BAR 324 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Course Code: BAR 324 

Course Title: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE                                                  45 Hrs.

Objective of the Course: To provide students with a comparative international review of the relationship between design and culture with particular reference to landscape architectural history: Japanese, Chinese, European, African etc.

Course Outline: Lectures on comparative international review of the relationship between design and culture with particular reference to landscape architectural history: Japanese, Chinese, European, African etc.; working drawings, walls, fences and retaining walls, types of joints and fixings in a range of basic hard materials, decking and pergolas, unit paving and concrete, changes in level, contours and spot heights, stormwater drainage, earthworks, water, play and playgrounds, and site furniture.

Learning Methods: Lectures 

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)

Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination

Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Landscape architecture construction by Landphair, Harlow C., Landscape architecture; the shaping of man's natural environment by Simonds, John Ormsbee, Landscape detailing by Littlewood, Michael, Landscape graphics : plan, section, and perspectives drawing of landscape spaces by Reid, Grant W.

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