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FUNCTIONAL CONVERSION OF GRANITE QUARRIES (methodological aspects of architectural and urban planning solutions)

Journal: Bulletin of Prydniprovs'ka State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (Vol.2016, No. 9)

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Page : 66-75

Keywords : technogenic landscapes; granite quarry; reclamation; rehabilitation methods; passport-card of quarry; environmental restoration projects; agricultural reclamation;

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There is a global problem of the decline of the economy and production today in Ukraine. Particularly worsened is the situation in the mining industry and the settlements associated with it. There was a threat of mass unemployment in connection with the closure of many enterprises in this field. In this case, the problem of recultivation of technogenic landscapes exist at the same time with possible acute social crisis in these regions. Such areas remain gray spots in the structures of cities and their suburbs, in addition they cause catastrophic damage to the environment. The total area of the changed landscape in Ukraine is almost 800 thousand hectares, important is the question of their further use, based on evidencerecommendations, including architectural and urban development decisions. Purpose. Тo provide a methodical basis for decision-making in conversion of technogenic landscapes, which will enable the search for more adequate methods in the select of the remediationdirection, that is relevant not only to the Dnipropetrovsk region, but also for Ukraine as a whole. Conclusion. The article discusses and classified experience and methods of recultivation of technogenic landscapes of previous years in different countries. It is developed a quarry passport-card, which groups together the existing criteria of the quarry characteristics evaluation, helps to analyze its condition and determine the prospects for further development.

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