Landscape Materials

Subject 705-895 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and three hours of practical work per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Margaret Grose
Subject Overview:
This subject introduces students to the typical graphic conventions, materials and methods of design documentation used in landscape architecture. Topics covered in the materials section of the course include aggregates, concrete, bitumen, masonry and masonry structures, timber and timber structures, pools and ponds, metals and plastics. In the documentation portion of the course students are introduced to the basic principles of grading (earth works) and taught how to produce a set of construction documents, including documents such as a title sheet, demolition plans, grading plans, layout plans, planting plans and detail drawings.
Assessment: Assignments equivalent to 3000 words (60%), plus a two-hour examination (40%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: To be advised.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
On completion of the subject students should have developed skills in research, critical analysis and writing and some experience with group work.
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Landscape Architecture

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