Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. ASB111 overlap following cours/es: ASBN25. Compulsory for: MSUD1. Optional for: A4. Course coordinator: Assistant Professor Peter Siöström,, Inst för arkitektur och byggd miljö. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 10. Assessment: Approved exercises, approved paper, and at least 80% attendance at lectures, reviews, excursions and seminars.

The aim of the course is to value and develop the student’s knowledge about the landscape’s, the urban green structure’s and the garden’s importance for living environments, and understanding for the connections between theory and practice, and develop this individually and written.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course deals with different aspects of landscape and garden, as garden design history, the cultural landscape, the urban landscape and the importance of green areas, and the interplay between these different parts. The focus is the independent essay writing, which will be presented at a seminar together with opponents.

Educational format:

Jellicoe, G. & S: The Landscape of Man. Thames and Hudson, London 1975, 1987. Mosser, T.: The History of Garden Design, Thames & Hudson London 1991.
Moore, Mitchell, Turnbull: The Poetics of Garden, MIT Press 1993.
Spens, M: Gardens of the Mind, Antique Collectors Club, London 1992.
Stad & Land no. 150: Parks and Gardens in Sweden, Tralala Reklambyrå, Lund 1997.