Landscape Architecture

Plan. Design. Build.

What is a Landscape Architect?

Landscape Architects are known for planning, designing, and making the design come true for the home/property owner.

Job Description/ Work Setting

  • observe the property
  • ask what the home owner wants
  • how much the home owner is willing to spend
  • design what they think is best
  • make sure the home owner wants it
  • get all supplies
  • make it happen
  • outdoors
  • inside for designing
  • work with others
  • hours depend on who you work for


What you need to have to be a Landscape Architect:

  • creative
  • think outside the box
  • mathematics
  • know plants and "outdoorsy" things
  • drawing skills
  • communication skills
  • working as a team
  • being a leader
  • can't procrastinate


Personal Assessment

I have always wanted to do something with design and being able to be outdoors. I love coming up with new ideas and making other people happy. Remodeling someone's outdoor space would be a lot of fun for me. I think I would fit this job very well.