852103 Design basics in landscape architecture

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Kassovicova, Adriana , Backhausen-Nikolic, Julia
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Lectures are combined with seminar parts discussing the following topics:
Design – elements and concepts
Design and shapes/forms
Design and space
Space – definitions und ambience
Forms of landscape and topography
Design with plants
Paths, tracks and roads
Designing process
Intentions of design and its intermediation
site-seeing: spaces and places, interpretation of sites

The seminar parts consist of drawings in the sketchbook.


Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Landscape architecture is to be understood as creative discipline. Attendance have basic knowledge of design principles, the use of the most important design tools as well as cultural and professional contexts.
They are able to approach design tasks and discuss qualities of designed spaces.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.