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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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30 Interaction of Design Museums and Design Education as a Creativity Exposing Education Model: The Case of Britain


Abstract: Design is not only an economic development tool, but also an area that directs people’s and societies’ lifestyles and requires a creative education process. Especially primary and secondary school education is a very important learning and self-discovery process for the youth in terms of research, information gathering, problem-solving, creativity, art, design and technology. At this stage, planning of creativity and design education in schools is important. This study addresses the contribution of design and technology lectures in primary and secondary education to design awareness and design education, and the education programs organized by Design Museums. In the first part, the content and methods of design and technology course will be examined. In the second part, the educational function of the museum will be discussed and the design museum and its creativity training will be examined. Britain, where the path for the design was cleared with the Industrial Revolution, was chosen as the case study. Design education in primary and secondary education in Britain are reviewed and the contribution of the education programs organized by the London Design Museum on design education in schools is analyzed through examples.

Keywords: Education, Design education, Design museums, Creativity

1 Introduction

Today, lifestyle and attitudes adopted by the society are affected and guided by design. As a material value, design also has an important role in economic growth and global competition. Creation of an authentic design that contributes to the society requires an intense designing process....

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