LA 5001: Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning Practices   Systemic, formal and spatial relationships. Quantitative and qualitative changes in global biodiversity, quality of the earth's air, soil, and water resources, development and consumption of energy resources and climate change. Development of design processes for selection, deployment, and management of sustainable practices.   Learn more

LA 5001: Sustainable Landscape Design and Planning Practices

Systemic, formal and spatial relationships. Quantitative and qualitative changes in global biodiversity, quality of the earth's air, soil, and water resources, development and consumption of energy resources and climate change. Development of design processes for selection, deployment, and management of sustainable practices.

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  LA 5003: Case Studies in Sustainable Landscape Planning and Design   Ecology, design, materials, policy, and community. Working from site to regional scales, evaluate case studies through the lens of larger issues and systems, including infrastructure, urban water cycle, transportation, energy, health, food systems, innovation, and metrics.    Learn more

LA 5003: Case Studies in Sustainable Landscape Planning and Design

Ecology, design, materials, policy, and community. Working from site to regional scales, evaluate case studies through the lens of larger issues and systems, including infrastructure, urban water cycle, transportation, energy, health, food systems, innovation, and metrics. 

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  L  A 5004: Regional Environmental Landscape Planning   An exploration of critical regional landscape parameters affecting the growth and development of metropolitan areas. Students assess these parameters and prepare a multifunctional land use plan for a defined locale.   Learn more

LA 5004: Regional Environmental Landscape Planning

An exploration of critical regional landscape parameters affecting the growth and development of metropolitan areas. Students assess these parameters and prepare a multifunctional land use plan for a defined locale.

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  LA 5131: Geospatial Data Analysis and Design   Introduction to geospatial data analysis/application in landscape architectural, environmental design research/practice.   Learn more

LA 5131: Geospatial Data Analysis and Design

Introduction to geospatial data analysis/application in landscape architectural, environmental design research/practice.

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  LA 5201: Making Landscape Spaces and Types   Design exploration using 3-D models and historical precedent studies to create outdoor spaces for human habitation and use. Application of the basic landscape palette of landform, plants, and structures to give physical, emotional, cognitive, and social definition to created places   Learn more

LA 5201: Making Landscape Spaces and Types

Design exploration using 3-D models and historical precedent studies to create outdoor spaces for human habitation and use. Application of the basic landscape palette of landform, plants, and structures to give physical, emotional, cognitive, and social definition to created places

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  LA 5202: Landscape Analysis Workshop   Introduction to field techniques for site analysis, including vegetation, soil, and landform description. One-week session, before fall term, at lake Itasca Forestry and Biological Station.   Learn more

LA 5202: Landscape Analysis Workshop

Introduction to field techniques for site analysis, including vegetation, soil, and landform description. One-week session, before fall term, at lake Itasca Forestry and Biological Station.

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  LA 5203: Ecological Dimensions of Space Making   Design studio experience drawing on ecological, cultural, aesthetic influences to explore development of design ideas responsive to ecological issues and human experience.   Learn more

LA 5203: Ecological Dimensions of Space Making

Design studio experience drawing on ecological, cultural, aesthetic influences to explore development of design ideas responsive to ecological issues and human experience.

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  LA 5204: Metropolitan Landscape Ecology   Design studio experience drawing on ecological, cultural, aesthetic influences to explore development of design ideas responsive to ecological issues and human experience.   Learn more

LA 5204: Metropolitan Landscape Ecology

Design studio experience drawing on ecological, cultural, aesthetic influences to explore development of design ideas responsive to ecological issues and human experience.

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  LA 5376: Representation I   Strengthen freehand sketching ability. Develop observation skills. Develop ability to communicate ideas clearly through visual expression. Learn/explore conventions of landscape architectural drawing. Basic tools/techniques associated with Adobe Photoshop CS6. Promote fluidity between analog/digital media. Create drawing personality/graphic style.   Learn more

LA 5376: Representation I

Strengthen freehand sketching ability. Develop observation skills. Develop ability to communicate ideas clearly through visual expression. Learn/explore conventions of landscape architectural drawing. Basic tools/techniques associated with Adobe Photoshop CS6. Promote fluidity between analog/digital media. Create drawing personality/graphic style.

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  LA 5377: Representation II    Explore multi-media rendering techniques. Increase knowledge of art materials/graphic programs. Increase hand-drawing ability. Color theory, contemporary graphic styles. Layout, grid systems/type. Increase speed of drawing/producing renderings. Create or strengthen graphic style.     Learn more     

LA 5377: Representation II

Explore multi-media rendering techniques. Increase knowledge of art materials/graphic programs. Increase hand-drawing ability. Color theory, contemporary graphic styles. Layout, grid systems/type. Increase speed of drawing/producing renderings. Create or strengthen graphic style.

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  LA 5378: Representation III   Increase skills learned in Representation I and Representation II and develop 3-D modeling skills, distill complex information to visually explain a design concept while gaining skills that are valuable in the workplace and create portfolio quality work.   Learn more

LA 5378: Representation III

Increase skills learned in Representation I and Representation II and develop 3-D modeling skills, distill complex information to visually explain a design concept while gaining skills that are valuable in the workplace and create portfolio quality work.

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  LA 5400: Topics in Landscape Architecture   Current topics in landscape architecture. Taught by regular or visiting faculty in their areas of specialization.   Learn more

LA 5400: Topics in Landscape Architecture

Current topics in landscape architecture. Taught by regular or visiting faculty in their areas of specialization.

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  LA 5413: Introduction to Landscape Architectural History   Introductory course examines the multiple roots of landscape architecture by examining the making of types of landscapes over time. Emphasis on ecological and environmental issues, and issues related to political, economic, and social contexts of landscape architectural works.   Learn more    

LA 5413: Introduction to Landscape Architectural History

Introductory course examines the multiple roots of landscape architecture by examining the making of types of landscapes over time. Emphasis on ecological and environmental issues, and issues related to political, economic, and social contexts of landscape architectural works.

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  LA 5514: Making the Mississippi   Critical environmental parameters affecting growth/development of metropolitan areas. Students assess these parameters and prepare a multi-functional land use plan for a defined locale.    Learn more

LA 5514: Making the Mississippi

Critical environmental parameters affecting growth/development of metropolitan areas. Students assess these parameters and prepare a multi-functional land use plan for a defined locale. 

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  LA 5576: Ecological Resortation Project Planning and Management   Applied practice of ecological restoration of landscapes. Grasslands, wetlands, forests, disturbed agricultural sites, former industrial parcels. Restoration management, skills needed to lead successful projects.   Learn more     

LA 5576: Ecological Resortation Project Planning and Management

Applied practice of ecological restoration of landscapes. Grasslands, wetlands, forests, disturbed agricultural sites, former industrial parcels. Restoration management, skills needed to lead successful projects.

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  LA 5755: Infrastructure, Natural Systems and the Space of Inhabited Landscapes   Cross-disciplinary exploration of urban infrastructural solutions to mitigate/reverse anthropogenic impacts on Earth. Design of sustainable urban infrastructure systems, policy options, available technologies, criteria, design methods.   Learn more

LA 5755: Infrastructure, Natural Systems and the Space of Inhabited Landscapes

Cross-disciplinary exploration of urban infrastructural solutions to mitigate/reverse anthropogenic impacts on Earth. Design of sustainable urban infrastructure systems, policy options, available technologies, criteria, design methods.

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  LA 5771: Landscape Infrastructure and Systems I    Basic principles, techniques, skills of creating infrastructures of built landscapes. Basic concepts of simple plant taxonomy, plant community structure, earthwork, water management, landscape structures. Small site scale design development.   Learn more

LA 5771: Landscape Infrastructure and Systems I

Basic principles, techniques, skills of creating infrastructures of built landscapes. Basic concepts of simple plant taxonomy, plant community structure, earthwork, water management, landscape structures. Small site scale design development.

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  LA 5772: Landscape Infrastructure Systems II   Principles, techniques, skills of creating ecological infrastructures of built landscapes systems. Builds on basic concepts taught in LA 5771. Focuses on ecological connections among plants, landscape structure, earthwork techniques, water management, landscape structural systems.   Learn more

LA 5772: Landscape Infrastructure Systems II

Principles, techniques, skills of creating ecological infrastructures of built landscapes systems. Builds on basic concepts taught in LA 5771. Focuses on ecological connections among plants, landscape structure, earthwork techniques, water management, landscape structural systems.

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  LA 8201: Designing Landscapes for Dwelling and Settlement    Professional design studio. Hypothetical projects include development of schematic master plans for site layout, grading, and planting. Design for residential, commercial, and civic uses with attention to zoning and other controls, environmental quality, human behavior, markets, project finance, and technics. Requires concurrent registration in LA 8202.   Learn more

LA 8201: Designing Landscapes for Dwelling and Settlement

Professional design studio. Hypothetical projects include development of schematic master plans for site layout, grading, and planting. Design for residential, commercial, and civic uses with attention to zoning and other controls, environmental quality, human behavior, markets, project finance, and technics. Requires concurrent registration in LA 8202.

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  LA 8206: Making Urban Landscape Space   Studio course focusing on the restoration and reuse of urban brownfield (former industrial) sites. Biological and mechanical remediation processes and the development of hard and soft site infrastructures to deal with storm water, energy generation, and the handling of waste. Re-design sites in terms of new uses and economies, and to re-integrate sites into existing and future urban systems of transportation.   Learn more

LA 8206: Making Urban Landscape Space

Studio course focusing on the restoration and reuse of urban brownfield (former industrial) sites. Biological and mechanical remediation processes and the development of hard and soft site infrastructures to deal with storm water, energy generation, and the handling of waste. Re-design sites in terms of new uses and economies, and to re-integrate sites into existing and future urban systems of transportation.

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  LA 8207: Cities on Water International Workshop   Intensive studio course on international applications of sustainable urban design.   Learn more

LA 8207: Cities on Water International Workshop

Intensive studio course on international applications of sustainable urban design.

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  LA 8301: Landscape Architecture: Research Issues and Methods    Alternative methodological approaches to landscape architectural research and consideration of their appropriateness for contemporary research topics.     Learn more     

LA 8301: Landscape Architecture: Research Issues and Methods

Alternative methodological approaches to landscape architectural research and consideration of their appropriateness for contemporary research topics.

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  LA 8302: Professional Practice   Office and project management case studies. Organizational behavior, marketing, sales, strategic planning, financial and cost accounting, insurance, legal issues and contracts.   Learn more

LA 8302: Professional Practice

Office and project management case studies. Organizational behavior, marketing, sales, strategic planning, financial and cost accounting, insurance, legal issues and contracts.

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   LA 8411: International Applications of Sustainable Design in Urban Europe    Design preparation for restoration/reuse of abandoned sites in urban/exurban areas reclaimed from/influenced by saltwater coastal environments.   Learn more

LA 8411: International Applications of Sustainable Design in Urban Europe

Design preparation for restoration/reuse of abandoned sites in urban/exurban areas reclaimed from/influenced by saltwater coastal environments.

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  LA 8554: Project Programming    Project Programming is one of two fall courses preparing students for the spring semester capstone studio (LA 8555). The Research Methods and the Project Programming courses are essential to the definition and development of the capstone project. In Project Programming the coursework focuses on defining the research question, design program, design objectives/scope,and location of the project.  In preparation for capstone studio, this semester will emphasize the development of a comprehensive capstone proposal in the form of a project proposal book and project site analysis. Your faculty committee will review your progress throughout the term, and approve your capstone project.

LA 8554: Project Programming

Project Programming is one of two fall courses preparing students for the spring semester capstone studio (LA 8555). The Research Methods and the Project Programming courses are essential to the definition and development of the capstone project. In Project Programming the coursework focuses on defining the research question, design program, design objectives/scope,and location of the project.  In preparation for capstone studio, this semester will emphasize the development of a comprehensive capstone proposal in the form of a project proposal book and project site analysis. Your faculty committee will review your progress throughout the term, and approve your capstone project.

  LA 8773: Landscape Infrastructure and Systems III    Third course in landscape infrastructure/systems sequence that introduces technical skills required to work/obtain professional licensure as landscape architect. Programming, qualitative/quantitative performance of constructed hydrologic systems, planting design, representation of constructed systems, paving systems for hydrologic control.    Learn more

LA 8773: Landscape Infrastructure and Systems III

Third course in landscape infrastructure/systems sequence that introduces technical skills required to work/obtain professional licensure as landscape architect. Programming, qualitative/quantitative performance of constructed hydrologic systems, planting design, representation of constructed systems, paving systems for hydrologic control.

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  LA 8774: Landscape Infrastructure and Systems IV   Fourth course in landscape infrastructure/systems sequence that introduces students to technical skills required to work/obtain professional licensure as landscape architect. Use/implementation of complex constructed assemblies in urban context.   Learn more

LA 8774: Landscape Infrastructure and Systems IV

Fourth course in landscape infrastructure/systems sequence that introduces students to technical skills required to work/obtain professional licensure as landscape architect. Use/implementation of complex constructed assemblies in urban context.

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  LA 8775: Landscape Infrastructure and Site Technology V   Seminar, cross-disciplinary. Advanced inquiry into complex site-scale problems require Applied theory. Professional practice applications with emphasis on urban/post-industrial sites. Programmatic, regulatory/construction contexts. Directed research of emerging/speculative infrastructure.   Learn more

LA 8775: Landscape Infrastructure and Site Technology V

Seminar, cross-disciplinary. Advanced inquiry into complex site-scale problems require Applied theory. Professional practice applications with emphasis on urban/post-industrial sites. Programmatic, regulatory/construction contexts. Directed research of emerging/speculative infrastructure.

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