Introduction to the Landscape Design Professions
ARCH X 472
A quick dive into landscape theory, history, design principles, and understanding scale and drawing. Students apply these lessons in a final project resulting in scaled drawings and models.
What you will learn.
- Acquire a brief historical overview of landscape architectural design history as an introductory basis for discussion and a site design opportunity
- Learn the language of plan, section, and elevation, using drawings to express design ideas
- Develop skills and confidence to express three-dimensional ideas as two-dimensional drawings and in model format
- See examples of award-winning landscape architectural work to become familiar with the breadth and richness of the profession
About this course:
This introductory course covers the history, scope, types, and scale of landscape design professions; licensure; professional societies; and current issues. Terminology, construction concepts, basic graphic skills, and model-making are also introduced.