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Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Historical Landscape Styles

Learn about the historical elements of the Oriental and European landscape styles from this free online course.

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Free Course
This free online Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Historical Landscape Styles course will teach you about the historical elements of landscape design. Learn about the factors influencing landscape styles and features of the Oriental and European landscape styles. Start this course today and improve your landscape knowledge.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Historical Landscape Styles is the second in the Landscape Architecture and Site Planning suite of courses. This free online course will guide you through the historical elements of landscape design. First, you will learn about the major factors affecting landscape styles and landscape categorization.

Next, you will discover the historical elements of the Oriental landscape styles from the timeline, features, and architectural elements of the Spanish, Mughal, Chinese, and Japanese gardens. Then, you will study the historical background and architectural features of the European landscape styles featuring the Italian gardens in the Rennaissance periods, and the English and French gardens.

This online course from Alison will help you gain vital knowledge of the history of landscape design. This course is ideal for students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in gaining insight into the ancient world of landscape design. Start the course today and improve your architectural knowledge.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Identify various factors influencing landscape styles
  • Examine the baseline information of the historical landscape styles
  • Discuss the architectural elements of Spanish Gardens
  • Analyze the features of the Mughal landscape style
  • Discuss the historical elements of the Chinese landscape style
  • Recognize the architectural elements of the Japanese Gardens
  • Discuss the architectural progression of Italian landscape styles through the Renaissance periods
  • Discuss the historical elements of the French landscape style
  • Recognize the architectural elements of English Gardens

Certification

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

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

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, 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 Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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