ARC 342E ARC 342E. History and Theories of Landscape Architecture I. 3 Hours.
Overview and chronological series of in-depth studies in the history of major garden cultures and designed landscapes of the Western and Eastern worlds. Introduction to methodological approaches to the formal, social, and cultural history of gardens and landscapes, as well as to relevant theoretical frameworks for interpreting these designed landscapes and for use in conceptualizing landscapes, architecture, and urban projects in studio design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Architecture 342E and 368R (Topic: History and Theories of Landscape Architecture I) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; for students in the School of Architecture, Architecture 318L with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.