Career Discovery in Landscape Architecture

Course Code: HS-CDLA 2018

Faculty of:

Managed by: Division of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture

Level-of-study: Age: 16-18

Course Period: July 16, 2018 to July 27, 2018

Course Fee: HKD 13,600

Residential fee:


Deadline for Application:

  • Non-local Applicants:  March 16, 2018
  • Local Applicants:          May 31, 2018


Type of Programme: Non-credit-bearing course

Area of Interest: Landscape Architecture

Managed by:  Division of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Architecture


  • Students:       Local; Non-local
  • Age:                 16-18
  • Study Level:  Secondary School students

Course Description:

Catering for a growing interest in how ecology and the natural forces interact with the built environment, this program aims to introduce how ecological parameters can be implemented in design strategies. Students will participate in workshops and lectures about sustainability, planting design, cultural landscape, and how ecological processes/ operations inspire the design of landscape spaces. There will also be field trips to key landscape projects and professional landscape design offices in Hong Kong.

Course Outline:

This summer programme offers the following learning activities –

  1. Landscape Architectural Design Studio
  2. Lectures in visual arts, sustainability, cultural landscape, ecological processes and operations
  3. Workshops in sketching, technical drawing, model-making, planting, hands-on landscape design installation, and portfolio-making
  4. Field trips to key landscape projects in Hong Kong
  5. Tours to landscape design offices in Hong Kong
  6. Exhibition of design studio works

Course Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 17:00

Course Instructor:

Vincci Mak

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