HRT 111: Landscape Design

Instructors

  • Dr. Robert Schutzki (lead)
    1066 Bogue St, Room A218
    East Lansing, MI 48824
    (517) 353-0337
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HRT 111: Landscape Design

Credits and Offerings

  • 3 credits (3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week)
  • Spring of every year

Description

Functional uses of the landscape, landscape design process, drafting and graphic representation, plant selection and use, planting design principles, construction materials and specifications.

Course objectives

  1. Examine the landscape design process
  2. Prepare landscape plans
  3. Perform site analysis and inventories
  4. Develop an understanding of plants and construction materials used in landscape  development

 

Topics

  • Functional Uses of the Landscape
  • Components of the Landscape
  • Plants, Hardscape, Accessories
  • Design Intent
  • Organization of Space
  • Design and Planting Design Principles
  • Plant Selection
  • American Standards of Nursery Stock
  • Hardscape Design
  • Planting Specifications
  • Sustainable Landscape Practice

              

Activities

  • Developing landscape design projects in laboratory