What is Landscape Architecture ?
Look at your colony. How did the parks, residential developments, campuses, shopping centers, gardens, and transportation facilities take shape? Interested in the environment and art? Landscape architecture is a profession that blends creativity and science. Planning, designing, and land use management is the work of landscape architects. It could be just the right career for you.
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This is the age of planned townships. There is an increasing demand for attractively designed residential areas, public parks and playgrounds, college campuses, shopping centers, golf courses, parkways and industrial parks. Landscape architects design these areas so that they are not only functional, but also beautiful, and compatible with the natural environment. They plan the location of buildings, roads, and walkways, and the arrangement of flowers, shrubs, and trees.
Landscape architects work for many types of organizations—from real estate development firms starting new projects to municipalities constructing airports or parks—and they are often involved with the development of a site from its conception. Working with architects...