Master in Garden Design - Catania edition

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Scheduled dates
The course, in pictures.

What you will learn

  • Botany and landscape ecology
  • Recognition of botanical and tree species
  • Classification of ornamental species
  • History of the garden
  • How to choose plants for nursery
  • Urban green
  • Sensory elements use
  • Creative workshop with implantation project

Course program

Botany and landscape ecology
Plant anatomy
Plant physiognomy
Knowledge of botanical and arboreal species
Dimensions, foliage, colors, transparencies, full and empty
Leaf, stem and thorns
Vascular plants
Biological form
Classification of ornamental species
Notes on the main ornamental tree species
Annual, biennial and perennial herbaceous ornamental plants
Use of ornamental plants
Social function of ornamental plants
History of the garden
The art of gardens - Historical notes
The medieval garden
The fifteenth-century garden
The Renaissance garden
The court gardens of the seventeenth century
Notes on the Chinese and Japanese garden
The landscaped garden
Great park and garden
XX century
Contemporary landscaper
Drawing exercises
How to choose plants for nursery
The nursery material
Material classification
Morphological analysis of the material
Visits to historic parks and nurseries
Ground characteristics
Ground components
Physico-mechanical properties
Motion of water in the saturated and unsaturated porous medium
Urban green
Urban forest
Terraces design and roof gardens
Artificial solution of green areas
Urban green areas analysis and classification of
Urban green functions
Urban green regulations
Private and public green
Creative workshop with project
Sensory elements use
Seasonal chromatisms of colour

Main Project Partner

Phases of the route

Preliminary lessons: teaching material

Catania: 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23 Luglio 2021 (In modalità online dalle 14.00 alle 18.00)
20 to 25 September 2021 (In attendance)

Project work

Internship phase: 300-hour in a partner companies

Max. participants: 18

How to apply

Fill out the information request form and we will contact you within a few days. In the selection of candidates the scholastic CV, work experience and motivational letter will be considered. It is possible and advisable to send a portfolio of previous works. The examining commission, considering these elements, will communicate the result of the selection and the admission to the Course.


Possibility of financing for the registration fee;

Professional orientation meeting during the classroom phase;

Video CV creation during the full-immersion;

Revision and update of the CV;

Reports of accommodation facilities, in areas adjacent to the classroom.

Italian Design Institute is a partner of Materially

IDI students will have access to Materially for 1 year.
Materially is the largest categorised archive of 7000 innovative and sustainable materials and production processes in the world.
Each month the Library is enriched with 40 new materials and technologies selected by an international, interdisciplinary jury of experts.

Training course

The objective of the Master in Garden Design is to consolidate the technical and artistic skills of the student in the design of gardens, parks and green areasto learn to create harmonious and fascinating compositions and to insert them in a living and natural context.Integration with the landscape is in fact an essential principle in green design, which must aim at a perfect fusion between nature and the work of man. Each of the decorative elements needed to complete the project must aim to achieve the necessary balance between the vitality of the vegetation and the art of human intervention.

The design phase of this master in garden design is based on the integration between the environment and the needs of the client, between functionality and design choices. All this is essential to find effective and appropriate solutions, able to shape the landscape with elegance and with constant attention to the relationship between tradition and new trends. 


Course pictures

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Company data

Sviluppo Europa s.r.l.
Via Albricci, 9 - 20122 Milan
P.I. 10282190965
unique code: M5UXCR1
[email protected]

Province Register Office. chamber of commerce Milan Monza Brianza Lodi
Fiscal Code is the VAT number
REA number MI-2519496
Share Capital 10,000

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