Course syllabus Z15-0148-I - Landscape Design (FZKI - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Landscape Design
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
26 hours per semester of study (combined method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
26 hours per semester of study (combined method)

Credits: 6
Landscape and Garden Architecture - bachelor (required), 6. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Elaboration of task in the studio level. Excercise of vegetation formations in solution of selected landscape segment.

A 100 - 93 points
B 92 - 86 points
C 85 - 79 points
D 78 - 72 points
E 71 - 64 points
Student obtains credits in case of being awarded by note A - E only.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student will know principles, approarchs and factors of landscape design. Woody plant species like basic tool for landscape design, biological-ekological revitalization and compositional-aesthetic solution of scenic space.
Course contents:
Definition and aim of landscape design. History development in landscape design. Landscape fenomena, tools and ways in landscape design. Landscape design as process of rationally land-use forms, lanscape changes, its amelioration and revitalisation, nature and culture heritage preservation, and creation of landscape image. Aesthetics, composition and organisation of landscape spaces. Vegetation as dominant tool on landscape design. Principles and approaches in forest landscape design, agriculture and urban landscape one. Landscape-architectonical creation of road side vegetation, water basins and streams, agriculture farms, objects of agriculture management and technical works in the country.
Recommended or required reading:
Bell,S.,2004: Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape. Spon Press, London, 196s.
Gábriš, Ľ. a kol., 1998: Ochrana a tvorba životného prostredia v poľnohospodárstve. VES SPU, Nitra, 461 s.
Horký, J. Vorel., 1995:Tvorba krajiny. ČVUT, Praha, 211 s.
Jellicoe, G., Jellicoe, S., 1997: The Landscape of Man. Thames and Hudson, London, 240 s.
Patterson, G.,1992: Lowland Landscape Design. HMSO, London, 55s.
Salašová, A. a kol., 2014: Nauka o krajině II. Vyd. MENDELU, Brno, 248 s. ISBN 978-80-7509-186-4.
Supuka, J., Feriancová, Ľ., Schlampová, T., Jančura, P., 2008: Krajinárska tvorba. Vyd. SPU, Nitra, 256 s.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 151

29,8 %28,5 %17,2 %
17,9 %
6,6 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Denis Bechera (examiner, instructor)
doc. Ing. Gabriel Kuczman, PhD. (instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Ján Supuka, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
25. 3. 2020
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Gabriel Kuczman, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 03/25/2020.

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