|Michael Payton is a landscape designer with more than 5 years of experience in planning with a background in horticulture, research, and green infrastructure. Michael is currently working on several public works projects with agencies including the Battery Park City Authority, the NYC Department of Transportation, the NYC Department of Design and Construction, and the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.|
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Turning a vision into a plan is the designer's first challenge. Learn how to analyze existing landscapes and formulate the programmatic and functional requirements of a design project. Translate these into schematic design solutions. Take part in class discussions and critiques, and present p more...
Learn how to apply basic design concepts in order to design solutions to site- specific problems. Start with a conceptual design, then progress through the schematic phase, leading to a preliminary design solution. Examine the relationships of landscape elements and materials to the design process more...