With a sustainable and creative approach, a Landscape Architect designs develop and regenerates outdoor spaces, such as gardens, recreational sites and residential and commercial sites.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors in Architecture
Masters in Architecture
What you need to get started
Training or internship in a landscape area and any design or creative work will be useful.
Getting involved in environmental-related voluntary projects can also help.
Looking at things from different perspectives
Eye for detail
Technical drawing skills
Functionality and Aesthetics
Geographic information systems (GIS) need to be used.
Understanding how certain design decisions may affect the surrounding environment
Lateral and spatial aptitude