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Ghazal Jafari

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Architecture
Department: Department of Landscape Architecture
Office location and address
110 Bayly Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
LAR 3500: Special Tops in Landscape Arch
Credits: 3
Topical offerings in landscape architecture.
LAR 5993: Advanced Independent Research
Credits: 1–3
Advanced independent research on topics selected by individual students in consultation with a faculty advisor Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
SARC 6100: Urbanizing Worlds
Credits: 3
This course presents an inter-disciplinary examination of historic and contemporary ideas and practices that shape urban form. Through lectures by faculty members from all four academic departments in the school, the material introduces students to the socioeconomic, cultural, ecological, and political dimensions of urbanization.
LAR 7010: Foundation Studio III
Credits: 6
Semester long design project, usually of a complex urban or suburban site that explores the contemporary public realm at multiple scales, from the urban watershed to the detail.
LAR 7120: Design Research Seminar
Credits: 3
This course is for landscape architecture students. This student-driven course will engage with faculty and other students to support their design research. Students are expected to gather the appropriate resources and focus on contextualizing their work
LAR 7500: Special Topics in Landscape Architecture
Credits: 1–3
Topical offerings in landscape architecture.
ARCH 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Independent Study Prerequisite: Permission of the chair.
ALAR 8020: Research Studio 2
Credits: 6
Advanced vertical studio, exploring complex issues and sites, often through interdisciplinary design research. Typical projects include brownfields, urban landscape infrastructure, and sustainable designs. Prerequisite: ALAR 8010
ALAR 8100: Thesis I
Credits: 3
This course is for students in architecture/landscape undertaking an independent design/thesis studio in the spring semester, or students interested in strategic design thinking. Methods for initiating a thesis, research systems, documentation strategies, design experimentation, and modes of production and presentation will be covered. Collective critical discussion, analysis, and feedback as well as production of a final book will be required.
LAR 8102: Design Research Seminar
Credits: 3
This course is for landscape architecture students. This student-driven course will engage with faculty and other students to support their design research. Students are expected to gather the appropriate resources and focus on contextualizing their work
ALAR 8995: Thesis II
Credits: 6
Thesis II . Prerequisite: ALAR 8100 and permission of the chair.
SARC 9993: Advanced Independent Research
Credits: 1–6
Advanced independent research on topics selected by individual students in consultation with a faculty advisor. Prerequisite: Permission of the Director.