Wood and Wood Derivatives In Urban Furniture Used in Landscape Design Projects

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Ulay G., Yeler O.

International Forest Product Congress (ORENKO2020), Trabzon, Turkey, 23 - 26 September 2020, pp.21

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Trabzon
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.21
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Wood material is used in many different areas in the historical process, and today it is frequently used in urban furniture within the scope of landscape applications. It is very important that these materials are compatible with the environment and suitable for the design. In this study, different urban furniture made of wood and wood-based materials were examined in order to improve existing designs. In the examples examined, urban furniture designed in accordance with the general design principles was handled; Determinations were made within the framework of elements such as aesthetics, size, form, ergonomics, functionality, construction, material, robustness, security, layout and economy. In addition, different suggestions and suggestions were made for the development of urban furniture, which is a part of landscape applications, and for the emergence of new designs in harmony with nature by examining the visual and material types on the sample wooden reinforcements.