ACH 114 - History of Contemporary Landscape Design
3 credit hours - One hour of lecture and four hours of laboratory weekly; one term. Chronological overview of the design of contemporary open spaces and the birth of Landscape Architecture as a profession. Examine various design theories, the importance and responsibility of open space, and their influence on landscape design. Explore themes of ecology and sustainability, program and function, and aesthetics with an emphasis on critical thinking with regard to design theory and application. Lab fee $40.