The students are expected to:
- practice in open space design,
- carry out an integrated design proposal, from the master plan to construction details.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Design of a public urban open space in the city of Thessaloniki, such as a square, park, pedestrian road, public courtyard, a unity of urban open spaces.
The scope of the studio course is to practice in open space design, by carrying out an integrated design proposal in the master plan level.
Method of teaching: a) Studio work on the transformation of an urban open space to an upgraded, collective space for everyday use.
Based on the special landscape characteristics, and the potential for development within the context of sustainability, the goal is to set the frame or a strategy as well as the main intentions for the development of a creative and original design proposal.
b) Tutoring and lectures on either general subjects concerning open space design, such as public open space in the Greek cities, special needs, sustainable development of urban landscape, or specific issues such as landscape analysis; Elements of spatial arrangement; Planting design principles; Land art.
landscape architecture, landscape analysis, design and planning, site-specific art
Lectures on power point.
Use of the blackboard for the student's provision of the course material (maps, drawings, images, power point lectures, other course information and requirements).
Announcements on the blackboard during the cemester, concerning both the course or interesting landscape events (exhibitions, seminars, conferences etc) in the city.
Additional bibliography for study
-BOETTGER, S., Earthworks: Art and The landscape of the Sixties, Berkeley Los Angeles London: University of California Press, 2002.
-TIBERGHIEN, A. G., Nature, Art, Paysage, Arles: Actes Sud/ Ecole Nationale Surerieure du Paysage/ Centre du Paysage, 2001
-KWON, M., One Place After Another: Site Specific art And Locational identity, Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2004
-DOHERTY, C. (ed), Contemporary Art, From Studio to Situation, London: Black Dog Publishing, 2004