Designing the Garden Layout



Part 1: Students will use their existing conditions drawings and site conditions such as surface water, solar, wind, electricity, plumbing, landscape, and structure to generating a concept.

Part 2: Creating diagrams for the systems present in the conceptual design.

Part 3: Generating plans to convey the idea of the project. These will include 3D drawings, plan views, elevations, and details.

Lesson Time

Instructional Time Required
18 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Design
Grade Levels
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Student Objectives / Goals


California's 2008 CTE Standards (7)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to apply the steps in the design process.
  • Students will be able to do material cost studies.
  • Students will be able to calculate material quantities.
  • Students will be able to use a variety of sketching techniques to convey their design ideas.
  • Students will be able to generate plan views, elevations, and 3D models to communicate their design ideas.

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