TY - CHAP A1 - A. Esra Cengiz ED1 - Murat Özyavuz Y1 - 2013-07-01 PY - 2013 T1 - Impacts of Improper Land Uses in Cities on the Natural Environment and Ecological Landscape Planning N2 - 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. The scope of the profession includes: urban design; site planning; town or urban planning; environmental restoration; parks and recreation planning; visual resource management; green infrastructure planning and provision; and private estate and residence landscape master planning and design - all at varying scales of design, planning and management. This book contains chapters on recent developments in studies of landscape architecture. For this reason I believe the book would be useful to the relevant professional disciplines. BT - Advances in Landscape Architecture SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/55755 DO - 10.5772/55755 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-02-25 ER -