GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2008

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Courses taught by Michael Blier

01111: First Semester Core: Landscape Architecture Design (STU 0111100)

Landscape Architecture
Core Studio - 8 credits
Monday Friday 1:00 - 6:00  
Wednesday 2:00 - 6:00  

Instructor(s)
Michael Blier, Jane Choi, Paula Meijerink, Martha Schwartz

Course Description

The first of a four-term sequence of landscape design and planning studios, this course introduces the vocabulary for describing, analyzing, and designing landscapes. A series of short design exercises explores the principles and conceptual strategies for organizing and articulating landscape spaces, surfaces, elements, and materials. Design proposals will be developed and presented with drawings and models.


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02103: Studies in Landscape Representation 1 (VIS 0210300)

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

Instructor(s)
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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