LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN CONNECTICUT
Landscape Architecture is a profession which encompasses the site analysis, planning, design, management and stewardship of the natural and built environments. In Connecticut, landscape architects protect public health, safety and welfare through environmentally conscious planning and designs which conform to state and national building codes.
Landscape Architects who have qualified through education, experience and testing are licensed by the State of Connecticut to ensure a mandated level of professional responsibility and service. Their work protects and manages natural resources by planning land uses which respect natural systems and accommodate the needs of people. Examples of project types are illustrated below.
Municipal / Public Spaces
Parks & Recreation
Landscape architects work in private offices, public agencies, colleges and universities. Although the focus of these practices may differ, the underlying processes of planning and design are used throughout the profession. Landscape architects are licensed in 49 states.
Additional project types not illustrated above include:
Gardens and arboretums
Hospitality and resorts
Landscape art and earth sculpture