|| RS21910 |
|| LANDSCAPE ASSESSMENT |
|| 2001/2002 |
|| Mrs Jill Bullen Hulse |
|| Semester 1 |
|| Assignment || || 100% |
Syllabus / Curriculum design
The module will develop student's knowledge of the subject area through a variety of lectures, practicals, visits and seminars. Class participation is an important component in order to develop discussions and the exchange of ideas. The development of transferable skills is encouraged, and in particular teamwork skills and problem solving.
The broad areas that are covered are: Components of a landscape assessment, visual impact assessment, practical case study; classification and evaluation of a landscape; management and protection of historic landscapes.
Aims of the module
The module examines a range of techniques for assessing, evaluating and managing British landscapes. Emphasis is put on student participation, in order for a critical approach to be developed in addition to practical management skills.
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
i) evaluate different methodologies in landscape assessment
ii) demonstrate practical and applied skills in assessing landscapes
iii) apply these skills to the planning and management of landscapes
iv) identify means of protecting/managing landscapes
Cambridge Landscape Guidelines. Cambridgeshire CC
Protected Landscapes: where next?. National PArks Conference Report, Countryside Commission
Landscape assessment guidance. Countryside Commission CCP423
Guidelines for landscape and visual impact assessment. IES and LI
Landscpae assessment: principles and practice. Land Use Consultants