The student should have an understanding of the basic concepts of ecosystem ecology rerlated to the the energy flow, the cycle of materials and the structure and functions of the community.
Bachelor in architecture or urbanism.
Excellent knowledge in working with AutoCAD, GIS, Adobe Illustrator (or similar).
Basic knowledge in territorial analysis.
Basic knowledge in architectonical, urban and landscape design.
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Oral and/or written interim virtual presentation and final examination chosen by the student
Sensibilization of an urban planner towards a landscape project.
Sustainable landscape projects vs. temporary landscape projects.
Knowledge and competences about the different Steps of a landscape project.
How to trasforma the „memory of a site“ into a landscape project.
Designing and communication a landscape project.
At the end of the course the student will have acquired the necessary elements for the analysis of ecosystem structure and function in an area with urban, agricultural and industrial use. From this analysis, the student will be able to work out the best strategies for regeneration and functional recovery of various ecosystem processes, in particular those related to water
Characteristics and importance of freshwater, brackish and marine waters. The hydrological cycle. Water needs. Supply of the city: sources and transport. Quality and quantity evaluation of freshwater sources. The catchment area and relations with water bodies. Waste water treatment and drinking water tratment. The integrated water cycle. Water quality deterioration: causes, consequences and remedies. The basin plans.
The soils in the ecosystem and the landscape. Conservation and management of the soil.
Case analysis with Introduction workshop and survey of the site. Research and analysis about the memory of the site. Design development of scenarios for the specific site in its context. Representation of the project.
Cunningham William P.; Cunningham M. Ann; Saigo Barbara W., 2004. Ecologia applicata. McGraw-Hill Companies.
Marchetti R. M., 1993. Elementi di Ecologia. CittaStudi Edizioni.
Vroom M.J. 2006. Lexicon of Garden and Landscape Architecture, Birkhäuuser
Lording H. 2001. The Nature of Landscape: A Personal Quest, 010 Publisher
The slides and other materials used for lectures is made available to the students.
It will be simulate a project of recovery or environmental rehabilitation in a ecosystem to locate.