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
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
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||Mr Gordon Ross McLean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803