edilen birincil veriler, konu ile ilgili yapılmış çalışmalar ve ilgili istatistikler oluşturmuştur. Araştırma sonuçlarına göre Konya ilinde dış mekân sü...
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With increasing land use conflicts around the world, as well as need for more agricultural land, " natural " areas are coming under increased threat of disturbance or destruction. If these lands are to be preserved or protected, some measure of their value is required and in the world of market-based instruments this " value " is often converted to...
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With the Industrial Revolution that took place in 18th century, a rapid transition from agriculture to industrial society has started and it had different impacts on all around the globe. During this process, the cities where the majority of the human population lived were negatively affected from these changes. Contemporary environment creating di...
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Reinforcement components are equipment and structures that facilitate man’s individual and social life in urban environment, enables interpersonal communication, adds a specific meaning to space in terms of function and aesthetics and have various quantitative and qualitative properties. In order for these components to be useful for people in oute...
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Kent parkı kullanıcılarının memnuniyeti ancak beklentilerinin karşılanması ile mümkün olabilmektedir. Bu anlamda, ziyaretçilerin parklara yönelik algı ve tercihleri kent parklarının planlama ve tasarım süreçlerinde mutlaka göz önünde bulundurulması gerekmektedir. Bu araştırmada, kent parklarının bitkisel ve yapısal bazı unsurlarının park kullanıcıl...
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Bioklimatik konfor, insanın kendisini en sağlıklı ve dinamik hissettiği iklim koşullarıdır. Bioklimatik konfor haritalama yöntemleri yöneticiler ve planlamacıların kullanımına sunulmuştur. Konfor haritaları, kentsel çevrede mahalle ölçeğinde bioklimatik koşulların öngörülmesine ve değerlendirilmesine yardımcı olmak için kullanılırlar. CBS giderek a...
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Son yıllarda, hızla artan kentleşme baskısı kentsel toplumların rekreasyonel taleplerini önemli ölçüde artırmaktadır. Kentsel rekreasyon alanları kent sakinlerine sosyal ve psikolojik yönlerden önemli faydalar sağlamaktadır. Rekreasyon alanlarının değeri doğal, kültürel ve görsel özellikleri ile ortaya çıkmaktadır. Çalışmanın amacı, Konya İlinde se...
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Son yıllarda, hızla artan kentleşme baskısı kentsel toplumların rekreasyonel taleplerini önemli ölçüde artırmaktadır. Kentsel rekreasyon alanları kent sakinlerine sosyal ve psikolojik yönlerden önemli faydalar sağlamaktadır. Rekreasyon alanlarının değeri doğal, kültürel ve görsel özellikleri ile ortaya çıkmaktadır. Çalışmanın amacı, Konya İlinde se...
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Urban green spaces have social, planning, economic and ecological functions. To benefit functions of green spaces, it is important to make sufficient provision of quality and quantity green space within urban areas. In this study, the adequacy of the active green spaces in Selçuklu district were investigated in terms of spatial quantity and access...
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The natural, exotic and mystic properties of Japanese gardens differentiate them from other gardens in the world. Since Japanese gardens are created in many countries, many garden designers and garden users are curious about the main principles that influence the creation of these gardens. The objective of this research was to evaluate the adequacy...
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The natural, exotic and mystic properties of Japanese gardens differentiate them from other gardens in the world. Since Japanese gardens are created in many countries, many garden designers and garden users are curious about the main principles that influence the creation of these gardens. The objective of this research was to evaluate the adequacy...
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Sulak alanlar birçok canlı türünün barınmasına ve gelişmesine olanak sağlayarak biyolojik çeşitliliğin arttırılmasını ve devamlılığını sağlayan çok önemli ekosistemlerdir. Bu alanlar havza sistemi içerisinde, havza hidrolojisi ve su kalitesi üzerinde önemli rol oynamaktadır. Bu bildiride sulak alanlar, sulak alanların önemi, havza sistemi içindeki...
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Bir alternatif turizm şekli olarak ekoturizm, özellikle yerel çevrenin gelişmesi, koruma ve taşıma kapasiteleri gibi kendine özgü karakteristikleri içerir. Ekoturizm diğer alternatif turizm şekillerinden farklıdır, katılımcıların odaklandığı başlıca temel noktalar doğal ve tarih ortamları, etkinlikler ve çevresel eğitimdir. Beyşehir gölü adaları, f...
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Rural development has been the one of the imprtant issues for Turkey since Turkish Republic found. This issue stil keeps its importance for Turkish Republic which effort to harmonise its Agricultural Policy to the Europian Union Common Agricultural Policy. The 45 % of Turkish population stil live in rural are. Also, agriculture which is the main ac...
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Araştırma alanımız olan Burdur ili, Anadolu yarımadasının güneybatısı ve Akdeniz’in kuzeyinde yerleşmiştir. Burdur ilinde en önemli yüksek noktası Koçaş Tepesidir (2598 m.). En önemli gölleri Burdur ve Salda’dır. Araştırmamızda Burdur iline ait bakı, eğim, yükseklik grupları ve üç boyutlu arazi modeli hazırlanarak, alanın topoğrafik yapı potansiyel...
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Türkiye pek çok klimatik bölgeden ve çeşitli topoğrafik özelliklerden oluşan büyük bir ülkedir. Çalışma alanımız olan Burdur İli Göller bölgesi içerisinde yer almaktadır. Yirmi Birinci Yüzyılın yaşandığı şu süreçte turizm gerek ulusal gerekse uluslararası düzeyde en önemli sektörlerden biridir. Diğer yandan sahip olduğu eşsiz doğa, kültür değerler...
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Türkiye pek çok klimatik bölgeden ve çeşitli topoğrafik özelliklerden oluşan büyük bir ülkedir. Bursa kenti Marmara bölgesinde yer almaktadır. Bursa kentinde bahar ve kış aylarında tatil için çok uygun bir iklim oluşmaktadır. Kasım ve Şubat aylarında kar yağışından ötürü mükemmel kayak ve kar güneşlenmesi yapılabilecek kış özellikleri ortaya çıkmak...