Definition of Landscape

Landscape comprises the visible features of an area of land, including the physical
elements of landforms such as (ice-capped) mountains, hills, water bodies and living
elements of land cover.

Landscape Architecture
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor public areas, landmarks, and
structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes.

Who is a landscape architect?


A practitioner in the profession of landscape architecture
Coordinate the arrangement of existing and proposed land features and
structures.
Talk with clients, engineering personnel, and architects about the overall
program.

Definition Of Landscaping
• The art and practice of designing the outdoor environment.
• Landscaping is both science and art, and requires good observation and design
skills.

Landscape design is a process of developing practical and pleasing outdoor living
space.

Form Includes the Three-Dimensional Mass.




Horizontal and spreading
Rounded forms
Vase-shaped
Weeping forms
Pyramidal forms

providing cues for design. begin to analyze what to keep. It is represented initially to invite bids for projects from design firms. The design process supports this synthesis by allowing numerous possibilities to be tested. Synthesis 5. and what will be added. Synthesis   Is the process of bringing analysis and ideas together to create design solutions for the problems that are posed by the brief. Construction Brief   The initial description of the project problem that defines parameters within which designer will work. Concept 3. what needs to be modified. Analysis 4. Brief 2. Concept Provided a framework for understanding each site in the context of a progression.Stages involved in developing landscape design 1. Analysis After inventoried the natural and built features. what will remove. Detail development 6. .

e.g. lighting. Plot Plan Overview of the entire landscape's features. the house. Bubble Plan A simple drawing in which bubbles are used to designate areas for specific purposes. layout and dimensions. shading and depth that will be present in the landscape.g. Types of Landscape Plans Concept Images Photo examples of features similar to those included in the plot plan that will give you an idea of what things will look like. Planting Plan . the landscape architect remains in contact with the design team and the contractors. garage. TYPES OF LANDSCAPE PLANS Site Analysis Shows all existing structures and features that impact the landscape. e. structures. Renderings/Perspectives A drawing or computer generated image that shows the colours. seating area. texture.Detail Development This is the stage where designs are finalized and the measured drawings are produced. Construction Throughout this process. dining area.

shape and colour of specific plants to be used in the landscape. employing plants and pavements. emphasizes a functional and important entry approach by directing traffic to the main entry. canopies or floor Climate control. Help soften surrounding architecture This design. FUNCTION OF PLANTS Form walls.A labeled diagram that shows the quantities. size. Reduces light glare. location. .