A Survey on Green Infrastructure Design Element in Urban Hub Green - Focused on ASLA's Case Studies-

도시 거점녹지유형의 그린인프라 계획요소 고찰 -ASLA 사례분석을 중심으로-

  • Kwon, Jin Wook (Department of Forest resources & Landscape Architecture, Yeungnam University) ;
  • Kim, Gunwoo (Department of Urban Design and Landscape Ecological Architecture, Graduate School of Urban Studies, Hanyang University)
  • 권진욱 (영남대학교 산림자원및조경학과) ;
  • 김건우 (한양대학교 도시대학원 도시설계.경관생태조경학과)
  • Received : 2019.10.07
  • Accepted : 2019.10.20
  • Published : 2019.12.31


The purpose of this study was to analyze examples of green infrastructure presented by the American Society of Landscape Architects as a part of basic research to assess hub green spaces in cities. With the specific goal of green infrasturcture in mind, the study samples were classified according to their purpose: 'humanities', 'hydrology', 'ecology', and 'environment'. Based on this we assessed the elements of planning for the target sites and obtained the following results. With regard to the aspect of humanities, planning urban hub green spaces was related to the satisfaction in leisure activities and the 'quality of life' that people expect to enjoy at parks or other green areas in general. Rather than focusing on direct and visible benefits, which might come from green infrastructure's technological elements, people hoped that parks and green areas have macroscopic values. For hydrological characteristics, the 'ecologically manages stormwater' was applied the most in planning hub green spaces in cities, and it mainly took the form of technological elements or factors. Third, the planning elements pertaining to ecological characteristics were identified as a combination of strategies and technological elements that 'reintroduces native plants' and 'habitat for wildlife'. As for the plans to instill eco-friendly aspects, the study found that the research on air, climate, weather, heat reaction, soil, energy efficiency, and use and application of resources is important. However, it was difficult to measure the potential quantitative benefits of 'reusing or recycling materials', 'reducing urban heat', and 'cooling air temperature'. The result of this study is meaningful in that it can be used for the assessment of urban hub green spaces in the future.


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