LAND455 (5 cr.) Landscape Architecture Study Abroad, Europe
Professor: Brad Goetz
Term(s) to be offered: Summer Term
Prerequisite(s): LAND240 or written consent of professor
This course is intended to give participants direct exposure to the rich history of landscape design in Italy and France. Students will visit many important landscape architectural precedents and pursue research on various topics including land planning, urban design, community design, and insightful garden design for public and private places. Subject landscapes include classical landscapes in and around Rome, medieval hill towns of Tuscany, remarkable private gardens/villas of the renaissance near Florence, royal parks of Louis XIV in central France, and modern public gardens of Paris. This course is taught in a study abroad short course format in order to better understand the culture and true complexity and scale of important landscape architectural works – TO SEE FOR YOURSELF.