Garden Design Course

Garden Design Course


The objective of the Garden Design Course is to give students a solid grounding on the basic criteria 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 Garden Design Course will introduce students to the elements of garden landscaping, and teach them the principles, visual aspects and perception, design vocabulary and their application in interior design. It will also familiarize 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.

  • 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

  • Dates

    •June  20th  to  July 11th Thursday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM

  • Cost

    • In Studio- 2500 AED


  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements

    No prior entry requirements needed.

  • Materials

    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.