Landscape architecture is a vital field dealing with a broad range of complex and far-reaching issues. UC Berkeley Extension's courses in landscape architecture enable you to develop a diverse array of skills and aim to reflect the current professional practice. Our courses encourage individual creativity and expression while emphasizing the practical applications of design solutions. Specifically, our landscape architecture courses are designed to develop aesthetic sensitivity and environmental awareness, a thorough knowledge of historical precedent and a definable methodology. For the professional credential you need and the supportive atmosphere of professional and artistic growth you want, there's no better place than UC Berkeley Extension.
Learn basic methodologies for landscape preservation through the lens of natural and cultural resource management. Learn more.
Get an orientation to landscape architecture as an environmental-design profession. Learn more.
Build on your basic photographic skills, and learn the art of plant, garden and landscape photography for personal or professional use. Learn more.
Learn to recognize the approximately 125 species of trees, shrubs and ground covers commonly used in landscaping in Northern California. Learn more.
LASER: Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (EDP 055392)
The LASER series, chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi, is a local forum for art and science
projects that are creative, original and interdisciplinary in nature. Each evening program features
a medley of four artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors and scholars who are
working on projects that expand existing paradigms.
Dates and Times: Wednesdays, June 5 and Aug. 7, 6:30–8:30 pm
Location: Berkeley Campus
Moderated by author Piero Scaruffi—with individual presentations and a panel discussion by distinguished Bay Area practitioners in art and design—this event ranges across the contemporary art and design field to underscore the importance of creativity for business, technology and the way that people live.
Date and Time: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7–8:30 pm
Location: San Francisco: Art and Design Center
View examples of student and instructor artwork and class projects in Extension's Art and Design program areas. Go to gallery.
Landscape Architecture (EDP 022186)
The Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture offers a preprofessional curriculum focused on the numerous and varied opportunities that exist in the landscape architecture profession. Learn more.
Cultural Landscape Preservation and Management (EDP 022509)
Get education and training in the preservation and management of cultural landscapes—places that include historic, cultural and natural resources associated with an important historic event, activity, person or group of people. Learn more.
Learn more about Extension—without making a commitment. Come to a free, no-obligation information session to discover how we can help you achieve your goals. Learn more about courses and programs, meet other prospective students, talk to instructors and staff and ask questions.
Enroll in a free information session, or call (510) 642-4111 to reserve your space.
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