This subject introduces fundamental approaches for thinking about, exploring and generating design within the realm of landscape architecture. It aims to equip students with a range of representational techniques for exploring processes of design. Lectures and readings introduce key theoretical premises that underpin contemporary landscape architecture design practices.
Students will be required to purchase modelling and drawing materials for the course; cost approx. $200 per person.
Rhino 3d can be downloaded free for 90 days trial. Future studios in your Masters will require this software.
Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) can be purchased on monthly bases. You will require Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for this subject.
Grasshopper and Unreal Engine are available free to student to download
Intended learning outcomes
At the end of this subject students will be able to:
Apply a range of design processes, skills and techniques for exploring sites and generating design outcomes;
Develop representational skills, with an emphasis on digital media;
Develop an understanding of design as a material space;
Have an emerging understanding of the scope and characteristics of contemporary landscape architecture;