By the end of this course, students will be able to:
Identify and model site development program requirements and their inter relationships for a given design situation;
Analyze site specific and contextual conditions within and surrounding subject site(s) that includes: collecting and managing appropriate data, and analyzing/modeling potential development opportunities/constraints as related to various program elements, their relationships, and other site planning and design considerations;
Design and evaluate alternative general development plans considerate of public health, safety, and well being including but not limited to: program functionality; environmental and cultural conditions; sustainable design practices, and implementation (grading, drainage, storm water management, planting and landscape dynamics);
Refine and test site planning and design ideas at higher levels of resolution;
Deliver competent verbal and graphic presentations (including computer modeling/rendering, hand drawing, and physical models) that effectively communicate one’s ideas; and
Receive and deliver constructive criticism from and to peers, faculty, practitioners, and other constituents.