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Course: Landscape Construction

Panagiotis Nektarios
Angeliki Paraskevopoulou
Anna-Maria Vissilia
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Compulsory
Postgraduate

 

Material properties, use and application in landscape design are introduced. The appropriate selection and combination of materials in relation to aesthetics is emphasised. The module includes excavation and refill works, stormwater management, construction of parking areas, pergolas, kiosks, pavement, steps, fencing, seating, water features, patios and barbeque pits. The use of lawns in landscape design and their management for specific uses such as sports grounds, golf courses, soil retention, central reservations of roads, roof gardens and restoration of contaminated sites are also included. Irrigation, drainage and lighting plans are produced. Furthermore, hand and computer drawings as well as models are produced.