It is widely acknowledged that today’s state-of-art cities are capable of acting as landscape systems within and beyond urban domain. In this context, river systems provide urban fabric with physical, ecological and social advocacy while addressing multiple challenges of rapid urbanization and its resultant effects such as dense and uncontrolled urban development.
Based on the aforementioned statement, this paper enunciates the attachment of regional river pattern (particularly composed of Meles Delta and Bornova Rivers, and their association with natural and urban patches) with centrally located, yet large tract of İzmir metropolitan city (Fig. 1).
"Experimenting Regional River Pattern as Landscape Corridors in Urban Transformation,"
Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning: Vol. 5
, Article 35.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/fabos/vol5/iss2/35
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