Undergraduate Course: Design: landscape reclamation (ARCH09010)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Indicative course content
A comprehensive design project starting with analysis & strategic thinking through to master-planning and detailed site design. Proposals originate from a sound understanding of technical issues and involve the potential of landscape engineering to overcome site constraints.
Aims of course
1 an introduction to the technical engineering problems of land reclamation
2 an introduction to master-planning and programmatic design
Mode of delivery
a studio based module with design critiques and site visits.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
||Co-requisites|| Students MUST also take:
Landscape Engineering (ARCH09011)
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 2,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 90,
Fieldwork Hours 14,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 21,
Formative Assessment Hours 21,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Students must pass all learning outcomes. The aggregation of failed Learning outcomes with passing learning outcomes to generate an overall pass mark is not permitted. Failure of one learning outcome will result in a Forced Fail (FF) outcome. Students are permitted two attempts to pass this course.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate through the process of design a basic understanding of ecosystem restoration, using the principles of landscape engineering.
- demonstrate through the design process a knowledge of a range of technical issues associated with derelict land.
- develop a creative resolution through design at a range of scales and strategically over time.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Corner, J (1999) Recovering Landscape. Prince ton Arch. Press, NY. Kirkwood, N (2001) Manufactured Site: rethinking the post-industrial landscape. E & F Spon, NY. Gilbert, O. L. & Anderson, P (1998) Habitat Creation and Repair. Oxford University Press. Merritt, A. (1994) Wetlands, Industry & Wildlife: a manual of principles & practice. Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Gloucester. Spens, M. (1996) Landscape Transformed. Academy Editions.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: landscape design
|Keywords||LAND RECLAMATION, ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION, REMEDIATION, MASTERPLANNING
|Course organiser||Ms Lisa Mackenzie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5797
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Dingsdale
Tel: 0131 651 5803
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