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701-1656-01L  Introduction into Landscape Development

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersS.‑E. Rabe, E. Celio, A. Grêt-Regamey
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentThis course takes place if at least 5 students enroll.

Students who are enrolled in this lecture cannot enroll in the lecture 103-0338-00L Project Week in Landscape Development.

It ist necessary to enroll for the lecture 103-0330-00L Landscape Aesthetics (2 CP) to reach the required 5 CP.


AbstractThe course provides an introduction to the theory and methodology of landscape planning. In particular, measuring, understanding and assessing of landscape-relevant land-use, requirements and developments will be taught. Concerning the landscape development, aims will be developed and corresponding actions defined.
ObjectiveThe students are able to:
- use the different instruments and methods of landscape development.
- recognize and name the structure of a landscape.
- recognize and understand the history of land-use.
- recognize and understand the context of arrangement of a landscape.
- assess a landscape in its entirety and in its single-elements.
- develop a vision of a landscape.
- prepare and provide substantiated actions.
ContentThe course consists of theoretical inputs and independent or assisted exercises.
Depending on the subject area to be processed, different methods are used. This applies to both the methods of investigation of landscape-elements and characteristics as well as the methods for evaluation of landscape-elements and characteristics.
Subjects and methods are developed and defined in the exercises.
Prerequisites / NoticeStudents who are enrolled in this lecture cannot enroll in the lecture 103-0338-00L Project Week in Landscape Development.