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.
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Classroom
Starting at $925.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
-
Wednesday, Saturday
Instructor: Steve Lang, Raymond Senes
363061
Fee:
$925.00
43 days left. Enroll by Sep 26, 2018
See Details
Notes

Visitors not permitted. No refund after October 2, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Sep 26, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Oct 3, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Oct 10, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Oct 17, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Oct 24, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Oct 31, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Sat Nov 3, 2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA
Discussion
Wed Nov 7, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Nov 14, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Sat Nov 17, 2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA
Discussion
Wed Nov 28, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Discussion
Wed Dec 5, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Available
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Lacey Withers
363488
Fee:
$925.00
44 days left. Enroll by Sep 27, 2018
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 22. One Saturday class meeting to be arranged.

Visitors not permitted. No refund after October 3, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 3, 2018
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Sep 27, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Oct 4, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Oct 11, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Oct 18, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Oct 25, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Nov 1, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Nov 8, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Nov 15, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Nov 22, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Nov 29, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson
Discussion
Thu Dec 6, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 200A - Bronson

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