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Landscape Architecture And Site Planning - Basic Fundamentals

Unlocking the Fundamental Principles of Landscape Architecture And Site Planning


IIT Kharagpur and NPTEL

About the Course

This 8-week course delves into the fundamental principles and practical aspects of landscape architecture and site planning. It is designed to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of the field that covers various aspects, including plant sciences, planting design techniques, garden maintenance, and management. With the rapid urbanisation and depletion of natural resources, the course aims to provide valuable insights and skills to address these challenges through effective landscape design and planning.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

The course offers a comprehensive learning experience by providing detailed insights from the introduction and history to plant science and maintenance at the end of the course:

Introduction to Landscape Design
History of Landscape
Landscape Elements
Site Analysis
User Analysis
Landform Design
Drainage Design
Plant Sciences and Plant Maintenance

The course is open to a broad audience and for everyone who is passionate about learning and seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in landscape design and site planning. These are some of the ideal candidates for the course:

Students pursuing architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, or related fields
Practicing architects, planners, engineers, and landscape professionals
Horticulturists, gardeners, and individuals interested in plant sciences
Environmental enthusiasts and nature lovers
It is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of landscape architecture and site planning through a combination of theoretical concepts and practical applications.
The course includes real-time illustrations, sketches, analysis, digital illustrations, and case studies to enhance comprehension and learning.
Assignments and an exam are part of the course, allowing participants to reinforce their knowledge and evaluate their understanding.
The final score is calculated based on a combination of the exam score (75%) and the average of the best 6 out of 8 assignments (25%).


Field of Study:Landscape Architecture And Site Planning - Basic Fundamentals
Type:Free Course
Duration:8 weeks
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from ₹ 3.2 LPA to ₹ 16.3 LPA depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Landscape Architect
  • Urban Planner
  • Site Planning Consultant
  • Architectural Designer