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LTP 129 - Landscape Design

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Principles and techniques of landscape design. Includes determination of project requirements, site analysis, measuring, design principles, preliminary design, landscape plan drawing, and development of a practice project and final project.



Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss specific project requirements including client interviews, site analysis and design.
  2. Collect project site data and develop base maps with inventories of existing elements.
  3. Develop preliminary design requirements including functional diagrams, an initial master plan, and design drawings.
  4. Evaluate design qualities that include aesthetic components and principles of composition.
  5. Create and present a landscape design project.

Outline:
  1. Project Requirements
    1. Client interview
    2. Site analysis
    3. Design program
  2. Site Analysis
    1. Measuring a site
    2. Base map preparation
    3. Site inventory
  3. Preliminary Design
    1. Functional diagram
    2. Initial master plan
    3. Design drawings
  4. Design Principles
    1. Form composition
    2. Spatial composition
    3. Material composition
  5. Design Principles
    1. Preparation of a design project
    2. Presentation of a design project


Effective Term:
Spring 2013



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