Drawing for Environmental Management

(Course Code: 324KEY)

Semester: 6 Teaching Credits: 2 ECTS Credits: 6 Type:


Prerequisite Courses:  – Direction: Environmental Sciences Instructor:

Topics per Week:

Lectures and Laboratories are performed in the following sequence:

  • Drawing materials, ink pens, letter fonts and grammography.
  • Geometric shapes, free hand and linear drawing. Perspective drawing. Color theory.
  • Linear and architectural drawings, environment and landscaping.
  • Topographic drawing, contour lines, iso-depth lines, cross sections, profiles.
  • Maps.
  • Thematic maps.
  • Dynamic shape presentation drawing for maps, the use of frames, descriptive drawings.
  • Ideal or conceptual diagrams, urban applications. Zoning for land use.
  • Presentations of extensive studies in the structured environment, perspective and topographic drawing.
  • Landscape architecture, Parks, Commercial centers, Urban structures.
  • Integrated drawing presentations. Use of Computers.
  • Portfolio presentations.
  • Final presentation.
Theory – Lectures
(hours / week)
3. Lectures and Labs are together with mandatory presence
Exercises – Laboratories
(hours / week)
Other Activities:  –

Presence 10%

Lab-Exercizes 70%

Final exam 20%

Notes: Photocopies – about 70 pages
Basic Textbook:
  • Jordanis Pavlidis, 1997 (in Greek), “Lineal Drawing, Vol. 1 & 2”, Ziti Publisher, ISBN 960-431-176-Χ

– M. Doyle, (1998), «Color Drawing», Van Nostrand Book Reinhold N.Y.

– «Responsive Environment Mannual for Designers Arch.», Press London, 1998.

– John Tillman, (1991), «Design for Human Ecosystems Landscape Land Use & Natural Resources», Lyle N.Y

– John N. Hatzopoulos, (2009) “Topographia 2nd Ed.” (in Greek), V. Giourgas Publisher, ISBN 960-387-482-5, pages: 900.

– John N. Hatzopoulos, 2008, “Topographic Mapping” (in English) Covering the wider field of Geospatial Information Science & Technology (GIS&T), Universal Publishers, ISBN 1-58112-988-6, 740 pages.

– John N. Hatzopoulos, (2003), “Class Notes on Cartography & Topographic Drawing”

– Plakas G., B., 1998, “Architectural Drawing”

– Plakas G., B., 1981,1991,1998, “Linear Drawing”, Center of Arts.


The course is taught in Greek. For exchange students, English literature is proposed and examinations are given in English.

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