15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module focuses on the cultural and social dimensions of the design of exterior spaces through lecture series.Understanding the human needs and aspirations associated with the shaping of exterior space is of particular importance for landscape architects. The lectures will explore issues such as the development of landscape design over the course of human history and contemporary, social issues of landscape design practice. Students will explore specific topics related to cultural and social issues which historically and currently underlie landscape through a research paper relating to the human dimension of landscape architectural design.

Staff Contact: WOUDSTRA JAN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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