INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
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|The course introduce theories, methods and applications of landscape design. Further, course explore the importance of the form, forces and features of the natural and man-made landscape. Students will be exposed to critical concepts associated with planning, design and environmental issues. In examining a landscape designed for multiple functions (ecological, economic, and social) course addresses importance of sustainable landscape solutions.
The course introduce theories, methods and applications of landscape design. Further, course explore the importance of the form, forces and features of the natural and man-made landscape. Students will be exposed to critical concepts associated with planning, design and environmental issues. In examining a landscape designed for multiple functions (ecological, economic, and social) course addresses importance of sustainable landscape solutions.
|• Give students fundamental knowledge of landscape architecture
• Introducing the students to methods of analyzing landscape based on performance criteria
• Explore traditional and emerging technologies in landscape architecture
• Develop understanding of students about the ordering principles, aesthetic values and social meanings
• Introducing students the tools, techniques and technologies of design development in landscape architecture
• Encourage students to reach innovative landscape design solutions by hypothesizing, experimenting and learning from practice
• Explore design strategies based on understanding of the complexity of urban landscape
- Defining Landscape Architecture
- History of Landscape Design and Ideas.
- The Anatomy of Project
- Designing the Landscape Areas
- Designing the Landscape Areas
- Site and Context. Climate. Land. Water. Plants. Topography. Landscape character.
- Elements of Visual Design In Landscape
- Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture. Spaces. Paths. Edges. Foci. Thresholds
- Inhabiting Landscape. Site Planning and Development.
- • Design ideology and theory in applied landscape architectural practice. Case reviews of built works including significant gardens, urban designs, recreational areas, corporate landscapes, restored natural sites, heritage sites, waterfront projects etc.
- Continuous Productive Urban Landscape
- Natural hazards and Landscape Design. Design for Flooding.
- Course Overview
- Interactive Lectures
- Practical Sessions
- Discussions and group work
| Midterm Exam(s)||40|
| Final Exam||1||50|
- Demonstrate an understanding of the ‘big picture’ comprehensive view of the profession of landscape architecture
- Obtain the development of landscape architecture within its historical context
- Identify the major issues in the analysis of a landscape visually and formally, as well as how to relate architecture to broader cultural and social contexts
- Understand the role of exploration and dialogue in creative design process
- Demonstrate an understanding of conceptual clarity and expression in landscape architecture
- Understand the importnace to create sustainable built environments
- Develop abilities and skills of comparing, critical observing, analysing and evaluating landscape architecture
- Effectively present project according to the contemporary practices in visual, written, and oral formats and various digital media
- Tim Waterman, The Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture, 2009
|ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
|Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)|| ||0|
|Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)||15||3||45|
|Midterm Examination (1 week)||1||2||2|
|Final Examination(1 week)||1||2||2|
|Preparation for Midterm Examination|| || ||0|
|Preparation for Final Examination||1||50||50|
|Assignment / Homework/ Project||1||20||20|
|Seminar / Presentation|| || ||0|