Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module involves developing design proposals for a medium-scale site at masterplanning and detailed design scales, the hard and soft detailing of this space, and the communication of these proposals in a sequence that follows the stages of a professional landscape project. The module involves research into the techniques and practice of developing and realising landscape design proposals on the ground, as well as the materials and techniques used in landscape construction. The module will introduce new concepts; encourage design innovation; allow for interaction with visiting specialists; and give the opportunity to both consolidate skills already introduced at undergraduate level as well as develop them to a professional standard appropriate to entering a landscape architecture practice.
This module consists of self–led and largely independent applied research into design in the external environment. The subject will be a medium scale, complex and demanding site – one that is undergoing or has the potential to undergo significant environmental and social transformation. It will require students to develop a clear understanding of the physical, biological, social, cultural, economic and environmental aspects of a site, and propose innovative and practicable landscape solutions to some key issues surrounding development and the sustainable use of land.
Indicative stages of work include: masterplanning / planning application stage; detailed design & programming of a single space; tender stage working drawings & indicative specification.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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