2017 Landscape Design Studio II

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Instructor(s)
Dohi Masato 
Class Format
Exercise     
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Fri5-6(大岡山W9-社工製図室)  
Group
-
Course number
UDE.D449
Credits
1
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2017/3/17
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Description: The course teaches through students’ exercises the design vocabulary, sense of scales, observation skills on people’s behaviours and environments, spatial imagination skills and expression skills that are needed for designing the landscape.

Aim: The course aims to get students acquire an ability to creatively integrate distinctive elements of outdoor open space such as temporal elements of the weather and seasons, unspecified users, unexpected ways of use and issues relating to space management, and an ability to draw a draft expressing these integrated elements.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Acquire the design vocabulary, sense of scales, observation skills on people’s behaviours and environments, spatial imagination skills and expression skills that are needed for designing the landscape.
2) Acquire an ability to creatively integrate distinctive elements of open space such as temporal elements of the weather and seasons, unspecified users, unexpected ways of use and issues relating to space management, and an ability to draw a draft expressing these integrated elements.

Keywords

Landscape design, open space, drawing, sense of scales, creativity

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

How each class will be conducted: A lecture on a topic is provided for the first 50 minutes; and for the rest of the class, students learn observation and drawing skills through exercises.
How the subject matter will be covered over the course of teaching: The course teaches work processes of landscape design.
The method of teaching: This course encourages students to multilaterally consider the meaning of drawing by combining lectures with exercises on the same topic.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Designing individual parts: detailed drawings for each part Consider the way of expression, understand the instructions of teaching staff and improve the drawing draft.
Class 2 Designing individual parts: elevation and section view drawings Consider the way of expression, understand the instructions of teaching staff and improve the drawing draft.
Class 3 Designing individual parts: perspective drawing Consider the way of expression, understand the instructions of teaching staff and improve the drawing draft.
Class 4 Designing the layout Consider the way of expression, understand the instructions of teaching staff and improve the drawing draft.
Class 5 Colouring Consider the way of expression, understand the instructions of teaching staff and improve the drawing draft.
Class 6 Making a panel Clearly design spatial arrangements, understand the drawing exercises taught in the class and improve the drawing draft.
Class 7 Consideration of a plain view plan: considering the use and materials to be used Decide the details of facilities and furniture, understand the drawing exercises taught in the class and improve the drawing draft.

Textbook(s)

Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture and Randosukepu no Shigoto Kanko Iinkai eds. (2003) “Randoskepu no shigoto – hito to shizen ga ayanasu fukei zukuri no genba [The profession of landscape]”, Shokokusha

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Unspecified

Assessment criteria and methods

The teaching staff assess the final work based on such criteria as design vocabulary, sense of scales, observation skills on people’s behaviours and environments, spatial imagination skills and expression skills.

Related courses

  • ARC.P302 : Landscape Architecture
  • UDE.D446 : Landscape Design Studio Ⅰ
  • ARC.P204 : Introduction to Urban Study

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

Enrolment in Landscape Design Studio I is desirable.

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