2016 Landscape Design Studio I

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Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Saito Ushio 
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Course description and aims

This course discusses the possibility of remodeling our Ookayama campus from the standpoint of the social significance of existence of university or college.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1.Explain the various meaning of open space in the city.
2.Explain the possibility and problems to open school for the society.
3.Have an understanding of vocabulary for designing open space.
4.Understand the process of visualizing ideas through group discussion.


landscape design, city, open space, campus

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

This class meets once a week. Students are given exercise problems which precede Landscape Design Studio Ⅱ. Group discussion, sketch and presentation are required at times.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 The Various Meaning of Open Space in City (Group Discussion and Presentation) Group Discussion and Presentation
Class 2 The Social Roles of University or College Group Discussion and Presentation
Class 3 The Investigation for Comparing Campuses Group or Personal Work
Class 4 The Investigation for Comparing Campuses Personal Work
Class 5 The Comparative Study between Our Ookayama Campus and the Others Personal Work
Class 6 The Comparative Study between Our Ookayama Campus and the Others Personal Work
Class 7 Editing and Designing Panel Personal Work
Class 8 The Final Presentation and Discussion Presentation and Discussion


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course materials are provided, or the acquisition method of them is shown.

Assessment criteria and methods

Group Discussion and sketch :30%
Panel and the final presentation :70%

Related courses

  • UDE.D449 : Landscape Design Studio Ⅱ

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Enrollment in the related course is desirable.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Prof.U.SAITO : saito.u.aa(at)m.titech.ac.jp
Prof.M.Dohi : dohi.m.aa(at)m.titech.ac.jp

Office hours

Prof.U.SAITO - West Bidg.9, Rm 501, 5Fl.
Prof.M.Dohi - West Bidg.9, Rm 534, 5Fl.
Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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