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.
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.
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.