Working

There are many opportunities for landscape architects wishing to practice in BC. Their work includes everything from environmental conservation to high-end residential design, park planning to mixed use development, and municipal work to academic pursuits. Landscape architects work closely with allied professionals including planners, architects, and engineers in development and restoration work that involves both built and natural environments. Individual projects link people to the nature, and provide the public with meaningful, functional, and environmentally sustainable outdoor spaces.

Since the early 1990’s the number of landscape architects in BC has increased dramatically, and today there are over 400 BCSLA Registered Landscape Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interns, with the number of students enrolled in accredited Landscape Architecture degree programs continuing to grow. Those interested in pursuing a career in landscape architecture in BC can look to the BCSLA website for up-to-date information on job postings and continuing education opportunities.