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'Greenscape' From Brownfields - From Former Industrial Landscape To Cultural Landscape, Anna Adorján, Piroska Varga Jan 2016

'Greenscape' From Brownfields - From Former Industrial Landscape To Cultural Landscape, Anna Adorján, Piroska Varga

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Landscape planning and design is about creating beauty and value in the green areas. Even though they are degraded, abandoned or damaged, landscape is a presentation of the human activities and the ecosystem. In the case of the postindustrial landscapes we are dealing with heritage and contamination, value and disaster. Architecture is not just the process and the product of planning, designing and constructing buildings, it is about protection. Architecture, planning and landscape present a complex inter-relations between people, buildings, landscape and the environment. We truly believe in the teamwork of landscape designers and architects in order to create ‘greenscapes ...


Improving The Green System Of Budapest By Transforming Railway Rust Areas, Dóra Hutter Jan 2016

Improving The Green System Of Budapest By Transforming Railway Rust Areas, Dóra Hutter

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

The Industrial Revolution had a negative impact on both the city and the environment. By the second half of the 19th century the urban erosion of industrial cities cried for direct intervention and curing. The methods developed either along an urban or an anti-urban philosophy, resulted the new models of green belt systems aimed to solve all the main urban problems with restructuring the urban fabric, controlling the urban spread into the rural landscape, the lack of green areas and open spaces for recreation and social life, and the lack of green spaces for ventilation.

On the other hand in ...


Impact Of Green Industrial Zones On City Development, Karolina Latusek Jan 2016

Impact Of Green Industrial Zones On City Development, Karolina Latusek

Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning

Arranged green spaces of industrial areas are a form greenery planted in an organized way, accompanying industrial facilities. During designing large industrial facilities, green spaces constituted an integral element of industrial facility and adjacent areas. They played numerous essential roles, such as protective, decorative, recreational, representative, psychological or masking functions. Depending on the intended purpose, a green space assumed also suitable forms: buffer strips, clumps, solitary plants, cross-shaped, strip-shaped or round-shaped layouts. An equally crucial aspect, as the form of greenery, was selection of an adequate species adapted both to the terrain conditions and specificity of production.

During construction of ...