Who should take this course:
- Landscape designers and architects
- Land planners
- Anybody tired of drafting by hand!
- Conventional presentation documents including a full set of 2-dimensional landscape plans
- Computer-based presentations, slide shows and animations
- Integration with imported design components, including base maps and construction elements
- 3-dimensional landscape modeling
- Terrain modeling
- Integration with Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
- Integration with Google maps
Required Software: Information regarding purchasing course software will be provided in the first course lesson.
You must have a desktop or laptop computer that meets the hardware and software requirements of the Sketchup Studio program. It will not be possible to complete the assignments on a tablet, phone or similar hand held devices. Please review the technology tab above to learn more.
Time Requirement: Participants should expect to set aside a miminum of 10 - 12 hours each week to focus on assignments.
Course Schedule: Gaia College recommends participants registered in Gaia College courses take no more than 2 courses per semester. For those participants wishing to take more than 2 courses, please contact Gaia College.
Note: This course is only offered online and is a prerequisite for Ecological Landscape Design-ONLINE.
Part of the Gaia College/Royal Roads University Diploma in Organic Land Care.
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