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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: 120 hours|
|Prerequisites:||Entry to the Master of Landscape Architecture or 207298(HORT20026) - Designing with Plants, or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||705-318 Advanced Planning|
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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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This is a studio-based subject that develops advanced skills in the theory and practice of planting design. Through a series of design exercises, a range of topics are progressively explored including: three- dimensional design principles and formal aesthetic considerations of planting design; the psychological and behavioural aspects of human relationship to nature via vegetation in the landscape; ecological characteristics and spatial patterns of vegetations and the use of plants for various utilitarian functions. Principles of planting design are explored through a series of design exercises, within the context of various environment types, from urban to natural sites, culminating in preparation of an imaginative final planting design proposal for a complex site.
This subject addresses advanced theory and practice in planting design where students are expected to apply what they learn in lectures to design-based assignments.
A series of 3 graphically presented design exercises collectively worth 50% (equivalent to 2500 words) due in weeks 4, 6, and 12 a final assignment worth 50% (equivalent to 2500 words) also due in week 12.
The planting design handbook. By Nick Robinson
Professional planting design: an architectural and horticultural approach for creating mixed bed planting. By Scott C. Scarfone
Planting design: gardens in time and space. By Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury
Planting design. By Theodore D. Walker
Elements of planting desig. By Richard L. Austin
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/environments-and-design-students/melbourne-school-of-design-students.html|
Master of Landscape Architecture |
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