Garden Design Course

Garden Design Course


The objective of the course is to generate a body of knowledge of the basic criteria necessary for the design of landscapes including usability, function, measures, proportions, design concepts and moods related to everyday life, studies durability, material selection involving function, as well as aesthetic values. The course aims to: Introduce students to the basic elements of Garden design, its principles, visual aspects with their perception, design vocabulary and their application in interior design. It also familiarizes the students to the implementation of fundamental concepts and elements of Interior Design. – Providing the student with the main knowledge and the purposes, principles, elements, steps for practicing interior landscaping in Interior Design. Thus, equipping the students with the basic knowledge, skill and competence to Garden design.

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What does the course cover?

Topic 1
• Definition & purpose of landscape (garden design) in interior design
• Floor plans
• Introduction to Scales 1:50 and 1:20
• Relation between garden design and Interior Design
• Phases of design
• Site survey

Topic 2
• Design consultation & project brief
• Principles of garden design
• Garden design layout comparisons & configurations
• Moodboards and Plans

Topic 3
• Landscape components
• Hardscape
• Softscape
• Types of plants
• Plant drawing techniques
• Coloring guidelines

Topic 4
• Garden Styles
• Garden furniture materials
• Activity: Garden furniture materials
• Types of lighting
• Activity 2: Lighting Design

Topic 5
• Coloring guidelines and techniques
• Swimming Pool Design
• Shading Techniques
• Presentation Tips
• End of Course Test – Answers
• Student Project Presentations & Tutor Feedback


•October 5th  to November 2nd  Thursday (Except 19th) – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM

  • In Studio- 2500 AED



No prior entry requirements needed.


Scale ruler, tracing paper, graph paper, double sided tape, metal ruler, Stanley knife, scissors, glue, A4 white paper, A2 foam board

Internship & Work

Internships and the work placement program is only in conjunction with the Professional Practice Diploma. If you would like work placements it is recommended to take the higher Diploma.

  • Price :

    AED 2500

  • Start Date : 05-10-2023
  • Duration : 4 Week
  • Max Availability : 12
  • Difficulty : Beginner
  • Location : The Designers' Studio
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