LD 111_ Garden and Park design

Course Information
TitleΚηποτεχνία.Παρκοτεχνία / LD 111_ Garden and Park design
Interdepartmental ProgrammeDiatmīmatikó Prógramma Metaptychiakṓn Spoudṓn "ARCΗITEKTONIKĪ TOPIOU" 2023-2025
Collaborating SchoolsArchitecture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20002755

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course114

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

Registered students: 17
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- The analytical presentation and comprehension of theoretical and applied principles of Garden and Park Design, as they are shaped by the complex of natural factors, human activities and socio-economic parameters. - Landscape Architecture Study for small and medium scale sites. - Garden Design.
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 interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
a) Design process in site planning – Inventory and evaluation of design factors – Functional diagrams – Basic residential design principles – Forms and Esthetics – Preliminary and Master plans. b) Topography – Landforms _ Earthworks. c) Climate and Microclimate. d) Plants Materials: Plant characteristics. e) Relationships of buildings and site – Linkage. f) Structural elements in outdoor spaces. g) Use of water in design. h) Principles of irrigation and lighting. i) Art in outdoor spaces/landscape.
garden design, park design, landscape architecture study, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment10
Written assigments15
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Landscape Architecture Study (Project) (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Lynch, K., Hack, G., Site Planning, The MIT Press, 3d Ed., 1985 Laurie, M., An introduction to Landscape Architecture, Elsevier, 1979 Motloch, J. L., Introduction to Landscape Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991 Rutledge, Α. J., Anatomy of a Park, McGraw – Hill Book Company, 1971
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