Living Band-Aid

Teamย 

Name: Mulkiye KART

Nationality: Turkish

Institution / Company: Freelance Landscape Architect/ Newly graduated from Istanbul Technical University

 

โ€“ FINALIST of REVIVING MINES: SHANDONG PARK Competition

 

Living Band-Aid is a project is that aim the transition of an abandoned mine to a productive and didactic healing landscape through different kind of remediation approaches.ย 

Terrace systems (inspired from famous rice terraces in China) establishing on the devastated mountain surfaces, soil remediation eradicating the polluted soil layer and agriculture based open institute providing economic and social revitalization act like living band-aids to rebirth the mining area and its surroundings.ย 

The mine area is being restored to its natural habitat, serving as a home once again native species of the region. Therefore, terraces where native species are planted has an important role in the regeneration process. Also, these terraces provide erosion control in the site. Besides construction of the terraces, formation of wetlands in the existing areas where water collected is reinforced to trigger habitat recovery.

Besides, terracing practice, mound area which is created during the process of soil remediation, is a multifunctional area used for playing etc.

Lastly, new productive landscape focused on agriculture aims both to maintain the existing agriculture practice and to produce and protect native species (natural vegetation). Also, this system provides the mining area to transform into an open research institute where local people and visitors come and work together.

 

#habitatrecovery #productivelandscape #terracing #soilremediation #openresearchinstitute

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