You will learn the art and science of planting design within the context of ecological site design. All creative work will focus on the use of plants to design outdoor spaces that support healthy ecosystem function and human wellbeing. You will learn to a) apply design principles to a living, changing medium, b) interpret the character of regional plants for appropriate horticultural and restoration applications, c) integrate ecological, cultural and plant management goals with client goals, while designing beautiful and restorative outdoor places.
Ecological Planting Design Studio
Pass/Fail or S/U optional
Admission to the Landscape Architecture program and NRE 587 and NRE 590.