Online UC Berkeley Extension Landscape Architecture History Course

Garden, Parks, and Urban Open Spaces I is now available online.

"Examine the development of the built environment in terms of landscape architecture, architecture, urban design, and their interrelationship.  Topics include the influences of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome; Islamic achievements in Asia; urban planning during the Italian Renaissance; the gardens of Eastern Asia; the emergence and evolution of public parks and open spaces; and contemporary issues.  Emphasis throughout the course is on the evolution and growth of the profession of landscape architecture." (Source)

Textbook for course--Landscape Design:  A Cultural and Architectural History Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, 2001.

May 17-Aug. 9, 2011