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This subject will examine historic garden design principles, their influence on contemporary garden design processes and relevance to the Australian context.
Historic and contemporary approaches to landscape design will be investigated through garden site visits. The processes and principles relating to site design, including introductory drawing skills are outlined in conjunction with the creation of a portfolio. Guest lecturers will include successful design practitioners who will present in design master classes.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
- understand the historic and contemporary context of landscape and garden design;
- understand the role of design and the design process in relation to a garden or landscape;
- be able to analyse a site for design purposes;
- be able to articulate their own design approach; be able to graphically represent their design ideas; and
- have developed skills in design presentation.
At conclusion of this subject the student should be able to:
- discuss historical and contemporary garden and landscape styles and their relationships,
- describe and articulate design principles, and
- outline the processes and practices used landscape design.
Last updated: 11 October 2023