Undergraduate Course: Precedent Study (Exchange) (ARCH09023)
|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 research report and visual narrative, which examines case studies and concepts that illustrate theoretical and contextual issues which underpin the development of the major portfolio project.
Aims of course
1 To articulate landscape architectural proposals in wider contexts of art and design theory and practice.
2 To document research, which supports the design process
3 To relate individual and specific design decisions to wider contexts and concerns of landscape architecture
Mode of delivery
individual tutorial and group seminar.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- select, analyse, compare & present examples of design and theoretical precedent critically
- research precedents in art and design as a means to articulate themes and parallels, which inform the design process
- apply principles derived from precedents to the development of the Major Design Portfolio.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Bibliography selected by students and specific to precedents chosen for comparative analysis and study. However see references in stage 1 & 2 History & theory modules.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: landscape design; transferable skills.
|Keywords||PRECEDENT,CASE STUDY,COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS,THEORY,DESIGN RESEARCH.
|Course organiser||Mr Gordon Ross McLean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803