LANDSCAPE DESIGN OF URBAN OPEN SPACES

Course Information
TitleΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΤΟΠΙΟΥ ΑΣΤΙΚΩΝ ΥΠΑΙΘΡΙΩΝ ΧΩΡΩΝ / LANDSCAPE DESIGN OF URBAN OPEN SPACES
Code07EE10a
FacultyEngineering
SchoolArchitecture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20002517

Programme of Study: PROGRAMMA SPOUDŌN 2020-21 EŌS SĪMERA

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization746

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
20051563
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
all the general prerequisits are included within the above mentioned choices.
Learning Outcomes
The students are expected to: - practice in open space design, - carry out an integrated design proposal, from the master plan to construction details.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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.
Keywords
landscape architecture, landscape analysis, design and planning, site-specific art
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • in situ visits
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
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. Email communication.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work50
Tutorial
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Project
Written assigments
Artistic creation
Total50
Student Assessment
Description
Design excercise. Attendancy, completion and evaluation of the year-project (design of urban open space network) Criteria as defined in the Studies Guide.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Report (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
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
Last Update
24-09-2014