Cultural Landscape Design

Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk
Faculty of Architecture and Design
full-time first cycle degree,
full-time second cycle degree

Students of the first cycle Cultural Landscape Design course obtain the elementary knowledge concerning: the architectural and urban development structures of cities, contemporary and historical urban interiors, landscaping, making inventories and restoring (regenerating) historical monuments, visual identity in the public space, design consistent with the idea of protecting cultural identity and about the applied arts. The required range of skills for graduates includes the ability to operationally use the latest 3-D design and digital visualisation computer software, know the basic principles of prototyping, creating 3-D models and documenting designs in a way that is consistent with the principles of technical notation. The study of design is complemented by learning technical skills in painting, sculpture and drawing to enable the recording of creative concepts. Graduates are prepared for work in interdisciplinary project teams, can systematise and integrate their experience in visual arts, liberal arts and technical sciences in order to take practical advantage of them in their professional work. Graduates can find employment in the following areas: architectural studios, local government and public administration institutions which deal with spatial order, heritage conservation and environmental protection offices, landscaping and visual identity service companies. The second cycle course offers the means to broaden one’s professional education in an executive and managerial capacity and prepare for work in design studios, freelancing or starting up one’s own business, working as a consultant and/or co-ordinator of processes where landscaping in a cultural contexts is a key element.


Wydział Architektury i Wzornictwa ASP w Gdańsku
80-836 Gdańsk, Targ Węglowy 6
tel. 58 301 28 01 w. 71