This course introduces the basic principles of landscape design to build a fundamental knowledge of and fluency in the issues and language of landscape design and its application. The coursework is a progression of basic design principles that build to an increasingly sophisticated understanding of design and its application with a strong emphasis on the interrelatedness of architectural and landscape built form. It emphasizes verbal and graphic communication of ideas and solutions. Individual design projects are developed under faculty supervision and are presented to a jury of faculty and distinguished practitioners. The student receives an overview of landscape architectural history and examines the work of practitioners in the field.
4 hours of studio per week
[Course fee: $10]