LS 205_ Use of Plants in Landscape Architecture

Course Information
TitleΧρήση φυτών στην αρχιτεκτονική τοπίου / LS 205_ Use of Plants in Landscape Architecture
Interdepartmental ProgrammeDiatmīmatikó Prógramma Metaptychiakṓn Spoudṓn "ARCΗITEKTONIKĪ TOPIOU" 2023-2025
Collaborating SchoolsArchitecture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20002760

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

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

Registered students: 13
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Identification of planting material for landscape design. - Selection, use and assessment of plants in Landscape Architecture. - Ability to select and group plants in landscape architecture projects according to their ecological, aesthetic and functional characteristics.
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)Evaluation and use of Greek native plants. b)Ornamental Plants: Nurseries and marketing. c)Plants as design structural elements: -Aesthetic value -Functional value -Ecological requirements and value d)Establishment of planting plan programs: Concept – Preliminary plans – Selection and sizes of plants – Combinations. e)Plants composition in Design – Thematic gardens – Art and plants. f)Maintenance and management of plantings.
Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Plants, Planting material, landscape design, garden design, plant use in garden design, plant use in Landscape Architecture
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 Assigment30
Written assigments25
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Landscape Architecture Projects (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Latimer, H., Lincoln, F., Co, The Mediterranean Garden, 1990 Joyce, D., The Garden Plant Selector, Royal Horticultural Society, 1991 Αραμπατζή, Θ., Θάμνοι και Δένδρα στην Ελλάδα, Οικολογική Κίνηση Δράμας, 2001 The Hillier Colour Dictionary of Trees & Shrubs, David & Charles, 1984 Μπάουμαν, Ε., Η Ελληνική χλωρίδα στο μύθο, στην τέχνη, στην λογοτεχνία, Ελλ.Εταιρία Προστασίας της Φύσης, 1993
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