CONSTRUCTION AND PRESERVATION LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OBJECTS II - TREES PROTECTION

Course ID: IAK-SE>BPOAK2
Course title: CONSTRUCTION AND PRESERVATION LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OBJECTS II - TREES PROTECTION
Semester: 6 / Spring
ECTS: 2
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 15 hours
Field of study: Landscape Architecture
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites:
Contact person: dr inż. Kamila Adamczyk-Mucha; kamila.adamczyk-mucha@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: The aim of the subject Construction and Preservation Landscape Architecture Objects (II) is to prepare the student to conduct investment in building and maintaining landscape architecture structures of different complexity. The course discusses maintenance reports concerning e.g. greenery maintenance, the development, modelling, conservation and protection of urban green areas; threats, and legal and organisational measures.
Full description: A substantial part of the lectures is composed of the issues arising from investment supervision over the executed works during the construction and maintenance of landscape architecture structures. Replanting trees, the preparatory process and acclimatisation, tree replanting methods. Irrigation and drainage systems in landscape architecture. Developing green areas in open landscape. Plant protection against pests and diseases. The legal basis of using plant protection measures; using, packaging and trading plant protection products, the maintenance of trees. The diagnosis of crown and trunk damage, damage prevention within the roots and trunk.
Bibliography: 1. Mattheck c., Breloer H., 1994, Field guide for Visual Tree Assessment (VTA), Arboriculture Jurnal 1994, Vol. 18, 1-23s., Great Britain; 2. Siewniak M., Kusche D., 1994, Baum pflege heute, Berlin, 3. Ziemiańska M., Suchocka M.: 2013, The planning and principles of tree protection in the investment process; Tree protection at the construction site. in Sustainable Development Applications Journal 2013 Nr 4 s. 67-83, s. 11-25 4. Raszka B., Zienkiewicz A., Kalbarczyk R., Kalbarczyk E. 2014. Revitalization of urban courtyards in Wrocław (southwestern Poland). Polish Journal of Natural Sciences 29(3): 225-237. 5. Urban J.: Up by roots. Healthy Soils and Trees In The Built Environment. ISA, Illinois USA, 2008;
Learning outcomes: Knowledge: 1. The student possesses the knowledge about selected specific topics related to greenery maintenance. 2. The student knows the rules of vegetation inventory. 3. The student has the knowledge about selected specific topics related to gardening engineering AK1-W26, AK1-W22, AK1-W27; Skills: 1. The student practically determines the needs and guidelines concerning the design and construction works of various specialist branches for landscape architecture structures. 2. The student, during the works on the development of green areas, is able to use more specialised knowledge about selected issues of greenery maintenance AK1-U23, AK1-U30; 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 (6-8 problems) in the session. The exam lasts 60 minutes. If the exam is not counted for the first time a student has the right to re-sit it orally or in writing.

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