Are you passionate about sustainability and landscape design?
This is a very comprehensive course, beginning with an overview of historical garden design perspectives and include examinations of art, statuary, wildlife, water, and native ecosystems in the design process. The principles of landscape design and how the various elements are used in softscaping and hardscaping will be examined in detail on how to achieve particular aesthetics and function. Design terminology and drafting skills will be applied when following the steps of the design process. Through case studies and project work, the topics of site analysis, hardscape construction and grading, estimating and landscape supplies, drainage and water solutions, site remediation and special needs will be covered. Throughout, presentation skills will be emphasized.
This is a 14-week online course offered asynchronously from September 11th-December 15th. Enrolment is open until September 24th.