Landscape design: Landform, vertical structures, horizontal structures, vegetation, water, and climate are the elements of the landscape. When these six elements are arranged together for making the outdoor space looking good then it’s called landscape design. Landscape design and landscape architecture are quite same. Landscape architecture is a profession where an architect works for garden design, landscape design, and landscape planning. For making the outside area attractive, landscape design is the only way.
Types of landscape design: Nowadays the popularity of landscape design is huge. Because it adds an extra attractiveness of any exterior design. There have different types of landscape design.
They are as follows-
1. Hardscape: Hardscape means any type of masonry or woodwork. The elements that are used in hardscape design are- concrete, brick, stone, wood, and metals. The landscape project that uses this material is usually considered as hardscaping or hardscape project. Hardscape designs are cover with pools, patios, retaining walls, pergolas, paths, walkway, and fences.
2. Soft-scape: The living and horticultural elements of landscape design are considered as soft-scape. Any kind of plants are the main elements of soft-scape design.
Interior landscape vs Exterior landscape or commercial vs residential landscaping: It means landscape design of an internal and external environment or place. For enhancing the beauty of any internal or external design hardscape and soft-scape can be used. So, hardscape and soft-scape are two main types of landscape design.