Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Introduction to Landscape Design
Learn about the background and professional scope of landscape design and site planning from this free online course.
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This free online course Introduction to Landscape Design is the first in the Architectural Landscape and Site Planning suite of courses. This course is specifically designed to guide you through the fundamental aspects of landscape design. First, you will learn about the multi-disciplinary scope of Landscape Architecture and the vital components of the subject.
Next, you will learn about popular methods of landscaping and the relationship between architectural design and landscape design. Then, you will study the major landscape categories and relevant landscape design materials. Finally, you will discuss the objectives and professional scope of landscape design projects.
By taking this online course from Alison, you will gain vital knowledge of the fundamentals of landscape architecture and site planning. This course is ideal for students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in understanding the basics of landscape design. Begin the course today and boost your design knowledge and skills!Start Course Now
Landscape Design - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Landscape
Landscape - Categories and Materials
Landscape Design - Objectives and Professional Scope - Part 1
Landscape Design - Objectives and Professional Scope - Part 2
Landscape Design - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the multi-disciplinary scope of Landscape Architecture
- Identify various methods of landscaping
- Identify the relationship between architectural design and landscape design
- Recognize the major categories of landscapes
- Identify the natural and artificial landscape materials
- Discuss the objectives of landscape design
- Define the professional scope of landscape design
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