Course Code : ABF 416

Course Title : Floriculture and Landscape Architecture

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 2-2

Course Description:The course aims to provide advanced training in ornamental horticulture and landscape architecture, two closely related andinterdependent fields with continuously increasing economic potential. Topics t covered include: Field and greenhouse commercial culture of cutflowers and potted plants. Specific information is given on environmental conditions, propagation methods, culture techniques, plant growthregulation, harvesting, grading, storage, packing and shipping. Morphological characteristics and culture conditions of nursery plants (annuals,perennials, shrubs, trees, climbers, bulbous plants). In Landscape Architecture topics will cover the collection of information, visual assessment,information analysis and information presentation. Design analysis: landscape type, factors affecting the design, factors affecting the functionand use of the landscape, budget, maintenance. Landscape design: Introduction to design, methodology, design principles. The course includeslectures and field practical’s.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition by Leonard J. Hopper ISBN: 978-1-118-27200-8

  2. Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design 1st Edition by Bradley Cantrell , Wes Michaels   ISBN-13: 978-0470403976 ISBN-10: 0470403977

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory