Unity relates to the use of elements to create harmony and consistency with the main themes or ideas of landscape design. Unity gives the landscape design a sense of unity and interdependence. Unity in landscape design can be achieved by using plants, trees, or materials that are repeated a line or shape, tone, or a similar structure. However, too much unity in landscape design can be boring. Therefore, it is important to introduce some variety or contrast in landscape design.
Balance gives the landscape design a sense of balance and symmetry in visual appeal. There are three ways to balance may be presented in landscape design. Symmetrical or formal balance is achieved when the mass, weight or number of objects on both sides of landscape design are exactly the same thing. Asymmetrical or informal balance in landscape design involves a sense of balance on both sides, even if the parties do not look the same. Asymmetrical balance visual appeal can be achieved by opposing tracks on both sides of the central axis. Landscape design with radial balance of the central point. Sunflower wheel and an orange section all have radial balance.
Proportion describes the size relationship between parts of the landscape design Massachusetts or between part design and construction in general. Large fountain would cramp small garden, but will complement the sprawling public courtyard. Moreover, the proportion in landscape design must take into account how people interact with various components of the landscape through normal human activities.
Focalization or emphasis directs attention to the visual point of interest or a significant part of the landscape design. This may be hanging earth-forms sculpture, stone finish Corinthian fountain garden, herbaceous perennials and weight of architectural, or an elegant spruce. The emphasis in landscape design can be achieved by using contrasting colors, different or unusual lines, or plain background space. Ways, walkways, and strategically plants lead the eye to focus landscape without detracting from the overall landscape design.
Sequence or transition creates a visual movement in landscape design. Sequence in the landscape design is achieved through a gradual progression of texture, shape, size or color. Examples of landscape design elements to move the plants that go from large to medium to fine texture and soft capes that come from large trees and medium trees, shrubs to bedding plants. Transition in landscape design can also be used to create depth or distance or to emphasize the focal point.
Rhythm creates a feeling of movement that leads the eye from one part of the landscape design MA to another part. Repeating the color scheme, shape, texture, line or rhythm of form is in landscape design. Proper expression of rhythm eliminates confusion and monotony from landscape design.
And finally, the repetition in landscape design is the reuse of objects or elements with identical shape, form, texture or color. While this gives the landscape design of a single scheme of planting, the repetition of the risk of being overdone. However, if properly implemented, could lead to a repetition of the rhythm, the focus or emphasis in landscape design