Undergraduate Course: Elective: sculpture in the landscape (ARCH09013)
|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
An interdisciplinary investigation into the expanding fields of sculpture and landscape architecture. Students are asked to design an intervention in the environs of Edinburgh to professional proposal standards. Students work on an individual basis with regular tutorials and will attend a series of joint lectures and group critiques.
Aims of course
1 To explore shared ideas, common ground and essential differences between the disciplines of environmental sculpture and landcape architecture.
2 To understand current issues of commissioning artworks within landscape architectural frameworks.
3 To increase awareness of contemporary environmental sculptural practice.
Mode of delivery
Lectures and seminars.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
||Other requirements|| Pre-requisites
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 12,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
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:
- be able to demonstrate an understanding of both contextual and conceptual attitudes towards interventions in the landscape.
- be able to make connections between the art of Nature and the nature of Art.
- be able to test ideas and intentions in a proposal document.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Corner, J (1990) Recovering Landscape. Princeton Arch. Press. Kastner J (1998) Land and Environmental Art. Phaidon, London. Weilacher, U (1996) Between Landscape Architecture and Landscape Art. Birhauser, Basel.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: social, economic and cultural context.
|Keywords||ART, SCULPTURE, NATURE
|Course organiser||Mr Donald Urquhart
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Dingsdale
Tel: 0131 651 5803
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