Landscape Design 3: Advanced Site Design

ARCH X 471.2

Applying site inventory and analysis with a site program, students create their design process and concept development using real sites in interesting urban and semi-urban environments. Use of computer modeling programs is highly encouraged.

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Spring
Summer
Hybrid
Starting at $1,220.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Apply formal organizational techniques covered in Design 1 and 2
  • Develop design processes using diagrams through drawings, photographs, and models
  • Review and critique of existing conditions leading to site specific responses
  • Develop an understanding of how program statements can build in complexity
  • Using context analysis, program analysis, and each individual's intuition, show how the development of a basic idea, organizing principals and diagrams guides your project
  • Explore the vertical dimension by encouraging designing in section and using three dimensional drawings

About this course:

This course introduces the student to the landscape architectural design process, emphasizing site inventory, analysis, program, design process and concept development. Projects are mid- to large-scale sites you can actually visit, such as civic plazas, freeway capping projects, downtown urban redevelopment, etc. The design program for each project is defined by the instructor. Presentation graphics are both hand-drawn and/or physically built. Students also use computer modeling, rendering, 3D modeling, InDesign, Sketchup and Photoshop. Final presentation products utilize hand graphics with blended use of CAD and 3D modeling as background support only.
Prerequisites
ARCH X 471.1A Landscape Design 1: Site Design Basics; ARCH X 471.1B Landscape Design 2: Site Design; ARCH X 472.4F Design Graphics 3: Digital Rendering and Presentation Drawings. Working knowledge of a 3-D modeling or design software program.  Certificate student in the Landscape Architecture certificate program.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Sunday, Tuesday, Saturday
Available
See Details
Instructor: Francisco Behr
397737
Fee:
$1,220.00
Hybridformat icon
Location: Field Trip , Remote Classroom
Notes

No meetings August 20 & 27, 2024.
This course is a combination of live-online and in-person class meetings. 
Attendance at in-person class meetings is mandatory per the LATC credentialing of this program.
Required in-person field trips: Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Saturday, June 29; Newport Beach Civic Center and Park, Sunday, June 30. 
Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 01, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jun 25, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Off-Site
Sat Jun 29, 2024
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sun Jun 30, 2024
9:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Field Trip
Lecture
Tue Jul 2, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jul 9, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jul 16, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jul 23, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Jul 30, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Aug 6, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Aug 13, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Tue Sep 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
-
Sunday, Thursday, Saturday
Available
See Details
Instructor: Francisco Behr
397738
Fee:
$1,220.00
Hybridformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom , Field Trip
Notes

No meetings July 4; August 29, 2024.
This course format is a combination of live-online and in-person class meetings. 
Attendance at in-person class meetings is mandatory per the LATC credentialing of this program.
Required in-person field trips: Newport Beach Civic Center and Park, Sun., June 30; Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Saturday, June 29. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 03, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 27, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Off-Site
Sat Jun 29, 2024
2:00PM PT - 6:00PM PT
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sun Jun 30, 2024
2:00PM PT - 6:00PM PT
Field Trip
Lecture
Thu Jul 11, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 18, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Jul 25, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Aug 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Thu Sep 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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