This class will review viewpoint and GIS approaches to visual impact landscape assessment.
However, in a more general sense it will introduce a more scientific way to think about visual landscape assessment and associated technologies.

May 22-26, 2019 in Dessau
Parallel to 20th International Conference on Information Technologies in Landscape Architecture DLA
Prof. Dr. James F. Palmer, T. J. Boyle Associates, Burlington, United States, Prof. Erich Buhmann, Anhalt University, Germany, et al. – (3 credits ECTS)

The class will use the DLA presentations as an opportunity to consider how this more scientific approach might be realized.

You can sign up for this summer school option during registration at


After signing up for the DLA Summer School in VIA you will receive a detailed course description.

Besides the conference fee a certification fee of 150 Euro will be charged
(students of Anhalt University are free of charge)

Wednesday, May 22
Room 004 Gebäude 8, Bauhausstr. 05 · 06846 Dessau
10.00 -17.00 Start of optional integrated five day DLA Summer School Exploration in VISUAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
18.00 – 21.00 Public Lecture Bauhaus and Landscape Architecture

Thursday, May 23 – Saturday May 25
08.00 -18.00 attending DLA 2019 with focus on Visual Assessment

Sunday, May 26
Room 004 Gebäude 8, Bauhausstr. 05 · 06846 Dessau
08.00 -16.00 DLA Summer School Visual Assessment, Fieldwork for further Assignments (last day in residence)
Registration for 4 days or for single events or integrated DLA Summer School
and further information at www.dla-conference.com
contact loel.dla@hs-anhalt.de