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SRL731 - Landscape Narrating and Meaning

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

David Jones

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

6 x 1 day intensives

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit seeks to provide a foundational overview of the history, theory and practice of the evolution, exemplars and role of the profession of landscape architecture in Australia and internationally.  Part of the unit will address theories inherent in landscape architecture including reviewing their authors, precedent texts, and exemplars arising from these theories.  A second part will explore the historical evolution of the profession of landscape architecture internationally, and its foundations in Australia into a profession including its contemporary activities, proponents and key practices.  A third part will examine the ethos of the Australian landscape architecture profession including its advocates, key influencers and precedents, and the role and activity of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. The last part will consider significant texts and projects that embody the aims and objectives of the Australian profession together with engaging in and appreciating the art of narrating design, constructing designs, and illustrating designs.

Assessment

Three individual assignments (20% each) 60%, one design project 40%

Unit Fee Information

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