Landscape Architecture

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Landscape Architecture is the art, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land and the design of human-made environment.  The scope of the profession includes architectural design, site planning, housing estate development, environmental restoration, town or urban planning, urban design, parks and recreation planning, regional planning, landscape urbanism and historic preservation.

Duties - Landscape Architecture is a multi-disciplinary field, which includes geography, mathematics, science, engineering art, horticulture, technology, social studies, politics, history, philosophy and occasionally zoology. 

The activities of a Landscape Architect can range from public parks to site planning for corporate office buildings, from the design of residential estates to the design of civil infrastructure and the management of wilderness areas or reclamation of degraded landscapes such as mines or landfills.

Examples of the project types include but are not limited to:

  • The planning, form, scale, and siting of new developments
  • Civil design and public infrastructure
  • Stormwater management including rain gardens, green roofs and treatment wetlands
  • Campus and site design for institutions
  • Parks, botanical gardens, arboretums, greenways, and nature preserves
  • Recreation facilities like golf courses, theme parks and sport facilities
  • Housing areas, industrial parks and commercial developments
  • Highways, transportation structures, bridges, and transit corridors
  • Urban design, town and city squares, waterfronts, pedestrian schemes, and parking lots
  • Large or small urban regeneration schemes
  • Forest, tourist or historic landscapes, and historic garden appraisal and conservation studies
  • Reservoirs, dams, power stations, reclamation of extractive industry applications or major industrial projects
  • Environmental assessment and landscape assessment, planning advice and land management proposals

All Landscape Architecture projects are headed by Ronald R. Dillman, RLA, President.