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Landscape Architecture Design 2 (11033.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

Availability

  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2020 Semester 1 MS   Gay   WILLIAMSON (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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Syllabus

The focus of this studio unit is on design as a process of exploration, integration and synthesis. Design studies explore concepts of purpose and place, the public-private interface, socio-cultural context and of form and structure. Responses to brief requirements, site, structure and skin, shelter and materiality are investigated and integrated into design learning. Creative and analytical skills are developed through studies in abstraction, interpretation and synthesis. Project based learning is undertaken in a studio environment. The brief requirements include criteria related to issues of sustainability, social responsibility and the application of research in design.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Apply the spatial concepts and core skills of landscape design;

2. Implement and evaluate the design lifecycle as a process of creative and practical exploration, integration and synthesis;

3. Develop and review design strategies and responses to design project briefs; and

4. Work independently and as a member of a design team.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Three hours of lectures, site visits and studio work per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

9976 Design Studio 3.

Equivalent Units

None.



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