Course Description: This course is a specialized course of Environmental Art Design, helping students to develop capabilities required by landscape design, including completing required landscape designs as fast as possible, park and garden planning, landscape nodes and innovation consciousness etc. This course provides students withknowledge requiredby landscape design. Contents of this course include general layout of landscape planning, analysis diagram of relations among landscape functions, analysis diagram of road traffic, reminding diagram of furnishing, reminding diagram for designs of auxiliary facilities, effect pictures, reminding diagram of plant design and descriptions of design etc. This course aims to help students to combine theory with practice, to improve and deepen their understandings of basic process, approaches and concepts of landscape design, to get involved into social practice and to strengthen exercises of practical skills. This course also tries to help students to be better prepared for studies of subsequent landscape design course and graduation designs, as well as to cultivate abilities in making rapid responses in landscape design jobs. At the earlier stage, this course combines theory lectures and case studies, integratesblackboard-writing and modern lecturing tools such as computers and projectors, providing vivid lectures on relevant theories in depth for students in a straight-forward method.At later stage, this course integrates students’ design and teachers’ guidance to provide prompt, fast and effective teacher-student communication, helping to achieve ideal design outcomes quickly.