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Modern Landscape Design:1920 to Present


This history course surveys the development of landscape design from 1920 to the present. Students examine the work of major designers who have influenced the theoretical development of landscape architecture, including Dan Kiley, Lawrence Halprin, Peter Walker, Burle Marx and Luis Barragan. This course will include video and film presentations as well as a field trip to the Gropius House and other local sites. A research paper is required.

Credits 3 Credits
Prerequisites * None.
Co-Requisites None.


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email pce@the-bac.edu. For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email dmarch@the-bac.edu. If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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