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New! History of Landscape Architecture – Remote with In-Person Field Trip

This course is part of our New Expanded! Historic Preservation Certificate but can be taken independently.

New! History of Landscape Architecture – Remote with In-Person Field Trip
Adults: Ages 18+

This course will explore the complex relationship between culture and nature through a historic survey of humans’ intentional manipulation of the landscape. The class lectures will follow a roughly chronological structure tracing the evolution of landscape design from the public open spaces of ancient cities, private gardens of the Renaissance, through the large parks of the City Beautiful Movements. A significant segment of the syllabus will focus on human responses to the industrialized and post-industrial urban environments. The cultural knowledge and analytical tools gained through the course will provide a solid foundation for future academic endeavors in design disciplines and enrich students’ real-world experience of the natural and the built environments. These class sessions will be over 14 weeks for a total of 28 hours and will be taught online using Zoom via Blackboard platform. Instructor-Susan Jainchill.
Remote, 12 Wed., Sept. 14-Dec. 14 (skip 11/2 & 11/23), 7:00-9:00 pm.
In-person Trip (TBD), 1 Sun., Oct. 30, 10:00 am-2:00 pm. 
CE-HIST 2161PE, Independent option, $428

To register call 914-606-7300 or email peekskill@sunywcc.edu  

Event Location and Ticket Information

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

Presenter: Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill Extension
Presenter Phone: 914-606-7300
Presenter Website: www.sunywcc.edu/peekskill