Green Infrastructure Embody an Exceptional Spiritual Relationship of People with Nature: Cultural Landscape, Implication for Sustainable Development
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The major thrust of this study is to identify a way to improve the physical condition of greenway corridors in urban areas to better serve the multi-objectives of greenways for sustainable communities, based on a literature review and case study. Pdios River has been introduced, because of several factors; it is geographically representative of the region and one of the main natural land marks in Lefkosa, capital city of Cyprus. This paper demonstrates that cultural landscapes are part of the city's wealth and producing healthy ecosystem as city's brand, with a proper designed green infrastructure planning, conservation and preservation, promote place identity in identified markets. Nearly all major cities have been built along river corridors. River corridors are being focused on as important natural networks as well as cultural and recreational resources. Lefkosa Creek passes through the historical old city of Lefkosa and another historic site so it provides historical heritage and protects cultural values. It can work as a recreational, educational corridor with attraction of the cultural, historical fabrics as well as ecologically significant corridors. This research paper presents the guidance report on how to develop the methodological work linked with green infrastructure to promote place identity by emphasis on conservation and preservation green infrastructure as cultural landscape as implications for sustainable development.
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