What Landscape Architects Do
Landscape architects design
parks and the outdoor spaces of campuses, recreational facilities, private
homes, and other open areas. Landscape architects spend much of their time in
offices, creating designs, preparing models, and meeting with clients. They
spend the rest of their time at jobsites. About 1 in 5 was self-employed in
to Become a Landscape Architect
Most states require landscape architects to be licensed. Licensing requirements vary by state, but usually include a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school, internship experience, and passing the Landscape Architect Registration Examination.