LARC 5664. DESIGN STUDIO IV: ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING. 6 Hours.
Studio IV is designed to provide the fundamental concepts and mechanisms underlying natural processes, and environmental planning and design. It addresses the influence of both natural and human factors on landscape planning and landscape architectural design within the context of sustainability. The course expands the regional planning and design to the environment as a large scale ecological unit, independent of political boundaries, through the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Geodesign framework. Prerequisite: LARC 5341, LARC 5661, LARC 5662, and LARC 5663.