Landscape Construction Practices

Course Number: 
LAH 2010
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Landscape Contracting (LAH)
Credits 
3.00

This course introduces the materials and methods of landscape construction and management with emphasis on how general intentions develop at the plan and detail level, resolve through sound principles of construction, and are professionally documented according to conventional standards. Coursework includes surveying; map-making; construction of freestanding retaining walls, patios, and walkways; grading earthworks; and the principles of statics and mechanics as they apply to landscape design.

6 hours of studio per week
[Course fee: $20]

Major: