Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is a quota subject and places are limited. Students may provisionally enrol via the Student Portal, but places are not guaranteed until selection is completed. You will be notified in writing by the Student Centre if you are selected.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Entry to the Master of Landscape Architecture or the subject listed below, or equivalent. |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||705-318 Advanced Planning|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests 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 of this entry. |
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CoordinatorMr Jock Gilbert
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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:
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.
|Assessment:||Two exploratory and reflective design exercises collectively worth 60% (equivalent to 3000 words) - one graphically presented and one written, due as outlined below. One final exercise, graphically presented worth 40% (equivalent to 2000 words), due as outlined below. |
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
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Landscape Architecture |
Master of Landscape Architecture
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