GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2008 - VIS-02103-00


02103: Studies in Landscape Representation 1 (VIS 0210300)

Landscape Architecture
Workshop - 4 credits
Friday 9:00 - 12:00   Gund 518


Elizabeth Randall, Michael Blier, Jane Choi

Course Description

This introductory course surveys the history, conventions, and techniques of drawing landscapes and their elements. Topics include:1. Mechanical drawing; graphic techniques and technical conventions for plan, section, elevation, orthographic projection, and landscape perspective systems.2. Drawing as a tool in the design process. The integration of drawing as an integral part of the design process.3. Freehand landscape drawing and drawing from nature; line, tone, and color will be employed to study form, space, texture, and light.This course will begin as an intensive pre-semester course starting on September 2nd at 8:30 am and will also meet during the semester.

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