A studio-based subject that offers speculative investigations for landscape architectural design. Building upon landscape derived theoretical influences and precedent informed by design practice, Studio options will vary from year to year. Framed by contemporary agendas for landscape design, studio investigations will include speculation and experiment with spatial design, materiality and detailing; digital media; heritage and conservation in national and or international contexts.
Intended learning outcomes
This subject aims to develop knowledge of, and skills in, selecting and creatively applying established methods of design research and design generation to complex ecological and cultural landscapes in national or international contexts.
Ability to analyse ecological, political and cultural contexts towards formulating innovative programs for speculative design
Creative response and effective communication models for complex problems.
Critical analysis of design precedents
Application of graphic techniques encompassing mapping, diagrams, virtual and physical models to analyse, design and communicate;