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 can 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.

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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