2022 Landscape and Design Engineering

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Sanada Junko 
Class Format
Lecture    (Face-to-face)
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue5-6(M114)  Fri5-6(M114)  
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Course description and aims

To learn about the concept of landscape and understand the meaning and methods of landscape in civil engineering.

Student learning outcomes

Understand the concept of landscape generation and the role and methods of landscape development. Be able to use this and other knowledge to describe landscapes.


Landscape theory, townscape, nature, image, visual

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Basic knowledge is provided by the teacher, which is then used to discuss various case studies.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction, the concept of landscape Understanding the concept of landscape
Class 2 Meaning and transition of landscape in civil engineering Understand the role of landscape in civil engineering
Class 3 Meaning and transition of landscape in civil engineering Understand the role of landscape in civil engineering
Class 4 Urban landscape development Find out about the development of urban landscapes
Class 5 Urban landscape development Thinking about what it means to develop urban landscapes
Class 6 Road landscaping Learn about the role of the roadscape
Class 7 Road landscaping Learn about methods of road landscaping
Class 8 Landscaping of civil infrastructures Find out about the meaning of structures in the landscape
Class 9 Landscaping of civil infrastructures Learn about structural maintenance methods
Class 10 Landscaping of open spaces Find out about examples of open space development
Class 11 Landscaping of open spaces Consider the role of open spaces
Class 12 Historic towns and landscapes Find out about examples of historic townscape conservation
Class 13 Historic towns and landscapes Considering the maintenance and challenges of historic townscapes
Class 14 Landscape and tourism Understand the relationship between landscape and tourism

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


Keikan Yogo Jiten

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Instructions will be given in class as appropriate

Assessment criteria and methods

In-class short reports (30%) and written reports (70%)

Related courses

  • CVE.D211 : Introduction to National Land Use and City Planning
  • CVE.D313 : Urban Planning and Infrastructure

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

Interest in the everyday landscape.

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