Landscape Architecture

Program Learning Outcomes

Landscape Architecture

Communication and design representation
  • Communicate about landscapes through written, oral, and graphic means 
  • Employ 2D and 3D landscape visualization both by hand and digitally 
  • Apply professional conventions in the production of construction documents 
  • Landscape Architecture history/theory
Identify major values and theories that drive landscape design 
  • Situate landscape architecture in the context of western and non-western traditions 
  • Apply theory and research methods to investigate new directions in landscape architecture 
Application/manipulation of landscape media
  • Model and manipulate terrain to produce grading and drainage plans
  • Understand the role of ecology in the planning and design of built landscapes 
  • Apply appropriate materials and construction practices to particular sites 
  • Incorporate appropriate planting palettes into landscape plans 
Design process
  • Analyze all relevant characteristics of a site and its context and determine priorities
  • Identify and involve diverse stakeholders, collaborating across disciplines as necessary
  • Creatively plan and design sites at a range of scales so as to meet identified goals 
  • Work iteratively through the creative design process, responding to feedback and self-reflecting on progress

reviewed: 2017 

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