Landscape Architecture taster session

This taster session is suitable for students with an interest in studying Landscape Architecture at university.

Drawing in landscape architecture

How to analyse and draw a landscape

During this interactive session we will be introducing some simple drawing techniques used by landscape architects. Using a landscape you can see from your window - this may be your garden, a neighbours garden, the street - we want you to start considering how it is structured and what defines the space. The session lead will then demonstrate how drawing a ‘section’ of the garden enables you to explore and present how the garden spaces are defined by different landscape elements; trees, walls, hedges etc. This exercise will enable participants to begin considering how landscape spaces and their different characters are shaped and how to communicate these differences through their drawings.  

When: Tuesday 10 May 2022, 4.20pm - 5.30pm

Age group: Year 12 and Year 13

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Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.


Please note, this is an approximate schedule and is subject to change.

Time  Activity
4.20pm Log in and get comfortable
4.30pm Introduction to Landscape Architecture at Sheffield
4.40pm Overview and demonstration of the session activity
4.55pm Participant drawing time (with guidance)
5.15pm Wrap up discussion, questions and invitation to future Open Days
5.30pm Finish

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