First Semester Core: Landscape Architecture Design

Prerequisites: Enrollment in MLA I program or permission of the program director.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.Gary Hilderbrand will offer a plants workshop and Martha Schwarts will offer a design workshop during this core studio.