INTRODUCTION OF LANDSCAPING AND ITS ROLE

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1) What is Landscaping?

  • Activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land
  • Improves the aesthetic appearance of the area by Changing its contours, adding ornamental features or planting trees and shrubs
  • Landscaping is to preserve or create a pleasing site character by bringing all the elements of landscape or its part in to harmony
  • It enhances entrance and open space around the building

2) Landscaping for Small residential

LANDSCAPING FOR SMALL RESIDENTIAL
  • Water body, Lawn, Sit out Space, Hedges along road, Terrace garden, Hill in background, Plants in Garden, Trees to provide shade, facility for sports

3) Landscaping for Institutional building

LANDSCAPING FOR INSTITUTIONAL BUILDING
  • Primary school with Trees, Plants, Lawns, pathway facility, Play area etc.

4) Landscaping for commercial building

LANDSCAPING FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDING
  • Defined path with hedges on Sides, performance area, Sitting area with Street furniture, Fountains, pool area

5) Types of landscape

  • Natural Landscape
  • Man-made Landscape

i) Elements of Natural Landscape

  • Landform- Mountains, Hills, caves
  • Water- Sea, River, Water fall, Lake
  • Vegetation- Forests
ELEMENTS OF NATURAL LANDSCAPE

ii) Elements of Man- Made Landscape

  • Landform- Mounds, Hills
  • Water- Lakes, Ponds, Fountain
  • Vegetation- Trees and plants
  • Artificial lights
ELEMENTS OF MAN MADE LANDSCAPE

6) Role of landscape in built environment

  • It supports the health of the human being by encouraging outdoor physical activity and an antidote to stress
  • Offers Aesthetic enjoyment, Escapism (Avoidance from Unpleasant and boring reality of site)
  • It gives a sense of belongings to the area with a distinct natural and cultural identity
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT
  • It provides cooling in summers by shading the walls and evaporative cooling
  • Reduction in chances of entry of dust to interior of building
  • Sun rays allowed to hit the exterior walls during winters
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT ONE
  • Decrease of runoff beneficial for ecological sustainability
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT TWO
  • It acts as barrier to noise from outdoors
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT THREE
  • Acts as screen to provide privacy
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT FOUR
  • Path articulation
  • Interest creation in long pathways
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT FIVE
  • Background to the building
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT SIX
  • Ground space definition – By planting the tree along property line defines the particular space
ROLE OF LANDSCAPE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT SEVEN

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