ARCH356 Landscape Design

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ARCH356 Landscape Design 1 1 4 Wednesday 11:00-12:50;
Prerequisite Senior Standing It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Nerma Omićević Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail nomicevic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant / Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives This course will introduce the students to the fundamentals of landscape architecture and main principles of landscape design. The students will learn the history of landscape architecture, landscape perception and studies of landscape types in diversified contexts, represtented on the work of various landscape architects. Through class discussions and interactions, the students will develop skills in critical thinking. They will demonstrate their skills in using the main concepts and methods that enhance the landscape design process; analysis of the visual characteristics, spatial structure and organization of landscape and planting design, to be able to design a conceptual design project.
Textbook The Fundamenatals of Landscape Architecture, Waterman, T., AVA Publishing, 2009 World Heritage Cultural Landscapes - A Handbook for Conservation and Management, World Heritage Papers, 26, Mitchell, N., Rossler, M., Tricaud, P.M., UNESCO World Heritage Centre, 2009 Syntax of Landscape. The Landscape Architecture of Peter Latz and Partners, Weilacher, U., Birkhauser, 2008 Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Allegheny Riverfront Park: Source Books in Landscape Architecture 1, Amidon, J., Princeton Architectural Press, 2005 Ken Smith Landscape Architect, Urban Projects: Source Books in Landscape Architecture, Amidon, J., Princeton Architectural Press, 2006 The Planting Design Handbook, Second Edition, Robinson, N., Ashgate, 2004 Flowscapes - Designing Infrastructure as Landscape, Reasearch in Urbanism Series, Vol. 3, Nijhuis, S.; Jauslin, D.; Van der Hoven, F., Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. critically analyse contemporary issues in landscape architecture
  2. evaluate the concepts and practices of landscape design
  3. apply design solutions for a landscape project in an urban context
Teaching Methods Lecture and discussion method during the lesson development Demostration and collaboration method during the tutorials
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course - General information
Week 2 Course description, assessment and criteria methods; Introduction to landscape design - Perception of landscape; Introduction to Assignment 1 n/a
Week 3 Principles of landscape architecture - History of landscape architecture; Assignment 1 - Submission criteria; Quiz 1 The Fundamenatals of Landscape Architecture
Week 4 Transformation of natural landscape - Cultural Landscapes; Presentation and submission of Assignment 1 - Perceiving landscape; Quiz 2 World Heritage Cultural Landscapes
Week 5 The Re-use of old neglected sites; Transformation of former industrial sites - Industrial landscapes; Urbanscapes - Urban identity; Quiz 3 Syntax of Landscape; Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Allegheny Riverfront Park; Ken Smith Landscape Architect, Urban Projects;
Week 6 Flowscapes - Urban infrastructure as landscape; Memorialscapes - Landscape as the element of memory; Quiz 4 Flowscapes - Designing Infrastructure as Landscape
Week 7 Mid-term Exam n/a
Week 8 Introduction to Assignment 2 - Landscape design project; Plant selection in landscape planting The Planting Design Handbook
Week 9 Spatial characteristics of plants - Plants as medium for design; Design Project - Studio The Planting Design Handbook
Week 10 Creating spaces with plants - Composite landscape; Design Project - Studio_Presentation Phase 1 The Planting Design Handbook
Week 11 Design Project Tutorials - Studio n/a
Week 12 Design Project Tutorials - Studio n/a
Week 13 Design Project Tutorials - Studio_Presentation Phase 2 n/a
Week 14 Design Project Tutorials - Studio n/a
Week 15 Design Project Tutorials - Studio n/a
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam_ Project 2 1 20 2,3
Semester Evaluation Compenents
In-term Assignments (Quizes) 4 20 1
In-term Assignments (Project 1) 1 15 2
Class tutorials (Project 2 presentations) 2 10 2,3
Mid Term Exam 1 35 1
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture 2 8 16 In-term Project 1 study 2 3 6
In -term quizes 1 4 4 Final Project 2 study 2 9 18
Active tutorials 1 6 6 Class tutorial_Presentations 2 2 4
Home study 3 14 42 Final exam_Project presentation 2 1 2
Mid-term exam 2 1 2
        Total Workload Hours = 100
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 4
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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