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SRL731 - Landscape Narrating and Meaning

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

David Jones





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: Students are required to attend 6 x 1 day classes (6 hours per day).

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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