Landscape Architecture, what is it?
Landscape Architecture is the profession that involves design, planning, management and stewardship of the land.
Landscape architects have shaped the world we live in. Their concern is for function, sustainability and aesthetics of the land. The attractiveness and usefulness of our homes, businesses, neighborhoods, parks, public spaces, urban plazas, gardens, schools and cultural institutions reflects the specialized skills of landscape architects.
Their unique training helps them achieve the best use of land resources. Landscape Architects must pass a rigorous national exam, similar to Architects and Engineers.They apply both art and science, in their analysis and design of projects. Landscape Architects serve as consultants, prepare plans, and manage projects. They serve as stewards of the land, balancing the desires of people and the limitations of our environment.