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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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!Start Course Now
Site Investigation, Analysis, and Appraisal
Site Investigation, Analysis, and Appraisal - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Site Investigation
Site Investigation, Analysis & Appraisal
Site Analysis and Appraisal
Site Analysis Techniques
Site Investigation, Analysis, and Appraisal - Lesson Summary
Landform Design - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Landform Design
Landform Design - Analyses and Steps
Landform Design - Soil Concepts
Factors Governing Landform Decisions
Criteria for Landform Design
Landform Design - Lesson Summary
Planting Design - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Planting Design
Planting Design - Criteria for Plant Selection
Planting Design - Criteria for Plant Selection - Part 2
Planting Design - Plant Characteristics
Planting Design - Plant Characteristics - Part 2
Planting Design - Lesson Summary
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
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