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Jeffrey Hou
L ARCH 412
Seattle Campus

Landscape Representation II

Development of advanced skills of visual representation to communicate students' visions for urban ecological design including techniques used during the design process and for presentation.

Class description

This course is intended to help students further develop their skills in seeing, interpreting, and reconstructing the landscapes through drawings and other 2D techniques. The purpose is to strengthen the studentsí ability and fluency in reading and representing the urban landscapes, including expanding their repertoire of graphic techniques. The course consists of a series of in-class and take-home exercises, following a structured sequence of hand drawing, collage, and mixed media. We will also examine the graphic layout of presentation boards and other media for presentation.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jeffrey Hou
Date: 10/18/2009