Landscape architects

Role Responsibilities

  • Developing new or improved theories and methods and providing advice on policy related to landscape architecture
  • Inspecting sites and consulting clients, management and other stakeholders to determine type, style and size of proposed buildings, parks, roads and other open spaces
  • Compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, feasibility studies and environmental impact statements
  • Preparing reports, strategic plans, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modeling, structures, vegetation and access
  • Writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and civil engineering contractors and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • Making necessary contacts to ensure feasibility of projects regarding style, cost, timing, and compliance with regulations
  • Identifying and finding best solutions for problems regarding function and quality of exterior environments and making necessary designs, drawings and plans
  • Monitoring construction or rehabilitation work to ensure compliance with specifications and quality standards
  • Maintaining technical liaison and consultancy with other relevant specialists

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    Skill level

    Highly skilled