تصميم تنسيق الحدائق

INTRODUCTION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS

The course will introduce basic landscape design concepts to architects and other design professionals. Participants will learn the basics of planting design and plant selection with a focus on water conservation and xeriscape principles. Topics covered will include site-specific design, landscape detailing and specifications, and the production of planting plans. The course will also introduce the elements of the wider Jordanian native landscape and concepts of urban ecology.

 

Lara Zureikat

Lara Zureikat is one of the leading designers in the field of landscape architecture in Jordan and is the associate director for the Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE) in Amman. Lara’s work at CSBE has focused on the design of native, water-conserving landscapes. She designed the first model water-conserving park for the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts and led an extensive public resource and publication program promoting the use of drought-tolerant flora in landscape design. Lara has also collaborated with local and international architecture firms on notable institutional and urban projects, such as Palestinian Museum Hub in Bir Zeit, the Rainbow Street Regeneration Project, and the Amman Master Plan, and the Dead Sea Development Zone Corniche District.

Lara’s work is rooted in connection to place and the integration of natural processes to create relevant and a sustainable landscapes. Lara holds a Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) from the University of Notre Dame.

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