LA 3160

LA 3160

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site engineering and its relationship to best environmental practices. Lectures and short vignettes are provided to students and "worked-through" within the class period. These projects deal with site grading, earthwork estimating; storm water management, site layout, and essential associated professional skills.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Intended for: Landscape Architecture majors.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Identify landforms and understand the three-dimensional qualities of landscape and how those qualities directly affect the designs that you create.
  • Understand the correct terminology, concepts and conventions used by Engineers, Landscape Architects and Contractors to achieve the desired built outcomes.
  • Prepare basic site grading plans to enhance their designs.
  • Complete calculations related to soil estimation and storm-water management.
  • Layout a landscape design on site.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 6160

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1083 LA 3160   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1970 LA 3160   DIS 201

    • TR Kennedy Hall 461
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Aymer, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person