Selection task requirements
You are required to provide the following:
• An applicant statement outlining how you intend to use your current skills and capabilities and / or past experience/s to support your joining of the landscape architectural design community. Your skills, capabilities and experiences may be drawn from previous study including secondary school or from life, work, volunteer experience or a combination. (maximum 250 words).
• A landscape design ideas exercise. For this exercise you are required to identify a landscape site which is of interest to you and respond to it by presenting ideas and visions for its future.
o Your design ideas may be informed by existing conditions and/or opportunities you identify within or around the landscape site. Alternatively, you can engage with current or recurring issues facing society or the built environment as a way of expressing your ideas about design.
o Take or obtain a photograph of this landscape site and print at A4 (you may choose to then mount this image on an A3 sheet) o Using black pens and or pencils, draw over this image to suggest how you might change this landscape. If you have mounted the original image on A3 you may use the margins also for drawing on. Please note that we are looking for your landscape design ideas, not your drawing skills.
o Scan your image to make one PDF in either A4 or A3 size.
• Design ideas exercise questions. You will be required to submit responses to the following questions in relation to your design ideas exercise.
o Who is this landscape for?
o What issue does this landscape idea address?
o How have your design ideas been informed by opportunities you identify within or around the landscape site?
o What materials will be required in this idea?
o How does your idea engage with current or recurring issues facing society or the built environment?
o Maximum 100 words per question.