Ecological Landscape Design Online

Schedules And Registration

Course Overview


Please note: This course has pre-requisites

This very comprehensive course begins with an overview of historical garden design perspectives, including an examination of the role of art, statuary, wildlife, water, and native ecosystems. The principles of landscape design and how the various elements are used in softscaping and hardscaping will be examined in detail on how to achieve particular esthetics and function. Design terminology and drafting skills will be applied when following the steps of the design process. Through case studies and project work, the topics of site analysis, hardscape construction and grading, estimating and landscape supplies, drainage and water solutions, site remediation and special needs will be covered. Throughout, presentation skills will be emphasized.

This course partially satisfies the requirements of:

Student Comment

I am over the top impressed with the ELD course which should not have surprised me after the courses I've enjoyed and learned so much coming from Gaia College.
Chris Morrison, Toronto


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