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New Approaches to Spatial Planning and Design

Planning, Design, Applications

Edited By Murat Özyavuz

One of the main objectives of planning and design is the reflection of the works to the space. Therefore, the starting point of this book is to reveal the research conducted by different professions in the field of spatial planning and design. For this purpose, original researches on direct application and land were included. Planning and design studies need co-operation between professions in order to fulfill this philosophy. These activities are effective means of fulfilling the philosophy of sustainability. Planning and design is a tool to tell the story of a community, and how it’s past, present and future work together for a sustainable tomorrow. The design process in which the most appropriate spatial compositions are revealed by shaping the areas in the direction of planning decisions, develops in the continuation of the planning process. This book is for landscape architects and other planning and design professions. Theoretical foundations, theories, methods, and applications will be essential parts of this reference book. In addition, this book addresses several very different subjects of study; landscape management, biodiversity, landscape restoration, landscape design, urban design, urban planning and architectural design related to theory, practice and the results will be covered.

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22 Cemeteries in Uyghur Culture and the Importance of Cemeteries in Open-Green Area System


Abstract: Cemeteries; It is a form of land use which must be absolute within or near residential areas such as housing, industry and trade. However, it should be considered as open green areas along with the cemetery function. As a result of rapid and distorted urbanization, the exhaustion of existing green areas or the increase of rent in urban areas and the difficulty of creating new green spaces, cemetery greenery has also gained new functions. The inadequacy of open-green areas or the transformation of existing open-green areas into different usage forms is the result of unplanned and rapid urbanization. In this sense, planning of the cemeteries as green areas is an important issue of urban planning. In this direction, in order to emphasize the importance to be given in planning and protection of cemeteries in Uighur culture, some cemeteries and importance in the Uighurs were emphasized and place in the light-green system of cemeteries was emphasized and some suggestions were made.

Keywords: Cemetery, Grave, Uyghur cemeteries, Uyghur graves, Tomb and cupola

1 Introduction

Death is an inevitable end that comes after birth and is accepted as a transitional period; in many societies it is believed that with death everything is not over; death is just a space change. It was accepted that after the death of the human being, it was not destroyed and it migrated from this world to the other world. However, as adopted in many cultures, death is not...

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