Gain a more detailed understanding of the Design Process and its relationship to landscape design. More practice with landscape graphic techniques is offered as well as the connection between landscape construction techniques and the creation of aesthetically pleasing designs. Discussions on planting arrangement is expanded from Landscape Design I. Design discussions focus on residential plus commercial and institutional environments.
Individuals looking to develop skills to design both aesthetically pleasing and functional residential, commercial and similar small scale landscapes.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding in the practicalities of landscape design
- Interpret ideas such as design philosophies, principles and elements into a final landscape plan
- Describe all five steps of the Design Process building on the information gathered and revealed in each step, to a final design which reflects consistency and informed decision -making
- Use landscape graphic techniques and symbols to tell a visual story which clearly communicates design vision and intent
- Develop skills related to the business of running a of landscape design practice
- Develop techniques for basic client communications and for the marketing of design services
Module 1: Design Context, Historical Influences & Philosophies
Module 2: The Big Picture - Design Strategies and Principles
Module 3: Design Elements, Built Form, Landscape Graphics
Module 4: Refine Your Design, Grading, Planting, Tools / Equipment
Module 5: Marketing Your Design
Module 6: Business of Design - Advertising and Finances
Prerequisite: Landscape Design I. This course is a required core course within the Creating Landscapes Certificate.
|Assignments (4)||90% (15%, 30%, 10%, and 35%)|
* Grading scheme is subject to change.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Creating Landscapes Certificate : Required Courses