Postgraduate Course: MLA Landscape Portfolio 2 (ARCH11186)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||MLA Landscape Portfolio 2 extends and develops the student portfolio started in Landscape Portfolio 1. The projects build on and develop ideas and content introduced in Landscape Portfolio 1. The content is the result of an agreement between the programme director, course organiser and the student. The project types undertaken will be selected according to the student's background, design understanding, experience and interests.
The student will, with advice from programme and course directors, select various projects which will continue to develop understanding and skills started in landscape Portfolio 1. The brief/s and site/s will be given and the students will work with tutor/s and peers on the development and realisation of their individual and group design proposals. The portfolio of project/s will be submitted at the end of Semester 2.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
||Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Assessment (Further Info)
Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Assessment Methods
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Portfolio and workbooks (100%)
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.
||This course is sub-divided into three project options ¿ please see individual project guides for details on formative and summative deadlines and feedback.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- to critically analyse site, programme brief and materials and to follow a logical decision-making process based on this understanding
- to develop abstract ideas and place their work in a landscape architectural context
- to assess solutions and solution types and make judgements about their suitability
- to communicate design solutions, ideas and arguments through graphical and verbal means
|DEE, C. (2001) Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture: A visual introduction, Spon Press, London and New York |
DOIDGE, C. PARNELL, R., AND SARA R. (2000) The Crit: an architectural student's Handbook, Oxford: Architectural Press
LAURIE, M. (1976) An Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Pittman
SCHON, D. (1983) The Reflective Practioner: How Professionals Think in Action, New York: Basic Books
Other references as appropriate to the design projects undertaken
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||- Critical analysis, organization and setting aims
- Creative problem solving
- Communication and presentation skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||This course is sub-divided into three project options, which will be indicated in the course Learn folder.
|Course organiser||Mr Kenneth Fraser
Tel: (0131 6)51 5799
|Course secretary||Ms Katerina Sykioti
Tel: (0131 6)51 5744