Overview

Landscape architects design enhance our environment and surrounding spaces with fresh and new perspectives. It is a design discipline that is concerned with the quality of our spaces and the environmental surroundings. The Diploma in Landscape Architecture (DLA) course trains you to become a landscape designer who will be able to assist in transforming our world into a conducive, interactive, educational and experiential place. It involves the study of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes in the environment, and the responses needed to achieve the desired landscape (indoor/outdoor) space design.

 

Course Highlights

 

    • Dynamic, project-based learning that develops investigative, analytical and  
      open-minded thinking skills for application to landscape design
    • Personalised consultations with tutors in design studios
    • Three-month sturctured / enhanced internship programme with private  
      companies and key players like National Parks Board
    • Collaborative learning approach which allows you to learn about other  
      disciplines such as water technology and architecture
    • Exploring the use of Plant Palette as materials for Spatial Design Proposal
    • Simulation of Real Landscape Firm Operation / Processes-Client > Research >
      Design Proposal > Presentation > Documentation
    • Case studies & site visits as part of outdoor activities

 

 

 

 

OUR ALUMNI

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

 

 

Singapore Garden Society Scholarship / Sponsorship

BCA-Industry Scholarship / Sponsorship

School of Architecture and the Built Environment Scholarship

 

*Information is accurate as of 16th November 2017

 

ABETV  ABE Course Brochure

 

 

 

 

News & Announcements

DLA Visit to Gardens By the Bay – 13 Jan 2017

DLA toured the facilities and also learned about the installation and maintenance for the Splashpad water-play feature in the garden

DLA Visit to CPG and HDB – 13 Jan 2017

DLA final year students visited to CPG and HDB to interact with landscape professionals and raise their awareness of their future job scopes

DLA Visit to Dawson Estate - 8 Dec 2016

DLA Year 3 students were given a rare site show-round by our Advisory Committee Member Ms Tay Bee Choo, Deputy Director (Landscape Implementation Section) Housing Development Board on 18th October 2016

 

 

 

Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65) 6775 1133

 Fax: (65) 6772 1973

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