LD 106_ Architectural design and landscape (sp. top.)

Course Information
TitleΑρχιτεκτονικός σχεδιασμος και τοπίο (ειδ.θέμ.) / LD 106_ Architectural design and landscape (sp. top.)
Interdepartmental ProgrammeDiatmīmatikó Prógramma Metaptychiakṓn Spoudṓn "ARCΗITEKTONIKĪ TOPIOU" 2023-2025
Collaborating SchoolsArchitecture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20002748

Programme of Study: Diatmīmatikó Prógramma Metaptychiakṓn Spoudṓn "ARCΗITEKTONIKĪ TOPIOU" 2023-2025

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course1110

Programme of Study: Master's degree in Landsape Architecture (MLA)

Registered students: 17
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course1110

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are trained in the learning of basic principles and systems in organizing open space and the development of methods and alternative ways for a unified organization of closed-covered and open-outdoors spaces into a coherent synthesis of built environments organically incorporated in landscape.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Design of open – outdoors spaces in built environments (yards, unbuilt grounds, pedestrian precincts, squares, etc.) already in existence or under consideration. a) Synthetic design work in groups, and theory-papers b) Presentations of facts and examples. Architectural Design: Recent international experience. The range and limits of architectural synthetic logic: Examples and personal experience. Architectural interventions in environmentally sensitive areas.
Architectural Design, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture, Design
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
  • Excursions, Field trips
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Laptop, projector system in lectures. Laptop/PC in communication with students.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work60
Reading Assigment12
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities10
Written assigments31
Student Assessment
Personal and group projects in Landscape Architecture.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Φατούρος, Δ.Α., Ένα Συντακτικό της Αρχιτεκτονικής Σύνθεσης, Παρατηρητής, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1995. Bacon, E.N., Design of Cities, Thames & Hudson, London, 1974. Scully, V., The Earth, the Temple and the Gods, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1962. Halrin, L., Cities, MIT Press, Boston, 1972. Norberg-Schulz, Genious Loci, Rizzoli, New York, 1980 McHarg, I., Design with Nature, Wiley, New York, 1992 Koudelka, J., Chaos, Phaidon, London, 1999 Bell, Simon, Landscape, Routledge, New York, 1999 Birksted, J., ed., Relating Architecture to Landscape, Spon, New York, 1998.
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