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Objective: Given all equipment, plants and accessories and a client developed scenario, create a garden space. Upon completion, the garden space will be evaluated by your facilitator against the client’s criteria and the principles of design rubric. The instructor will walk through your project for the evaluation. The Principles of Design Beginning Developing Accomplished Score 0 2 5 1. Enclosure - A Enclosures are Although not used Enclosure gives the garden a sense of permanence it garden room defined by not used in this to the extent unifies house and garden into a cohesive whole, creating borders of various project possible in the a virtually continuous living area. The enclosures set the materials. project, attempts at stage for a variety of moods and experiences. Enclosures using enclosures add a sense of security and comfort by providing familiar are apparent. structures: walls, floors, doorways and ceilings. Enclosures establish order by creating manageable sized spaces. 0 2 5 2. Shape and Form Could not easily Although not used Shapes have symbolic meanings. Shapes used to convey - The contour and identify the to the extent "personality" creating a mood or feeling. The arrangement three-dimensional projects use of possible in the of shapes in relation to one another used to define the qualities of individual shape or form. project, attempts at plants or groups of using shape and styles. plants in the garden, as form are apparent well as the outline of a garden room itself. 0 2 5 3. Framing the Framing not used Although not used Framing draws attention to an object or scene. Framing View - Directing or not easily to the extent opens a sight line to the desired subject and screens out attention to an object identified in the possible in the surrounding distractions. Windows and doorways inside or view by screening project. project, attempts at the house are used as frames for outside views. out surrounding framing the view are apparent distractions while creating a visually balanced and organized composition. 0 2 5 There is no Although the entry Entrance serves as prelude to what lies beyond. Entrance 4. Entry - A defined obvious entry is obvious, it does provides symbolic sign of welcome. Garden entrance point of entrance into a point to the not match the reflects the home's architectural style. Entrance serves as garden enclosure. project. architectural style directional guides and transitional points from one area to of the home or does the next. not “welcome” visitors. 5. Focal Point - 0 2 5 Positioning an object to draw the eye and to Focal points are Focal points lack Focal points visually organize the area. create a feature of not easily overall organization attention. recognizable. 0 2 5 Little effective Although the use of Structures provide a sense of enclosure, screen views, 6. Structures - A use of structure structure is and provide a center of visual interest. Structures variety of constructed in the project obvious, some represent an anchoring element, a firm point from which features within the opportunities to we can begin to absorb the richness and diversity of the garden. maximize its use entire space. Structures articulate the transition between have been the house and garden. overlooked. 7. Color - 0 2 5 Orchestrating the color The color palette A color palette has A green framework holds the garden together and serves palette in the garden appears non been developed but as a background for other colors. Colors create moods through the selection existent or not fully utilized and illusions. Used no more than one color theme for random each garden room. Greens and grays are used as and arrangement of harmonizers between contrasting colors. The garden's plants and objects. color scheme matches the house and other predominant features. 8. Texture, Pattern 0 2 5 and Rhythm - Using The use of The use of texture Texture, pattern, and rhythm are used to add layers of surface characteristics, texture pattern pattern and rhythm richness and interest to the garden. Contrasting surface recognizable motifs, and rhythm is is apparent but characteristics of plants and materials utilized to heighten and the cadence unrecognizable underutilized in this the visual impact in the garden rooms. Repeating motifs created by the spacing project create a feeling of continuum within a garden room and of objects as elements give harmony to the design. The cadence created when of design. three or more objects are equally spaced in an obvious pattern implies rhythm, order and dependability. 0 2 5 9. Abundance - An Planting is sparse Abundance is Abundance is contained to the point where it is not a ample to overflowing overused creating a distraction. A few "workhorse plants" are used generously quality created by the distraction to establish abundance without excess. Staggered bloom generous use of plants times used to extend the impact of the display while and materials. maximizing the use of the bed space. 0 2 5 10. Whimsy - No use of The use of whimsy Humor used in the garden to add enjoyment to the Elements of whimsy found is apparent but outdoor experience. Themes of whimsy running through lighthearted fancy. opportunities to the garden used to add harmony, wit and surprise. maximize it’s use may have been overlooked. 0 2 5 11. Mystery - Piquing a sense of Little or no sense Visitors just begin Intriguing paths invite exploration. Various devices used curiosity, excitement of mystery or to have their in the garden room to play on the senses-sound, sight, and occasionally curiosity interest piqued. smells or touch-stimulating emotional responses. apprehension through developed in More depth of visitors mystery would add the garden's design. interest to the garden 0 2 5 12. Time - Various No connection Time period Garden styles reflect era of design. Features are garden styles between age or elements are used consistent with the age of the house and surroundings. representing certain period of home but in some cases a Wise use of choice materials. ages of design. with garden bit inconsistent. 0 2 5 13. Hardiness Hardiness zones Hardiness zones Hardiness zones of each planting accounted for Zones not accounted accounted for for inconsistently 0 2 5 14. Budget Available budget Some cost overruns Budget was meticulously adhered doing design, any not considered to encountered adjusts required were discussed and agreed upon in design advance with client (instructor) 0 5 30 15. Client Criteria Did not account Accounted for client Customer criteria was met, customer was satisfied with all for client criteria criteria work inconsistently TOTAL COMMENTS /100 Customer Scenario One: Bob Johnson lives in Eastern Washington and would like a new garden in his back yard. He describes a place where he can sit and have his coffee in the morning and have friends over for a BBQ on weekends. He is on a pretty tight budget, about $5000. Although he likes colorful plants, he would like to utilize the garden on nice winter days and doesn’t want it to turn into a bunch of dead weeds when the weather turns.
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