10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Students will study integrated design, using a real housing site to show they have learned, assimilated and are capable of undertaking the design process. They will be guided and constrained by a brief. Group work will include the following aspects: different aspects of site analysis, site visits, development and understanding of the brief, concept development, incorporating brief and site constraints, and strategic studies of similar sites. Individual work will include the design of a site layout plan at an appropriate scale, the production of technical, working drawings, including planting plans and construction details and perspective sketches and other relevant graphical representations.

Staff Contact: SIMPSON JAMES
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

Notes: Integral part of course of studies which fulfils the requirements of the Landscape Institute

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