Landscape Design 4: Environmental Analysis and Planning

ARCH X 472.9
Utiltizing methods of environmental research and analysis, students invstigate the natural, historical, and cultural factors impacting land-use.
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Classroom
Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you will learn.

  • Understand how to prepare an environmental analysis of a potential project site
  • Work within a team environment
  • Apply knowledge of natural processes, codes and connectivity to land use and adjacencies
  • Understand and apply suitability analysis and all historical, social, environmental, physical, (i.e., below grade, at grade, above grade) planning criteria and how to map and quantify these elements of the environment
  • Collect and understand past community input and public engagement
  • Present and defend project design solutions with facts, figures and analytical data

About this course:

This course studies the methods and attitudes of environmental research and analysis utilized by landscape architects. Students investigate the natural, historical, and cultural factors that impact land-use suitability, design programming, and design development. Instruction emphasizes the application of these methods to both the natural and built environments.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Landscape Design 4: Environmental Analysis and Planning.

ARCH X 471.2 Landscape Design 3; ARCH X 472.12A Grading and Drainage.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Matthew Shimer
364803
Fee:
$925.00
21 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2019
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Course Requirements
Book: Site Planning, Third Edition by Kevin Lynch
Book: Design with Nature by Ian L. McHarg
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Jan 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Jan 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Jan 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Feb 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Feb 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Feb 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Feb 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Mar 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Mar 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304
Discussion
Tue Mar 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 304

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