Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture combines art, ecology, engineering, and community engagement to create meaningful outdoor places. Washington State University’s landscape architecture program makes the world a better place.

Landscape architects work in diverse settings such as cities, towns, and regions, as well as wild areas, and on a variety of projects, including:

  • Urban plazas
  • Gardens & parks
  • Mixed-use, residential design & development
  • Educational & commercial campuses
  • Community planning
  • Trails & greenways
  • Sports & event facilities
  • Ecological restoration
  • Conservation planning

In all of their work, landscape architects strive to develop places of beauty, justice, and functionality. They emphasize health and sustainability, for people, and for the planet.  

In Washington State University’s Landscape Architecture program you will:

  • Learn practical, sought-after professional skills
  • Share and develop ideas with faculty that bring a range of professional and academic practice to the classroom
  • Team build with peers to address pressing issues via design
  • Become part of the  interdisciplinary School of Design + Construction, which includes Architecture, Interior Design, and Construction Management
  • Engage in real-world, hands-on, community projects
  • Experience new places on course field trips, study tours, and student activities
  • Share and develop ideas with students and faculty
  • Explore, imagine and create design solutions for the 21st century

 

Washington State University’s landscape architecture program makes the world a better place.