The department was derived from the program set in the Department of Environmental Design in 2005. It aims to train landscape planners and designers with skills of engineering and aesthetic knowledge of humanistic and arts. Students are encouraged to learn from traditional Chinese philosophy, construction theory, gardening and contemporary art and design theories. The teaching is based on the southern garden and villages in China and attaches much importance on the integration of human and nature. There is a Landscape Lab in the department.

Students: 122

Main courses: Villa Design, Office Building, Landscape Planning, Landscape Engineering, Residential Area Landscape
Design, Vegetation Allocation, Survey of Folk Houses, Courtyard and Pavilion Design, Urban Landscape Renovation.

Chair: Shao Jian