DESN 104

History of Design

Course overview

You’ll conduct an international review of the historical relationship between design and culture. In particular, you’ll examine urban design history and its relevance to contemporary design and practice.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • restriction History of Design and Culture, LASC-210
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. Describe a range of important examples of international landscape, architectural and urban design.
  2. Explain the evolution of the relationship between architecture, landscape architecture and urban design.
  3. Interpret landscape and urban design concepts from different cultures, contexts and situations.
  4. Illustrate landscape and urban design concepts in the Aotearoa New Zealand context.

Course examiners

Jacky Bowring

Professor Jacky Bowring


School of Landscape Architecture