Rock Gardens and Street Furniture | Elements of Landscape Architecture

As we have already discussed the “What Landscape Architecture is?” and the “Importance of Landscape Architecture“, we will directly move on to our main topic of discussion on the Elements of Landscape Architecture….

In this article, we are going to list out various landscape elements and discuss Rock Gardens and Street Furniture in detail.

Chandigarh's Rock Garden
Chandigarh's Rock Garden

Here are some of the elements of Landscape Design:

Natural Elements

Artificial Elements

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Garden Design Elements | Landform

Study of the landform helps facilitates site planning. Shape of the ground, provision for circulation and vertical elements of planting and enclosure are important factors to be considered in landscape design.

Garden design is a major part of landscape Architecture. Study of the landform helps facilitates site planning and landscape design. Topography and slopes determine framing, screening of views, plant growth with which the former is achieved; siting of built surfaces and artifacts in landscape. However, the topography and the associated slopes when based on geology and soil characteristics assist in economic and sustainable landscape design.

Castle lake garden | Garden design
Castle lake garden | Garden design

All of landscape design ultimately depends on soil and water retention. At large or small scale, the shape of the earth indicates geological forces at work or of modern landuse, hints at the work of our ancestors or of ancient people.

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