Landscape Design 2

Subject HORT20017 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 12 hours of lectures, 24 hours of tutorials. Total: 36 hours
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1

Or Subject Coordinator approval

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
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 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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

This subject equips students with the drawing skills necessary for the development of a small-scale design and with the graphic skills necessary to illustrate and document the design to produce a portfolio. Sketch design skills will be developed through a series of class graphics exercises. The skills of hand drawing, the use of software such as SketchUp pro and the Adobe Design Suite will be introduced. These individual skills will be incorporated into a full graphic presentation of a small-scale design.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate development and resolution of plant and material palettes;
  • demonstrate development of landscape concept and planting plans and schedule;
  • draw landscape details;
  • produce a portfolio; and
  • present their folio of ideas and drawings to the client

5 x drawing assignments equivalent to 1500 words during the semester (50%), 1 x portfolio and presentation equivalent to 3000 words due at the end of the semester (50%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture

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