Botanical gardens have many positive economic and functional contributions, especially in the cities and regions where they are located. Aim: The aim of this study is to explain the design process and stages of the botanical garden which will provide the conservation and display of the plant inventory of the region flora, especially the endemic and rare species in the region, and gain a recreation area for the scientific purposes of the city. Method: Survey and survey analysis were performed in the first stage of the study and a list of needs were determined. In this context, the natural landscape features are examined that they are topographic activity in the area and plant existence and uses. After this stage, the function diagram of the area surrounding the accessibility, the present and the suggestion of the relations between the uses were completed and a preliminary project was formed. With this stage, the uses of land are decided. So, The final project was the final stage of the method. Findings: In designing the botanical garden, aesthetic, ecological and functional features and uses of the plants were utilized and planting strategies were developed. With the identification of these strategies, different themes and sub-themes have been developed in the botanical garden. In addition, the structural elements in the area for the user population has been determined. Conclusion: The valley within the Düzce University Campus has become one of the most important areas in the city and gained a lot of values as an important area for recreation and economics at the scale of the city and the region at the same time as many plant species, including rare and endemic species, are exhibited, grown, preserved and scientific studies are carried out.
Keywords: Valley, Landscape, Planty Design