This course aims to prepare you for creative roles in the context of landscape and urbanism design practice and research. Our London location, local and European networks and an international perspective provide the focus for contemporary landscape and urbanism projects, including green and water infrastructures, resilient and adaptive city strategies and the detailed design of places for people.
Key features -The course provides an innovative design education, with opportunities to participate in live projects such as European and local consultancy within the Landscape Interface Studio. -Study visits, international workshops, external lectures, live projects, and visits to London shows, museums and institutions allow you to develop experience and knowledge to support your individual career ambitions.
What will you study?
Design projects reflect opportunities and challenges of contemporary landscape urbanism, at global and local scales. Themes include public realm, green and blue infrastructures, wellbeing, growth and transformation through time, climate change, biodiversity, city and identity, and zones of transition. Modules in research and theory support critical reflection, while study of materials and techniques supports appropriate technical knowledge and inquiry.
Workshops include: communication, learning through making, observation, mapping and consultation, building information modelling (BIM).
The course offers interdisciplinary postgraduate learning.
Design projects and portfolio, landscape and urbanism manifesto, and an individual design research project.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.
Modules -Landscape & Urbanism Design Portfolio 01 -Landscape and Urbanism Design Portfolio 02 -Landscape & Urbanism Theory, Research and Representation -Landscape & Urbanism Professional Practice, Process & Making -Masters Project
We welcome applications from motivated and creative individuals who have: a good honours degree; or professional experience and a qualification in architecture, landscape design or other relevant design discipline.
11 April 2017
Recipient: Kingston University
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