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History of Landscape Architecture 

ARCH 072


West Valley College, Saratoga, California


If you are new to landscape architecture, this is a great place to start. Consider this course your
introduction to the field, where we will understand how landscape architecture became a profession,
and how the profession excelled into modern eras. In learning about the people, places they created, and what were the influences of their time, we will begin to understand the vocabulary commonly associated with landscape design. This will help you communicate your design ideas and provide a reference point for influences. Even if you are not sure you want to pursue a career in landscape architecture, this course will help with that decision making process…in a fun and creative way.

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