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

DLA Collaboration with URA - 27 Sept 16

34 DLA Final Year students collaborated with URA for their Final Year Project at Spottiswoode Park

Landscape Design Challenge 2016 - 23 Aug 2016

Students from DLA wins 2 of 3 prizes in the Landscape Design Challenge 2016

 

 

 

Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65) 6775 1133

 Fax: (65) 6772 1973

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