Academic Catalog

ARCH492 LANDSCAPE RESEARCH II

Course Code: 1200492
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer ERKN AYTA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The course is composed of a series of lectures and research period. Lecture series are assembled under two headings: On Landscape and Expanded Field of Landscape. First module of the course, On Landscape, elaborates the meaning, language and milieu of landscape on a conceptual basis. This part ends up with students presentation on a selected article from the assigned reading list on landscape. The second module, Expanded Field of Landscape, discusses the inspiring and generative interplay between landscape and art, architecture, urbanism. The knowledge gained from both modules will be reflected through a landscape excursion which is required to be documented through a critical narration.