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A study on street furniture design criteria for bus stops
People, in the effort to design the public spaces, began to constitute the elements that meet their simple demands in these spaces and so the first samples of street furniture began to form and increased in number.Street furniture are systems that consist of products such as street lamps signs, phone booths, seating, bus stops, which meet the user demands such as comfort, information, recreation and that are used commonly, located in urban spaces by institutions, and that help to form a healthy environment. In the beginning, they were produced one by one, but later mass production method began to be used according to the changing requirements. Today, the production and location of these industrialized elements carry importance with the design and location selection criteria.So, the aim of this thesis, is to study the general design criteria about street furniture, that have importance in urban space and in special to study the criteria of elements used in bus stops which have an important place in the city with their location, classification, dimension and form.As a result, design of a bus stop was realized in accordance with today's requirements and technologies and the design process and criteria were tried to be explained.