History of gardens

lbarc2147  2017-2018  Bruxelles Saint-Gilles

History of gardens
3 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Language
French
Main themes
Introduction the art of garden design, adaptation to the site, layout, strategy of how the garden unfolds.
The constants are:
  • what can be made of height, aspect, views
  • control of the hydraulics
  • working with boundaries and links
  • use of perspective and colour
  • visual and/or real pathways
  • architecture of plants
  • symbolic repertoire.
The period covered stretches from the 1st to the 20th century:
Gardens from Antiquity, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, classical, landscape or romantic, historic and contemporary gardens.
Bibliography
ALLAIN Y.-M., CHRISTIANY J. L'art des jardins en Europe, de l'évolution des idées et des savoir-faire, Citadelles & Mazenod, Tours, 2006
BENETIERE M.-H., Principes d'analyse scientifique, Jardin, vocabulaire typologique et technique, Editions du Patrimoine, Paris, 2000
KLUCKERT Ehrenfried, Parcs et jardins en Europe de l'antiquité à nos jours, Könemann, Cologne, 2000
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Architecture (Bruxelles)
3

Master [120] in Architecture (Tournai)
3