Human Factors in Landscape Architecture

ARCH X 472.23
Learn the basic principles guiding the successful design of space. Human factors, engineering, natural processes, human capabilities, and limitations are woven into the design of environments.
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Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

About this course:

This course presents an introduction to current concepts and research on how people interact with their environments and how design shapes human behavior and perception. Topics include the cultural and social determinants of territoriality; personal space and life style as design generators; designing for community, privacy, and safety; perception and recognition of urban form; designing streets and plazas for pedestrian use; the sensory environment; and learning from and programming for clients.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Human Factors in Landscape Architecture.

X 472.19 Design VI: Concept Development.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Sunday, Tuesday
Instructor: Eileen Alduenda
364799
Fee:
$925.00
54 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2019
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Course Requirements
Book: The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces by William H. Whyte
Book: The Image of the City by Kevin Lynch
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Jan 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Sun Jan 20, 2019
10:00AM - 1:30PM
Discussion
Tue Jan 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Sun Feb 3, 2019
10:00AM - 1:30PM
Discussion
Tue Feb 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Tue Feb 12, 2019
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Discussion
Tue Feb 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Sun Mar 3, 2019
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Discussion
Tue Mar 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Tue Mar 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

What you will learn.

  • Understand human motivation and behavior patterns
  • Evaluate the aesthetic, social, and ecological successes of existing landscapes to inform future design decisions
  • Observe social factors as an element affecting design and as essential to effective design
  • Utilize community facilitation as part of the design process, the design program, and final design concept
  • Develop the ability to embody an idea within the landscape that is sensitive to culture, demography, and geography
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