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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Winter
Remote Instruction
Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can 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

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.
Prerequisites
ARCH X 472.19 Design 6: Concept Development.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Eileen Alduenda
377669
Fee:
$925.00
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: How To Study Public Life by Jan Gehl, Birgitte Svarre
Book: Architecture Form, Space, Order by Francis D.K. Ching
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Tue Jan 5, 2021
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Tue Jan 12, 2021
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Tue Jan 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 26, 2021
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Tue Feb 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Mar 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Mar 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Mar 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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