Courses

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First Year

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 101 Pattern I I 2 2 3 4
PM 102 Basic Art Education I 2 6 5 5
PM 103 Peyzaj Introduction to Landscape Architecture 3 0 3 2
PM 104 Technical Drawing in Landscape Architecture I 2 2 3 3
PM 105 Technical Science Elective 3 0 3 3
TUR 101 Turkish Language I 2 0 2 2
ENG 101 English I 3 0 3 3
Total Credit 17 10 22 22

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 106 Basic Art Education II 2 6 5 5
PM 107 Soil Science 2 0 2 2
PM 108 Perspective 2 2 3 4
PM 109 Meterology 2 0 2 2
ENG 102 English II 3 0 3 3
PM 110 Architectural History 3 0 3 3
PM 111 Plant Material I: (Gymnospermae) 2 2 3 4
Total Credit 16 10 21 23

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 201 Design I 4 4 6 4
PM 202 Landscape Engineering 2 2 3 5
PM 203 Surveying 2 2 3 2
PM 204 History of Landscape Architecture 3 0 3 3
PM 205 Plant Material II: (Angiospermae) 2 2 3 3
PM 206 Computer Aided Design I 2 2 3 2
Total Credit 15 12 21 24

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 207 Design II 4 4 6 8
PM 208 Irrigation and Drainage 3 0 3 3
PM 209 Computer Aided Design II 2 2 3 3
PM 210 Bitki Materyali III: (Otsu Bitkiler) 2 2 3 4
PM 211 Photography 2 2 3 3
PM 212 Kent History of Urban Planning 3 0 3 3
Total Credit 16 10 21 24

THIRD YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 301 Design III 4 4 6 8
PM 302 Urban Landscape Planning 2 2 3 3
PM 303 Landscape Construction and Materials 2 2 3 3
PM 304 Computer Aided Design III 2 2 3 3
PM 305 Atatürk’s Reforms I 2 0 2 2
PM 315-PM 320 Elective I 2 2 3 4
Total Credit 14 12 20 23

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 306 Design IV 4 4 6 8
PM 307 Indoor and Greenhouse Flowers 3 0 3 3
PM 308 Rural Landscape Planning 2 2 3 3
PM 309 Landscape Application Techniques 2 2 3 3
PM 310 Atatürk’s Reforms II 2 0 2 2
PM  315- PM 320 Elective II 2 2 3 4
Total Credit 15 10 20 23

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 401 Design V 4 4 6 8
PM 402 Lawn and Ground Covers 3 0 3 3
PM 403 Town Planning Theory and Applications 2 2 3 3
PM 404 Plant Propagation 3 0 3 3
PM 415-PM 421 Elective III 2 2 3 4
Total Credit 14 8 18 21

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME T U K ECTS
PM 405 Graduation Project 4 4 6
PM 406 Construction Law 3 0 3 11
PM 407 Planning of Residental Areas 2 2 3 3
PM 408 Marketing and Contract 3 0 3 3
PM 415-PM 421 Elective IV 2 2 3 3
Total Credit 14 8 18 24

ELECTIVE COURSES

PM 315 Descriptive Geometry (2,2) 3
PM 316 Landscape Ecology (2,2) 3
PM 317 Human and Environment (2,2) 3
PM 318 Nature Conservation and Tourism (2,2) 3
PM 320 Environmental Impact Assessment (2,2) 3
PM 415 Architectural Basic Design I (2,2) 3
PM 416 Architectural Basic Design II (2,2) 3
PM 417 Construction I-II (2,2) 3
PM 418 Model-making (2,2) 3
PM 419 (2,2) 3
PM 420 Outdoor Space Planning (2,2) 3
PM 421 Landscape Maintenance Techniques (2,2) 3

Course Descriptions

PM-101  PATTERN I  (2-2) 3 
Research and sketch studies from live model which can be determined as abstract and concrete studies. Investigations from examples will be done and these studies will be enclosured in future semesters.

PM-102 BASIC ART EDUCATION I  (2-6) 5
Research from objects, analysis and estrange of nature forms, grammer of plasticism and applications will  be done. These discipline will be enclosured for future semesters.

PM-103 INTRODUCTION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (3-0) 3
General concepts of landscape architecture , historical improvement of landscape architecture, green buildings elements, compositions of plants, symmetry in landscape design, balances, forms, lightening, colours, ratio, accord and contrast, compositions circulations trees, undergrowths, flowers, stone gardens and architectural design in green areas will be defined.

PM-104 TECHNICAL DRAWING IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE  I  (2-2) 3
Drawing and writing equipments, paper sizes, writing techniques, drawing techniques, painting techniques,  designing of objects will be defined.

PM-105 TECHNICAL SCIENCES-ELECTIVE I (3-0) 3
Aim of this lecture is to define the “General Mathematics” and calculus. It will be helpfull for “quantitative analyzing” in computering science.

TUR-101 TURKISH LANGUAGE I (2-0) 2
Ortography and spelling rules, punctuation marks, compositioning and properties of mother language will be defined. Besides, important and famous literatry outputs will be advertised.

ENG-101 ENGLISH  I (3-0) 3
Professional (technical) language for landscape architecture will be defined.

PM-106 BASIC ART EDUCATION II (2-6) 5
his lecture is the extension of PM-102

PM-107 SOIL SCEINCE (2-0) 2
Relation of plants with soil, soil texture, soil classification, water level of earth, earth air conditions, beneficial and harmfull faunas in soil, temperature of soil, adjustment of soil and manuring of soil will be defined.

PM-108 PERSPECTIVE  (2-2) 3
Defining different types of perspective and presentation techniques to explain landscape design in better way.

PM-109 METEOROLOGY (2-0) 2
Frame of atmosphere, temperature and heat, water vapour, humidity, condensation, fogs, clouds, falling, wind, airmasses, classification of climates, micro climates, climate of Turkey and defining the climate type according to Thorntwaite principle.

ENG-102 ENGLISH  II (3-0) 3
English language will be given according to landscape architecture science.

PM-110 ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY  (3-0) 3
Beginning from prehistoric period according to “Western Culture” Antique Greek, Rome, Byzantine, Romanesk, Gotic, Ronesance, Manierizm, Baroq, Rokoko, enlightenment, industial revolution, historisizm and architecture of modern and later periods will be defined. Relations between periods, interaction and continuity will be shown besides Mezopotamia culture, Islam culture and Turkish architecture. Examples of monumental architecture, relations of architecture and landscape architecture, concepts of gardens and landscape architecture will be defined farm east gardening culture, Chinese gardens, Japanese gardens will be defined by examples.

PM-111 PLANTS MATERIAL I (GYMNOSPERMAE)  (2-2) 3
Properties of open-seed plants such as pine trees and undergrowths will be defined. Besides, all the ecologic needs, growth ambiance and natural distribution (dispersal) of all trees and undergrowths in this group will be defined. All the estetique and architectural potentials, other landscape potentials and arrangements which these plants are used in, will be defined.

PM-201 DESIGN  I (4-4) 6
Project concept, first studies, first drafts, definite projects, application projects, perspective, situation plan, sections, inquiry with project owner, climate which project will be done in ecologic informations, water usage in environmental design, water surfaces, water buildings, water shows, roof gardens, stone and rock gardens, project drawing techniques, villa projects, hotels, hospitals, universities and schools projects, site projects, holiday-village projects, coastal management projects, national parks and protection zones, botanic gardens, zoos and city parks projects will be designed and drawn from project I to project VI.

PM-202 LANDSCAPE ENGINEERING (3-0) 3
Plasticism in local design, leveling studies, excavation and cushion, excavation-cushion calculations, circulation system and pathways, vehice paths, pedestrians and cycling paths, enlightening and static in landscape engineering will be defined with mechanicals basic principles.

PM-203 SURVEYING (2-2) 3
Land in urban and rural areas, and plastic objects, architectural structures, to determine the current situation and plan to spend.

PM-204 HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (3-0) 3
Mesopotamian culture. Islamic Architecture. TurkishArchitecture.Examples of monumental architecture. Relationship betweenarchitecture and landscape architecture, garden and landscapedesign concepts. Far East culture and gardening. Chinese garden. Japanese garden. Relationships, interaction and continuity.

PM-205 PLANT MATERIALS II: (ANGIOSPERMAE) (2-2) 3
Broad-leaved trees and shrubs that make up a group of Angiosperms (ANGIOSPERMEA)  group of trees, shrubs and bushes and soil requirements of the ecological group of ornamental plants, growing media and areas of natural distribution. Architectural and aesthetic use of these plants. Plant height, diameter, and shape properties of the leaves, branches, flowers and fruit characteristics.

PM-206 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN I (2-2) 3
AutoCAD, use LandCAD and other computer programs, and these programs will be applied in the design of Landscape Architecture.

PM-207 DESIGN II (4-4) 6
The concept of the project, the first surveys, preliminary design, final design, application projects, perspective, contingency plan, sections, property owner and the construction of the survey project,which is the basis of climate, soil and ecological information, environmental problems, environmental assessment, design principles environmental design, water use, water surfaces, water bodies, water shows, roof gardens,stone and rock gardens, the project drawing techniques, projects in rural and urban areas, children’s garden projects, project, country house, villa projects, hotels, hospitals, universities and school projects, site projects, resort projects, beach editing projects, projects in national parks and protected areas, botanical gardens, zoos and city parks in the form of projects and project graduation project from I to VI issues the project will continue expanding over the years.

PM-208 IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE (3-0) 3
Open and green areas, drainage and irrigation issues will be discussed on the examples will be discussed in detail.

PM-209 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN II (2-2) 3
AutoCAD, use LandCAD and other computer programs, and these programs will be applied in the design of Landscape Architecture.

PM-210 PLANT MATERIALS  III: (Herbaceous Plants) (2-2) 3
Ornamental plants: bushes, wrapping-climbers, groundcovers, andherbaceous plants, and soil requirements of the ecological, habitatand natural areas of distribution. Architectural and aestheticpotential of ornamental plants. Plant height, diameter, and shape properties of the leaves, branches, flowers and fruit characteristics. Places, and handling characteristics of ornamental plants used in landscape arrangements.

PM-211 PHOTOGRAPHY (2-2) 3
Photography is one of the fundamental elements of design, visual representation and communication. In this course, students will identify basic photographic tools and their intended purposes and the key principles of capturing digital images. The course will introduce the full range of basic aspects of digital photography. Students will analyze photographs to determine their positive and negative attributes and apply these principles to produce their own visually compelling images by employing the correct photographic techniques.  This course also focuses on how intended messages can be constructed through images using subject matter, context, editing, scale, colour, and composition. Materials and technologies will be explored. Students will create visual messages, representations and focused visual statements.
Further, it will introduce students to the fundamental terminology, concepts, and techniques of digital visual composition for static images. Instruction is given on basic techniques of production, including digital still camera orientation, lighting, set-up, and operation. It will focuse on the principles of using colour, composition, lighting, depth of field, exposure and other techniques for overall thematic and visual effects of static images.

PM-212 HISTORY OF URBAN PLANNING (3-0) 3    
In the process the past two thousand years to the presenteconomic, social and spatial characteristics depending on thedevelopment of cities and urban planning in the various examples are described in the course of European and American cities.

PM-301 DESIGN III (4-4) 6
The concept of the project, the first surveys, preliminary design, final design, application projects, perspective, contingency plan, sections, property owner and the construction of the survey project,which is the basis of climate, soil and ecological information, environmental problems, environmental assessment, design principles environmental design, water use, water surfaces, water bodies, water shows, roof gardens,stone and rock gardens, the project drawing techniques, projects in rural and urban areas, children’s garden projects, project, country house, villa projects, hotels, hospitals, universities and school projects, site projects, resort projects, beach editing projects, projects in national parks and protected areas, botanical gardens, zoos and city parks in the form of projects and project graduation project from I to VI issues the project will continue expanding over the years.

PM-302 URBAN LANDSCAPE PLANNING (2-2) 3
The city parks, main roads and secondary roads, and plantation, alleles, beach regulations, urban groves, green belt, industrial areas, shopping centers, residential developmentorganization, schools, hospitals, sites, play grounds, public institutions, urban highways passing through the landscape planning will be emphasized.

PM-303 LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS (2-2) 3
Lime, cement and plaster, mortar, ground elements and surface coatings, drainage elements, fencing, stone and brick walls, roof, natural materials, synthetic materials, pipes, irrigation materials are discussed.

PM-304 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN  III (2-2) 3
AutoCAD, use LandCAD and other computer programs, and these programs will be applied in the design of Landscape Architecture.

PM-305   Atatürk’s Reform I (2-0) 2
History of Turkish Revolution entered the action phase, and objectives of the war period, in law, political and educational, cultural and social life described arrangement, the basic principlesofTurkishRevolution Republicanism, Nationalism, Populism,Secularism, Statism, te universal value of the Turkish Revolution Atatürk Revolution complementary will be a system of thought.

PM-306   DESIGN IV (4-4) 6
The concept of the project, the first surveys, preliminary design, final design, project applications, perspective, contingency plan, sections, interview with the property owner, climate, soil and ecological information, environmental problems, environmental assessment, evaluation of the green object, the design principles, water use in landscape design, water surfaces, water bodies, water shows, roof gardens, stone and rock gardens, the project drawing techniques, projects in rural and urban areas, children’s garden projects, country houses, villa projects, hotels, hospitals, university and school projects, estate projects, holiday resort projects, beach projects, projects in national parks and protected areas, botanical gardens, zoos and city parks and graduation project; all the subjects will continue  from project I to VI and will be expanded in the form of detailed projects according to the semester. 

PM-307 INDOOR  AND GREENHOUSE FLOWERS (3-0) 3
Ecological differences of indoor and garden plants, ecological conditions of greenhouses, annual and perennial flowers, seasonal flower production and their use in landscaping, lighting, temperature, water, soil and plant nutrient requirements will be discussed, and a systematic presentation of indoor plants will be done.

PM-308 RURAL LANDSCAPE PLANNING (2-2) 3
Roads, highways, landscape planning of other transportation routes between cities, recreation areas, planning of woodlands and forest areas outside the cities, national parks, nature conservation areas, botanical gardens, zoos, roadside parks, recreation centres outside the cities will be covered.

PM-309   LANDSCAPE APPLICATION TECHNIQUES (2-2) 3
Landscape plans, details, specifications, unit prices, contracts, applications and progress payments forms the essence of Application Techniques course.

PM-310   ATATÜRK REFORMS II (2-0) 
This course is a continuation of  PM 305.

PM-401   DESIGN V (4-4) 6
The concept of the project, the first surveys, preliminary design, final design, project applications, perspective, contingency plan, sections, interview with the property owner, climate, soil and ecological information, environmental problems, environmental assessment, evaluation of the green object, the design principles, water use in landscape design, water surfaces, water bodies, water shows, roof gardens, stone and rock gardens, the project drawing techniques, projects in rural and urban areas, children’s garden projects, country houses, villa projects, hotels, hospitals, university and school projects, estate projects, holiday resort projects, beach projects, projects in national parks and protected areas, botanical gardens, zoos and city parks and graduation project; all the subjects will continue  from project I to VI and will be expanded in the form of detailed projects according to the semester they are in.

PM-402 LAWN AND GROUNDCOVERS   (3-0) 3
Different methods of growing lawn, various types of grasses, caring and watering methods, herbaceous and woody covering plants, soil erosion.

PM-403 TOWN PLANNING  THEORY AND APPLICATIONS (2-2) 3
The urbanization phenomenon and practices of urban planning in Europe, America and Turkey in the 20th century. The effects of globalization on urban areas. Practice of analysis and synthesis on a selected district in the town.

PM-404 PLANT PROPAGATION ( 3-0) 3
Various breeding techniques such as from seeds, grafting, and the principles of plant nursery management.

PM-405 GRADUATION PROJECT (4-4) 6
Final graduation project. Personal studies with faculty advisory.

PM-406 CONSTRUCTION LAW  ( 3-0) 3
Laws and regulations related to municipalities, urban planning, and the environment.

PM-407 PLANNING OF RESIDENTIAL AREAS (2-2) 3
Residential environment project of a small town with basic services and recreation facilities on a selected site.

PM-408 MARKETING AND CONTRACT  ( 3-0) 3
Preparation for professional life by active project presentation, professional contacts, and legal proceedings pertaining to projects and construction.

 ELECTIVES

PM-315 DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY (2-2) 3
Different techniques of drawing projections,orthographic drawings, geometrical forms (prizm, pyramid, cone, cylinder) and their projections. Axonometric drawings: usage of axes, dimensions and details. Principles of perspective drawings with two vanishing points. Selection of point of view, vanishing points, arranging picture plane, heights and determination of horizon line.

PM-316 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY (2-2) 3
Ecology and landscape, climatic factors, soil faktor, biotic factors, harmfull effects of human beings, air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, radiation, noise, the effect of nonliving environment on living environment will be examined. Also rural landscape ecology, urban landscape ecology discussed.

PM-317 HUMAN AND ENVIRONMENT (2-2) 3
The negative effects of human beings on environment and the methods for reducing these effects, outside spaces and the ways for repairing and restoring the spoiled areas in these spaces will be discussed.

PM-318 CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND TOURISM (2-2) 3
Natural conservation areas, national parks, archeological conservation sites, coastal zone protection, natural heritage areas, wildlife and tourism subjects will be examined.

PM-320 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (2-2) 3
Effects of human beings on the environment and methods of minimizing these effects and restoring the nature destroyed by mankind.

PM-415 ARCHITECTURAL BASIC DESIGN I (2-2) 3
Development of ideas among ‘Bauhaus’ education and ‘Gestalt’ psychology, human visual perception abilities, classification of visual perception elements, three-dimensional design of the static elements of perceptive occurrences and the interrelated Gestalt theories. Ideas about three-dimensional architectural design.

PM-416 ARCHITECTURAL BASIC DESIGN II 2-2) 3
Dynamic visual elements, which results as the visual perception of human mind. Fourth and fifth dimensions, the dynamic visual notions. The six dynamic visual perception elements, and their inter-related Gestalt theories. Five-dimensional architectural design notion. The ‘Gestalt’ theories related with notions. A basic design study directive to architectural design

PM-417 CONSTRUCTION I-II (2-2) 3
Preparation of the construction site, foundations, ground coverings, stone and brick walls, concrete slabs, stairs will be examined.

PM-418   MODEL MAKING (2-2) 3
Focusses on the basic principles of model-making, introduces its materials and techniques and involves making models of architectural design and details.

PM-420 OUTDOOR SPACE PLANNING (2-2) 3
Description of outdoor space in landscape architecture human and outdoor space relation, design of outdoor space by using landscape principles, techniques, natural and man made landscape elements. Outdoor spaces will also be examined with examples in historical process.

PM-421 LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TECHNIQUES (2-2) 3
Explaining the technical details of the maintenance of the areas which has completed landscape projects in order to protect, develop and sustain their features to students.