This course is an in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and topics related to sustainable landscapes. Through lectures and demonstrations, learn to produce professional-quality, conceptual designs. Utilizing a home landscape on Longwood grounds, learn to measure and translate measurements to scale and draft a base plan. Get acquainted with design tools and online sources of information that are key to producing practical designs. In a final project, develop a unique, creative, yet feasible solution for a given site.
A materials list will be emailed in advance of your class. The required textbook for the course is Residential Landscape Architecture by Booth and Hiss; several copies are available for use in the Longwood Gardens Library.
Introduction to Graphic Communications
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