852315 Theories and methods of landscape architecture

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gnant, Sofia , Grimm-Pretner, Dagmar
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


In this course basic questions will be elaborated:
What is theory of Landscape Architecture? Is there a need for theory in Landscape Architecture? What types of theories exist? How is knowledge in Landscape Architecture created? What research strategies and research methods are applied in Landscape Architecture?

Previous knowledge expected

obligatory: Bakkalaureat
recommended: Landschaftsarchitektur II
further expected knowledge: English: all analyzed texts are papers from scientific journals, published in English

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge of key theoretical concepts:
site - process - systems and sustainability - aesthetics - meaning.
Overview on research strategies and research methods
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.