45 Credits SPRING

Co-requisites: ARC560, ARC561

Aims/Description: The Special Project aims to test your readiness to enter the landscape profession. It requires you to complete an independent project from start to finish to a professional standard. You will select a project covering different strands of landscape architecture, including planning, design, and integration with architecture ARC 560 & 561. Working on your own initiative, with tutors acting as advisors and consultants, you are required to identify a site or study area, collect and evaluate relevant background information, carry out appropriate surveys, develop plans, strategies and/or designs at an appropriate level of detail and communicate your findings and proposals through appropriate outputs, including a collated portfolio and verbal examination.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK