Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Burnley - Taught on campus.
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|Contact Hours: 48 hours
Total Time Commitment: 96 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements fo this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Anne Vale
This subject examines the history of garden making in Europe and Australia and the influence history has had on contemporary garden design. The focus is on the 18th to the 20th Century. Notable gardens discussed include those from Islam, Medieval Europe and the areas of Renaissance and Baroque Italy. The influences of the Arts and Crafts, modernism, postmodernism and the contemporary garden are explored within an Australian context.
Processes, principals and planting design applications behind contemporary garden design are outlined in conjunction with the creation of a garden design portfolio assignment. Guest lecturers will include successful practitioners in the field.
The management and design issues relating to large gardens such as a Botanic or National Trust Garden will be explored through lectures provided by operational managers and excursions to Australian heritage, botanical and contemporary garden sites.
The content includes:
The objective of this subject is to extend the participants ability to read a landscape and be able to:
|An essay of 3, 500 words 50% (due mid-semester) and a garden design portfolio assignment 50% (due end-semester)
|Penelope Hobhouse " The History of Gardening"
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
At the conclusion of this subject the student should be able to:
Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture
Master of Environment
Master of Urban Horticulture
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
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