This course is an introduction to the design process, principles and vocabulary used in landscape architecture. The course content addresses landscape planning and design specifically as it applies to residential site design. Students gain creative problem-solving skills and explore effective methods of graphic, written and oral communication in a series of design projects. The semester culminates in a final design project in which students develop a landscape design solution for an actual residential site.
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester