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Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

In order to study about Landscape architecture, we need to gain certain knowledge about the terms used in it.

Landscape:- Something which is natural, beautiful, which surrounds us. In short we can say that Landscape is something which we appreciate.

Design:- It is defined as organisation of few components in an orderly manner.

Landscape Architecture:- It is not only organisation of components but creating relationship between the building and surrouding. Functions of a space can be different so we need to modify and organize natural and man-made components to create functional spaces.

  • As an architect, we have a responsibility to plan something good for human kind and also ensure about the health and safety.
  • Due to global warming, heat content has raised to a large extent and so we have to depend on the mechanical devices to lower the heat.

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  • This problem can be solved by adopting good landscaping techniques. Landscape can create a cooler microclimate.
  • As a profession, it is very relevant in present era. Big projects are engaging architects and planners just for landscaping.

Check for landscape design elements at – http://www.archistudent.net/2009/02/landscape-design-elements/

Ar. Guneet Singh Khurana is a visionary architect, author, educator and currently working in Design Arch as Principal Architect. He holds degree Bachelor's in Architecture from Department of Architecture, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. His creative approach and interest in designing inspired him to pursue future in field of architecture. He has over five years of extensive experience in the field of architecture and urban design. He is the founder of Archistudent.net (a resource portal, founded in June 2008, dedicated to providing information and knowledge to the growing community of architecture, interior design, landscape and planning). He is recipient of the PAFE Award for excellence in the field of Environment friendly architecture and University Scholarship for excellence in academics.

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