This course introduces site planning as the basis for all site development decisions that are sensitive to both the natural systems and a sustainable human environment.
1. Apply the principles of spatial and formal design to a real project
2. Analyse the wide range of environmental factors needed to produce a site plan
3. Develop contemporary mapping methods as a means of site analysis.
4. Describe the importance of memory and culture in the design, planning and placement of landscape elements.
5. Discuss landscape architecture as embodiment of ecological sensitivity, sustainability as construction reshape the landscape.
6. To develop critical skills, and to apply those skills to one’s own work, as well as share them with others.
7. Plan and design real neighbourhood projects and produce construction details
To involve projects that address minimum of two design problems at the scale of a neighbourhood. The projects will cover the development of projects briefs through careful analysis of user requirements allied to the existing site conditions. Knowledge acquired in Landscape architecture Studio 1 should be reflected in the course.
Lectures, practical’s, demonstrations, case studies, assignments.