Semester: 5 / Winter
Lectures/Classes: 30 / 30 hours
Field of study: Landscape Architecture
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Contact person: dr inż. Monika Ziemiańska;
Short description: The aim of the subject Construction and Preservation Landscape Architecture Objects is to prepare the student to conduct investment in building and maintaining landscape architecture structures of different complexity. Legal, formal and practical actions connected with building and maintaining landscape architecture structures are discussed at the meetings (lectures, classes).
Full description: A substantial part of the lectures is devoted to discussing the documentation of landscape architecture structures and formal procedures connected with the construction of landscape architecture structures. Technical documentation of the works, the principles of quantity survey of the works. The technology and organisation of construction works, the rights and duties of construction process participants. The rules of keeping the construction logbook, the documentation for works acceptance. Preparation for earthworks, the technology of earthworks, land modelling, demarcating slopes, embankments, excavations. Protecting trees, shrubs and soil on the construction site. Preparatory works, salvage treatments, maintenance, documentation. Recommendations for the development of green areas. Performing gardening conservation works in historic garden sites. Reconstruction and adaptation of historic sites to new functions. The course of proceedings during construction for the structures listed in the register of monuments. Plant cultivation and fertilisation techniques.
Bibliography: 1. Urban J.: Up by roots. Healthy Soils and Trees In The Built Environment. ISA, Illinois USA, 2008; 2. Ustawa z 07.07.1994 r. prawo budowlane (Dz.U.94.89.414 z późn. zm.); 3. Ustawa z 16.04.2004 r. o ochronie przyrody (Dz.U.04.92.880 z późn. zm.); 4. Ziemiańska M., Suchocka M.: The planning and principles of tree protection in the investment process; Tree protection at the construction site. in Sustainable Development Applications Journal , No 4 s. 67-83, s. 11-25; Wydawnictwo Fundacji Sendzimira, Kraków, 2013; 5. Ziemiańska M., Dworniczak Ł.: Rozdział: 5. str. 165 – 193, Wydawnictwo Fundacja EKORozwoju; Kaliningrad, 2016; 6. Szulc A., Zielone miasto. Zieleń przy ulicach, Agencja Promocji Zieleni, Warszawa, 2013;
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: 1. The student knows selected laws, regulations and norms of designing structures of various categories. 2. The student knows the procedures of the design process and the construction of landscape architecture structures. 3. The student knows the principles of vegetation inventory and possesses the knowledge about selected specific topics related to the maintenance of greenery AK1-W03, AK1-W17, AK1-W22; Skills: 1. The student inventories basic landscape architecture structures. 2. The student, formulating a project task, is able to refer to other fields, different than landscape architecture, and is aware of their systemic relations. 3. The student prepares the design documentation in accordance with the formal requirements and presents it in the form of drawings and descriptions AK1-U03, AK1-U05, AK1-U10; Social competences: 1. The student is aware of the complexity of the issues of landscape architecture structures. 2. The student is aware of the complexity of the issues of the natural environment and the importance of the knowledge in landscape architecture AK1-K27, AK1-K23;
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Students with valid pass a written examination practice (8-10 questions, problems) in the session. The exam lasts 120 minutes. If the exam is not counted for the first time a student has the right to re-sit it orally or in writing. Valid pass: Evaluation of the work on the project (P.W.) and its acceptance, observation of work progress, awarding a credit for the individual task.

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