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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Classroom
Starting at $925.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you will 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, focusing 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 fielddtrip. Students must bring a camera to all classes.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Instructor: Lisa Smith
363067
Fee:
$925.00
38 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2018
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Notes

Students are responsible for their own transportation to field trip classes.

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Sep 29, 2018
9:00AM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 320
Off-Site
Sat Oct 6, 2018
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Off-Site
Sat Oct 13, 2018
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Off-Site
Sat Nov 10, 2018
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Off-Site
Sun Nov 18, 2018
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Off-Site
Sun Dec 9, 2018
9:00AM - 4:00PM

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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