Undergraduate Course: Detailed Design: contracts and specification (ARCH09018)
|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
Professional Practice: Law and Contracts, Contracts & specification, contract responsibilities, the tendering process, conduct of work, conditions of contract, professional fees, project administration & specification writing. Planning: statutory basis, development control, development plans, planning decisions, national planning policy, environmental assessment. Project Management/office/job running skills in preparation for the year in practice.
Aims of course
1 To give students an understanding of the professional code of practice, forms of contract & specification writing, aspects of UK planning legislation & relevant aspects of law and project management/office/job running skills in preparation for the year in practice.
Mode of delivery
lectures and workshops.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Co-requisites|| Students MUST also take:
Design: urban regeneration (ARCH09017)
||Other requirements|| Prohibited combinations
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- write and coordinate landscape architectural specifications with detailed design and construction drawings.
- demonstrate an understanding of the relevant principles of law, contract & the UK planning system.
- demonstrate and understanding of the issues & procedures involved in establishing & managing a professional practice.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Clamp, H (1988) Landscape Professional Practice. Gower Technical Press. Garmory, N, Tennant, R & Winsch C (2006) Professional Practice for Landscape Architects. Oxford Arch. Press. Rowan-Robinson J (2001) Scottish Planning Law & Procedure. W. Green, Edinburgh.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: landscape design.
|Course organiser||Mr Kenneth Fraser
Tel: (0131 6)51 5799
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803