Methods and Materials

Landscape Construction Methods and Materials

This course investigates the various materials used in building landscapes (masonry, concrete, wood, metal, water, and lighting). Their physical properties, characteristics, and applications in terms of function and aesthetics are also studied and evaluated. Students demonstrate knowledge and proper use of these materials in detailed exercises and drawings.


Patrick Reynolds

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Methods and Materials Final Project

Student: Terri Larronde

Final compilation of class assignments that examine various construction methods and materials. Details explored for decks, stairs, walls, pools, shade structures, surfaces, water retention, lighting and planting. Redesigns featured on some projects, construction details on all.

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