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Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 
Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

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ARCH 4080 - Landscape Patterns: From Region to Site

This course introduces the essential components of landscape planning from a design perspective.  It will introduce methods for visualizing and interpreting landscape patterns, including the suitability analysis approach espoused by Ian McHarg and colleagues, the language of American landscape ecology, and Kevin Lynch’s place legibility concept.  Synthesis of this regional information will then be used to develop a focused understanding of sustainable design implications at the site level.

When Offered: Sping term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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