DESN 301

Design Theory

Course overview

You’ll look at the whole journey you take as a designer, exploring the links between a range of design theories and how these are expressed in design.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • restriction Design Theory, LASC-310



  • Landscape and Culture, LASC-218

Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $1,071.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Identify connections between design theory and design exemplars
  2. Analyse examples of designed landscapes across a range of theories
  3. Contrast models of design process
  4. Relate Māori cultural values to the practice of landscape architecture 

Course examiners

Jacky Bowring

Professor Jacky Bowring


School of Landscape Architecture