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Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Landform and Planting Design

Learn about modern concepts and practices in site planning, landform, and planting design from this free online course.

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Explore the basic concepts in site analysis, landform design, and planting design with this free online course, Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Landform and Planting Design. Learn how to effectively conduct site appraisals and execute landform and planting design projects like a professional landscape architect. Begin this course today and improve your design knowledge and skills.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Discover key concepts and practices in site planning, landform design, and planting design from this free online course Landscape Architecture and Site Planning - Landform and Planting Design. First, you will learn about the site planning procedure including survey methods, site analysis techniques, and appraisal templates.

Next, you will discuss the aims of landform design, the broad steps involved in landform design, relevant soil concepts, and various factors affecting landform design projects. Finally, you will examine the steps in planting design, 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 discover vital information on modern practices in site planning, landform design, and planting design. This course is ideal for students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in understanding the dynamics of landscape design. Enroll for the course today and start improving your landscape design skills!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Analyze the sequential process of site investigation, analysis, and appraisal
  • Apply the relevant techniques for site analysis
  • Develop an appropriate site appraisal template for landscape projects
  • Identify the purposes of landform design
  • Recognize the relevant set of analyses for landform design projects
  • Evaluate the soil structures, profiles, and texture in landform design
  • Identify the methods of earthwork estimation
  • Apply the multiple criteria for plant selection in a planting design project
  • Identify the environmental hazard potential of plants in planting design
  • Recognize various forms of plant materials

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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