Postgraduate Course: Design: Individual Portfolio (ARCH11143)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Year 5 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
An individual project which covers landscape strategy, master planning, detail design, planting landscape management and construction.
Aims of course
1 To develop a comprehensive spatial design, operating at a variety of scales based on a design vision expressed in words, visualisations & clear objectives grounded in complex analysis, research & the evaluation of precedent.
Mode of delivery
studio based project with individual tutorials and design critiques.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to Landscape Architecture.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 1,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 54,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 120,
Fieldwork Hours 25,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 54,
Formative Assessment Hours 54,
Summative Assessment Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
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 an advanced level of design, based on clear analytical & conceptual thinking at different scales & contexts.
- demonstrate an individual & creative approach to landscape architecture & an understanding of the environment as a dynamic system.
- communicate the design process in a concise & precise manner by means of workbooks, models, presentation drawings & complex argument.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Marjanovic I, Ray K R & Lokko L N N (2003) The Portfolio: an architecture student's handbook. Arch. Press, London. Students should also make reference to texts cited in their precedent study module.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: landscape design.
|Course organiser||Mr Gordon Ross McLean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803