Urban and Landscape Design

Numbering Code U-ENG23 33163 LJ73 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Wed.3・4
Instructor name KAWASAKI MASASHI (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
YAMAGUCHI KEITA (Graduate School of Engineering Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course To design the urban facilities, open spaces, landscapes of streets and districts, is to create the place for the people and their activities. It enables to make places in harmony with the environment by making connections of each space of the city, region, and nature. The course aims to consider vision of urban landscape and learn practical skills of design and representation.
Course Goals To understand the ways of design of the urban facilities, open spaces, landscapes of streets and districts. To acquire basic skills of landscape design. Students are expected to get design-mindsets as civil engineers in the end.
Schedule and Contents Guidance:What is urban landscape?,1 time, Definition of landscape, recognition of landscape, visual perception, climate and landscape, living landscape, social system of landscape
What is design?,1 time,Landscape Architecture of Urban structures, roads, streets, waterfront, parks, Design methods, spaces and scales, landscape prediction
Basic practice,5 times,Techniques of drawings: lines and elements, plans(Paley Park), Perspective drawings, sketches
Design practice,5 times,Site survey, Group work (task arrangement and planning), concept making, space design, presentation
Landscape History,1 time,Formation of urban and rural villages in Japan and history of civil engineering, urban planning and urbanization in modern times
Landscape Planning,1 time,Landscape Conservation, town planning methodology, examples of urban / region revitalization by public space design
Feedback,1 time,Achievement of learning is confirmed.
Evaluation Methods and Policy Total points will be scored in attitude of attendance (30%) and results of design practice and reports (70%).
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) To be announced
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