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AGH 159 - Landscape Graphics

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course is an introduction to landscape graphics and the associated drafting equipment and materials.
Competencies
  1. Examine the role of presentation graphics in the landscape design process
    1. Identify key features of presentation graphics
    2. Explain the purpose of section drawings
  2. Operate drafting equipment effectively.
    1. Use appropriate drawing tools for a given graphic
    2. Select appropriate templates for a given graphic
    3. Use a protractor, architect’s scale and engineer’s scale
  3. Calculate measurment conversions
    1. Convert measurements from an architect’s scale
    2. Convert measurements from an engineer’s scale
  4. Demonstrate proper lettering for landscape presentation graphics
    1. Produce consistent lettering
    2. Select appropriate placement of lettering
    3. Generate graphics with proper line quality and weight
  5. Develop suitable graphics for plant materials
    1. Draw appropriate graphics for individual woody plants
    2. Produce appropriate graphics for herbaceous plant materials
    3. Generate graphics with proper line quality and weight
  6. Create suitable graphic symbols for non plant materials.
    1. Produce proper graphics for structures
    2. Demonstrate appropriate graphics for water, paving and other non plant materials
  7. Design a plan drawing
    1. Draw border and title block
    2. Label symbols on plan drawing
    3. Create a plant list for a plan drawing
  8. Draw color graphics
    1. Determine appropriate texture and shading for landscape graphics
    2. Apply suitable color to landscape graphics
  9. Create a completed black-line copy of plan drawing from a given set of information
    1. Draw border and title block
    2. Label symbols on plan drawing
    3. Create a plant list for a plan drawing



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