Undergraduate Course: Landscape Engineering (ARCH09011)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Indicative course content
A lecture based course, which provides a technical and theoretical context to the parallel design module
Aims of course
1 To provide a basic understanding of a wide range of landscape engineering and environmental design topics with special reference to road and drainage engineering, the reclamation of derelict land, bioengineering and the environmental impact of landscape reclamation projects.
Mode of delivery
A lecture and seminar based module.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
ARCH09010 Design - land reclamation
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 an understanding of a wide range of landscape engineering skills and techniques and their application to landscape design
- demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of landscape remediation and bioengineering skills and techniques and their application to landscape design
- apply theory and precedents of landscape engineering to individual land reclamation project
|Indicative Bibliography |
Corner, J (1999) Recovering Landscape. Princeton 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. Weddle, A E (1979) Landscape Techniques. Heineman, London.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute criteria: landscape design; landscape technology.
|Keywords||DERELICT LAND,REMEDIATION,BIOENGINEERING,HIGHWAYS AND DRAINAGE
|Course organiser||Mr Ross McLean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803