EVL453 - Landscape Design

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Subject Title
Landscape Design

Subject Description
A Landscape Designer should have the ability to apply the principles of sound Landscape Design to the use of open spaces. In addition to basic design ability, they must also understand the interaction between the Landscape Materials; water, fire, wood, stone, climate, and plant material/vegetation. The designer must also understand the interaction between these materials, the climate in which they function and the human use to which they are being adapted. The practice of Landscape Design comprises those activities relating chiefly to the creating of a well balanced and aesthetically pleasing landscape that is in harmony with its surroundings.

Credit Status
This is a required course in the Environmental Landscaping program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Develop an understanding of the basic principles of landscape design, using a C.A.D. Program.
2. Apply knowledge of hard landscape materials towards landscape design.
3. Apply knowledge of plant materials to the proper selection in the landscape design.
4. Prepare detailed drawings with complete materials and plant lists to allow for accurate cost estimates.
5. Develop awareness of site conditions and the best landscape treatment that you can recommend.

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