LA 5261 - Graduate Landscape History I (3)
An overview of historic developments of landscape architecture and environmental planning from prehistory to the industrial revolution. This course provides an overview of the human environment in its historical socio-cultural and biophysical context from ancient times to the industrial revolution and makes connections between the historical precedents and contemporary cultural form. Students will develop critical thinking in understanding how biophysical and socio-cultural factors influence human design of the environment, and how past cultural form influences current landscape architecture and environmental planning. In addition students will develop skills in analysis of landscapes and environmental design of different historical periods, library research, and written communication of ideas.
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: Major Course
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