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Landscape Transformation At Tourist Resorts Around Lake Balaton, Adrienn Egyed, Zsuzsanna Mikházi 2010 Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Landscape Planning and Regional Development

Landscape Transformation At Tourist Resorts Around Lake Balaton, Adrienn Egyed, Zsuzsanna Mikházi

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

While a hundred years ago the villages disposed mainly the same functions (working and living functions) for the inhabitants, by now the villages transformed and can offer different functions for the inhabitants and tourists as well. Some of them offer work possibilities or have excellent location for being a living place. Some of them have values that are attractive enough for people for a while, they became a holiday resort. In this essay we examine the landscape transformation of this kind of villages.


Applying Urban Planning Solutions In Order To Improve Suburban Greenway Systems, Brigitta Dublinszki-Boda 2010 CUB Department of Landscape Preservation and Reclamation

Applying Urban Planning Solutions In Order To Improve Suburban Greenway Systems, Brigitta Dublinszki-Boda

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Greenway system elements lying on the outskirts of settlements may have different functions. According to their function, they may differ considerably in their layout, type of vegetation and plant structure.

In this research, I examined that in urban plans, by which solutions and how efficiently the ecologically significant characteristics of greenways are managed. The subjects of the research were 2 settlements (Túrkeve and Szigetmonostor) with different urban planning projects from the aspect of greenways.


Visibility Assessment Of The Perenye Windpark Near The Kőszegi Mountain In Hungary, Dóra Drexler, Ágnes Sallay, Sándor Jombach 2010 Technische Universität München, Department of Landscape Ecology

Visibility Assessment Of The Perenye Windpark Near The Kőszegi Mountain In Hungary, Dóra Drexler, Ágnes Sallay, Sándor Jombach

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The visibility assessment of the Perenye Windpark was commissioned in 2009 by the West Transdanubian Authority for Environmental Protection. The plans of the windpark contained 11 turbines situated in an arable area near the small village of Perenye, south of the scenic Kőszegi Mountain and the Írottkő Nature Park. The height of the planned turbines was 179 meters (160 meters tower plus 19 meters rotor height). Ten of them were planned to have 2 MW energy output and one, which was offered by the investors to the local government, 850 kW.

The main reason for the visibility assessment was the …


Frederick Law Olmsted’S Public Parks, Parkways And Their Influence On The Continent, Luca Csepely-Knorr 2010 Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Garden and Open Space Design

Frederick Law Olmsted’S Public Parks, Parkways And Their Influence On The Continent, Luca Csepely-Knorr

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The connections between European and American park design have been the subject of a considerable body of research (e.g. Bowe, 1995). However, relatively little has been written on the extent to which European public parks have exerted an influence on the development of American urban green spaces, and the reciprocal effect of these open spaces on European park design.

The main goal of this paper is to examine how Frederick Law Olmsted’s European travels influenced his planning concepts, what he considered as his precedents, and how he put these in practical uses. Adopting a continental point of view, the focus …


Greenway Development Possibilities In Hungray; Flood Protection Banks And Abandoned Railway Lines In Greenway Development, Attila Csemez 2010 Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Landscape Planning and Regional Development

Greenway Development Possibilities In Hungray; Flood Protection Banks And Abandoned Railway Lines In Greenway Development, Attila Csemez

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Greenways, as their name suggests, are linear elements. The essence of a greenway is that it connects and separates. A greenway system means a continuous, unbroken connection of green spaces. In Hungary the greenway system could become complete if existing and proposed greenways could be connected at the following locations:

⎯ Along the Danube and Tisza flood prevention banks

⎯ Along main routes

⎯ On both sides of the rivers and smaller streams

⎯ On the edges of settlements

A greenway system would provide ecological harmony and a determining landscape structure for the Carpathian basin, as well as strengthen its …


Landscape Planning Of Fringe City Zones - The Case Studies Of Belgrade And Vrnjačka Spa, Tijana Crnčević PhD, Jelena Živanović Miljković MSc 2010 Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia

Landscape Planning Of Fringe City Zones - The Case Studies Of Belgrade And Vrnjačka Spa, Tijana Crnčević Phd, Jelena Živanović Miljković Msc

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The fringe city zones represent spaces which make the connection between city and nature, where urban areas cross into rural, or to the natural areas. The places where in the last decades, because of the rapid development, these zones shows the diverse of the land use and with lot of surfaces subjected to the constant changes (Friedberger, 2000) leading into destruction of the landscape. From the administrative point of view, the fringe zone starts outside the border of the Master plan (MP). The contemporary practice of urban planning confer the need to harmonize the interest of the city and the …


Is The French View Of Greenways Avant-Garde Or Déjà-Vu?, Laure Cormier, Monique Toublanc, Jacques Baudry 2010 PhD student UP Landscape, AGROCAMPUS OUEST, centre d’Angers, Institut national d’horticulture et de paysage, France

Is The French View Of Greenways Avant-Garde Or Déjà-Vu?, Laure Cormier, Monique Toublanc, Jacques Baudry

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

“Greenway” has become trendy in the French planners’ vocabulary. Indeed, this term has many meanings, related to both the environmental and social characteristics of a territory. It carries many positive cultural values. There are not one but several types of greenways in according to specific area (urban, peri-urban, and rural) with different objectives (recreation, nature conservation, human well being). Nowadays, the French term for greenways is “trame verte”. This expression is a planning concept dealing mostly with private land.

The objective of the paper is threefold. First, we shall look at the changes in the content of “greenways” in this …


Western Sydney Parklands: Creating Coherency From Diversity In A Greenway Corridor, Linda Corkery, Catherine Evans 2010 University of New South Wales, Landscape Architecture Program

Western Sydney Parklands: Creating Coherency From Diversity In A Greenway Corridor, Linda Corkery, Catherine Evans

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The Western Sydney Parklands (WSP) is a significant greenway corridor of some 5280 ha, extending 27 km from north to south, located 35 km west of the Sydney CBD. It is a corridor replete with opportunities, but also presenting many challenges to its future development and ongoing management, in particular, balancing the public’s interest to gain access to the corridor for recreation with broader conservation concerns to enhance its ecological integrity. This paper charts the evolution of the WSP throughout its history, and explores how the WSP in combination with the M7 motorway has evolved since 1968, focusing on shifts …


A Sustainability Evaluation And Dynamic Modeling Tool For Landscape And Urban Planning Policy Scenarios, Chingwen Cheng, Timothy O. Randhir 2010 Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, Dept. of Landscape Arch. and Regional Planning

A Sustainability Evaluation And Dynamic Modeling Tool For Landscape And Urban Planning Policy Scenarios, Chingwen Cheng, Timothy O. Randhir

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Incorporating sustainability principles into urban development is often complex involving strong interaction between ecosystem components and development goals. As identified in the Brundtland Commissions report (UN, 1987), sustainability has gained much attention in planning aimed at balancing current needs without depleting resources and ecological services available for future generations. While the decision-making process is embedded in a social framework, political sustainability depends on collective decisions and citizens’ preferences related to public policies (Munda, 2006; Webster, 1998). In recent decade, the sustainability concept has been adopted in landscape and urban planning. Specific approaches include assessing abiotic, biotic, and cultural (ABC) resources …


Landscape Planning Aspects Of Municipal Creekside Greenways In Hungary, Ildikó Réka Báthory-Nagy 2010 Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Garden Art

Landscape Planning Aspects Of Municipal Creekside Greenways In Hungary, Ildikó Réka Báthory-Nagy

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

As a researcher in landscape architecture, I focus on creekside landscapes: their special characteristics, natural and man-governed processes and abilities to recover. The general aim of my research work is to find better landscape planning and design solutions to improve Hungarian creek valleys’ functional, ecological and aesthetic conditions. As a practitioner, besides setting guidelines for restoration, I am engaged in landscape architectural projects focusing on the recreational and ecological development of urban creeksides.

In my present paper I would like to focus on some characteristics of landscape planning that are the elementary determinants of creekside greenways in Hungary. Through an …


Greenways And The Urban Form: City Of Ankara, Turkey, Mukerrem Arslan, Emin Baris, Elmas Erdogan, Zuhal Dilaver 2010 Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Landscape Architecture, Diskapi, Ankara, Turkey

Greenways And The Urban Form: City Of Ankara, Turkey, Mukerrem Arslan, Emin Baris, Elmas Erdogan, Zuhal Dilaver

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

A greenway is a linear open space established along either a natural corridor, such as a riverfront, stream valley, or ridgeline, or overland along a railroad right-of-way converted to recreational use, a canal, scenic rood, or other route. It is any natural or landscaped course for pedestrian or bicycle passage. An open-space connector linking parks, nature reserves, cultural features, or historic sites with each other and with populated areas (Little, 1995; Miller et al., 1998; Viles and Rosier, 2001).

A greenway is a connector; a pattern of protected lands linking other protected lands such as natural features or historic sites …


'Al-Mouled' As A Cultural Greenway: A New Developing Tool In The Egyptian Context, Hossam Fathy Ahmed, M.S.C. Hoda Salah Ismail 2010 Cairo University, Faculty of Regional and Urban planning

'Al-Mouled' As A Cultural Greenway: A New Developing Tool In The Egyptian Context, Hossam Fathy Ahmed, M.S.C. Hoda Salah Ismail

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Egypt’s heritage is of worldwide interest and importance due to its continuity over a period of more than five thousand years. It encompasses various aspects of human civilization and represents a cultural as well as a natural heritage of national and international value. This wealth of archaeological sites, architecture, arts and folklore reflects the many stages of Egypt’s rich past, giving it the rich diversity that we see now. But, unfortunately, this context is deteriorating due to massive development trends, unplanned urban expansion, unclear planning strategies, lack of awareness of importance of landscape planning in conserving this context on both …


Sustainability And Cities: A Landscape Planning Approach, Jack Ahern 2010 University of Massachusetts, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Sustainability And Cities: A Landscape Planning Approach, Jack Ahern

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

According to the United Nations, the world’s population has recently become predominantly urban, and the world’s urban population is projected to double by 2050 (United Nations Habitat 2006). This paper discusses the issues, challenges and best practices that are being conceived and applied by landscape and urban planners to bring sustainability and to build resilience capacity in cities. Landscape planning provides working/operational methods to address complex built and green urban environments with diverse resources, land uses and competing social needs and values. The theories behind landscape planning, landscape urbanism and new initiatives on sustainability and resilience will be reviewed and …


"The Urban Praetor's Tribunal" In Spaces Of Justice In The Roman World, Eric Kondratieff 2010 Western Kentucky University

"The Urban Praetor's Tribunal" In Spaces Of Justice In The Roman World, Eric Kondratieff

History Faculty Publications

"Book abstract: Despite the crucial role played by both law and architecture in Roman culture, the Romans never developed a type of building that was specifically and exclusively reserved for the administration of justice: courthouses did not exist in Roman antiquity. The present volume addresses this paradox by investigating the spatial settings of Roman judicial practices from a variety of perspectives. Scholars of law, topography, architecture, political history, and literature concur in putting Roman judicature back into its concrete physical context, exploring how the exercise of law interacted with the environment in which it took place, and how the spaces …


Greenways In Strategies Of Mitigation And Adaption To Climate Change: Case Study Of State Of Maryland, Usa, David Myers 2010 University of Maryland, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Greenways In Strategies Of Mitigation And Adaption To Climate Change: Case Study Of State Of Maryland, Usa, David Myers

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

This paper, using the State of Maryland, USA as a case study, draws connections between greenway contributions to the Greenprint Program in MD and the rapidly expanding work on the use of green infrastructure to address climate change. It focuses on recent initiatives that could support the role of greenways in mitigating and adapting to climate change. Maryland established the Climate Change Commission in April 2007 by executive order to develop a plan for reducing the state’s vulnerability to sea level rise and other impacts of climate change. The Maryland Climate Change Commission's Climate Action Plan documented fortytwo mitigation strategies …


Strengthening Urban Green: Planning And Design Considerations For Ecological Networks Using Green Infrastructure For Target Species Biodiversity Improvement, Christopher Mantle 2010 University of Massachusetts Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Strengthening Urban Green: Planning And Design Considerations For Ecological Networks Using Green Infrastructure For Target Species Biodiversity Improvement, Christopher Mantle

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Increasing recognition of the world’s expanding population and current global ruralto- urban migration necessitates a better understanding and integration of urban ecological processes into the framework for urban design (Sandström, 2006). Urban areas have seen a significant increase in recent decades in the number of inhabitants with the current rural-to-urban migration pushing the percentage of people living in urban areas over 50% worldwide for the first time in history (United Nations, 2001). Urban development has been found to disrupt ecological processes resulting in fragmentation of wildlife habitats and reduced connectivity - ultimately reducing urban biodiversity (McKinney, 2002). Incorporating ecological processes …


Greenfield Investments In Budapest’S Environs, József László Molnár 2010 CUB, Department for Landscape Planning and Regional Development

Greenfield Investments In Budapest’S Environs, József László Molnár

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Budapest’s shopping centres, built as a result of greenfield investments, are like the city itself: the city by night is impressive, but its daytime appearance less so. Many of our new city centres are formed basically by the retail centers. This is detrimental to the very foundation of a multicentral settlement. Although the opportunities for development of these big-box retail centers would be endless, the end result is negative. The open spaces provide the potential of practical, recreational usages. Shady pergolas covered by plants, benches, fountains, anything else could be easily placed along the facades, creating a more graceful transition …


Relation Of Tourism And Competitiveness From The Point Of View Of Landscape Planning In The Börzsöny And The Hanság, Zsuzsanna Mikhazi, Filepné Krisztina Kovács 2010 Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Landscape Planning and Regional Development

Relation Of Tourism And Competitiveness From The Point Of View Of Landscape Planning In The Börzsöny And The Hanság, Zsuzsanna Mikhazi, Filepné Krisztina Kovács

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The nowadays so fashionable concept of competitiveness can be considered in the case of rural areas and landscapes as the ability of the stakeholders of the area for utilizing their landscape resources for enhancing life quality ensuring the requirements of sustainability. On the other hand nowadays tourism is the most characteristic landscape forming factor, the beautiful landscape is the most important tourist attraction. We are looking for the regional contexts of the tourism and the competitiveness in this study.


Integrating Digital Data Into Greenway Planning With Augmented Reality, Mark S. Lindhult FASLA 2010 University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Integrating Digital Data Into Greenway Planning With Augmented Reality, Mark S. Lindhult Fasla

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Digital technologies, such as geographic information systems, are an integral part of the greenway planning process. A wealth of new technologies is evolving that provide improved data for planning and methods for evaluating the temporal and spatial qualities of a place. Augmented reality is a technology that can improve and enrich the user’s greenway experience. Augmented reality (AR) systems merge computer-generated graphics with a view of the physical world by aligning or registering computer graphics with a place. (Azuma, 1997) AR systems do not create a simulation of the physical world; rather augmented reality takes a real object or space …


Green Infrastructure As A Means To Deliver A Multi-Scale Approach For Urban Sustainability, Adnan Kaplan 2010 Ege (Aegean) University, Department of Landscape Architecture

Green Infrastructure As A Means To Deliver A Multi-Scale Approach For Urban Sustainability, Adnan Kaplan

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

A series of economic, ecological, population and institutional constraints have recently produced new challenges and pressures on urban growth and to the management of cities’ critical infrastructures (Hodson and Marvin, 2010). Green infrastructure thereby provides a framework that can be used to guide future growth, land development and conservation decisions to accommodate population growth and protect and preserve community assets and natural resources (Benedict and McMahon, 2006). Key ideas from landscape ecology that are relevant to green urban infrastructure for sustainable cities include: a multi-scale approach with an explicit recognition of pattern-process relationships and an emphasis on physical and functional …


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