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Diploma in Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture and Site Planning

Learn about the key concepts and techniques for landscape design and site planning from this free online course.

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This free online Diploma in Landscape Architecture and Site Planning course will guide you through the basic concepts in landscape design. Learn about the historical landscape styles and how to effectively execute landform and planting design projects like a professional landscape architect. Start this course today and improve your design knowledge and skills.
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This Diploma in Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture and Site Planning is a free online course that will guide you through the basic concepts and techniques of landscape design and site planning. First, you will learn about the landscape categories and materials, and the objectives and professional scope of landscape design projects.

Next, you will discover the historical elements of the Oriental and European landscape styles from the architecture of various gardens. Then, you will study the various survey methods and techniques for site analysis and appraisal. You will also learn about the steps involved in landform design and factors affecting landform design projects. Finally, you will examine the multiple criteria for plant selection and the characteristics of plant materials necessary for planting design projects.

By taking this online course from Alison, you will gain vital knowledge of the main aspects of landscape architecture and site planning. This course is ideal for students, researchers, potential landscape architects, project managers, and anyone with an interest in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the world of landscape design. Start the course today and boost your landscape design skills!

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Modules

Landscape Design

History of Landscape Design

History of Landscape Design II

Diploma in Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - First Assessment

Site Investigation, Analysis, and Appraisal

Landform Design

Planting Design

Diploma in Fundamentals of Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Discuss the multi-disciplinary scope of Landscape Architecture
  • Recognize various factors influencing landscape styles
  • Examine the baseline information of the historical Oriental landscape styles
  • Identify various aspects of the European landscape styles
  • Analyze the architectural progression of Italian landscape styles through the Renaissance periods
  • Discuss the survey techniques for landscape projects
  • Analyze the various factors influencing landform design
  • Apply the methods of earthwork estimation
  • Outline the multiple criteria for plant selection in a planting design project
  • Identify the characteristics of plant materials in planting design

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Diplomas are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Diplomas, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Diploma, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Diploma pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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