Plant Identification: Trees

ARCH X 472.8A

This course concentrates on trees, shrubs, and companion plant groupings, planting location, etc. as design elements. Participants study plant texture, density, form, color, and other characteristics as articulators of space.

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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $925.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Incorporate trees into designs with a critical and knowledgeable eye and mind
  • Create actual tree palettes for different potential design styles and genres
  • Develop creative methods to incorporate trees where it may be challenging and provide clients with the latest information and background on their recommendations
  • Ability to describe specific common species in Southern California with defining characteristics
  • Ability to articulate the proper methods of selecting trees in a nursery setting and the nursery processes
  • Ability to identify at least 30 trees by visual testing

About this course:

One of the two required plant material courses; focuses on plants, their communities, and place in the landscape. Instruction focuses on large-scale materials that often influence the landscape architect's overall site composition. This course concentrates on trees, shrubs and companion plant groupings, and planting location as design elements. Participants study plant texture, density, form, color, and other characteristics as articulators of space. Attention is given to cultural, taxonomical, and landscape maintenance idiosyncrasies. Each class meeting is either classroom/outdoors on campus or a field trip. Students must bring a camera to all classes.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Saturday 9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Lisa Smith
376076
Fee:
$925.00
10 days left. Enroll by Oct 10, 2020
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Notes

No meetings November 14 & 29; December 5, 2020. Three meetings to be arranged. Internet access required. Materials Required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 03, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Oct 10, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 17, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 24, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 31, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 7, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Nov 21, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 12, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Dec 19, 2020
9:00AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Online

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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