Landscape Design 1: Site Design Basics

ARCH X 471.1A
Explore form and the importance of scale in landscape architectural design. These skills and insights are applied culminating in a study of a small, site-scale school garden.
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What you can learn.

  • Build upon drawing, seeing, and measuring skills
  • Create an informed design idea
  • Study and analyze a site
  • Develop a design process
  • Graphically and orally present designs

About this course:

This course explores basic design elements, principles, and issues relevant to landscape architecture. Projects emphasize abstract 3D space and form; the basics of site design: conceptual design, imagery, and symbolism; and basic issues of proportion, scale, and composition.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Landscape Design 1: Site Design Basics.

X 472 Introduction to the Landscape Design Professions and X 472.4D Design Graphics I: Drafting and Drawing of the Built Environment.

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