Landscape Architect (2152)

Landscape architects combine artistic and creative perspectives with scientific and engineering knowledge to create, manage and conserve environments that are both functional and attractive. Their goal is to create harmony between natural environments, land features and architectural structures and improve the quality of life in urban and rural environments. (alis)  They are employed by government environmental and development agencies, landscape consulting firms and by architectural and engineering firms, or they are self-employed (National Occupational Classification).

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Information for foreign-trained Landscape Architects - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials  

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University of Manitoba

Academic Calendar

Faculty of Architecture homepage

- Department of Landscape Architecture

Links to Sites

National Occupational Classification - an overview of the occupation in Canada

Set Your Course Manitoba- career exploration website provided by the Province of Manitoba
Working in Canada- labour market information (salary, job outlook)
Alberta Learning Information Service- OCCinfo

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for U.S.

O*NET - detailed occupational information (U.S)

Landscape Architect career profile - ECO Canada

A Day in the Life of a Landscape Architect - A Princeton Review

Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects (MALA)

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)

-Accredited Landscape Architecture Schools

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
-ASLA youtube channel - Career videos
-Career discovery

International Federation of Landscape Architects
- International Landscape Internships and Professional Practice Experience

Landscape Architecture - profile/article from

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Landscape Institute (U.K.)

Be a Landscape Architect

Landscape Architecture Magazine - from ASLA

Garden Design Magazine

-Landscape Architectural Services - Government of Canada Companies Directory

Resource Links - from the CSLA

Information for foreign-trained Landscape Architects - from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Date modified: May 2, 2017