874103 Landscape construction I

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Barosch, Oliver
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


The lecture provides an overview of applications for landscape construction, explaining the principles of design and construction by way of focal subjects (soil, stone-pavements, constructing walls using natural and artificial stone, concrete, metal, glass and plastics)

-materials and technical foundations for the design and construction of open spaces and gardens
-availability and economics of resources, the use of materials in the history of gardening and landscaping
-quality criteria and monitoring
-history of construction and traditional craftsmanship, landscape planning as a new subject

The content is provided by lectures, seminar works, and excursions.
Timetable and excursions: See announcements at the Department, program also at the beginning of the lectures!

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Overview of the responsibilities at constructing open spaces. Understanding materials, their proper handling and the history and suitability of their use; assessment of material and construction quality. Acquiring expertise in the sense of being able to understand, use and explain the principles of craft.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.