Introduction to the Landscape Design Professions
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.
Fall 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
No meeting Nov. 27.
Visitors not permitted. No refund after October 3, 2017. Internet access required.