Landscape Architecture IV

Public Space – Typology

The purpose of the course is to acquaint students with the principles of creating public spaces, its main typological forms and their specifics. Emphasis will be placed on potential users of these spaces, ergonomics, non-discriminatory accessibility, orientation, microclimate, lighting, greenery, furniture and its location, artwork, etc. In addition to traditional types of spaces such as squares, streets, gaps, embankments, passages, markets, parks and gardens will also be discussed thematically focused spaces such as cemeteries, monuments, representational spaces, sports grounds, amphitheatres, etc.

It will include a presentation of current trends and examples from around the world. The course will end with a detailed analysis and critique of the concept of form and function of the selected project and material treatise.

The minimum number of students to open the course is 5. EXCEPTION for self-paying students: if there are less than 5 students, the course will be taught in consultations.

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