GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2008

02103: Studies in Landscape Representation 1 (VIS 0210300)

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

Course Tools for this course (Canvas)

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.