This course will analyze design trends and approaches to outdoor space design that enhance the homeowner’s experience in the outdoor living area. By examining project management skills that impact homeowner satisfaction with the project team, homeowners deciding to explore outdoor projects will have enhanced satisfaction with the experience.

In addition, the course will identify best practices and challenges with outdoor space design to provide architects and designers with knowledge on how to specify for safety, moisture control, sustainable design, and enhanced project value. Finally, the course will explore features and benefits of specifying outdoor composite and PVC decking metal deck framing and railing solutions, and outdoor LED lighting to increase client satisfaction and project success.


Learning Objectives

  • Analyze design trends and approaches to outdoor space design that enhance the homeowner’s experience in the outdoor living area.
  • Examine how architects and designers can use project management skills to ensure the homeowner’s satisfaction when designing the outdoor space.
  • Identify best practices and challenges in outdoor space design, such as safety, moisture, and sustainability concerns, and how to enhance project value.
  • Explore the features and benefits of specifying outdoor composite and PVC decking, metal deck framing and railing solutions, and outdoor LED lighting to increase client satisfaction and project success.

Pre-Requisite: None.