landscape architect


Definition of landscape architect

: a person who develops land for human use and enjoyment through effective placement of structures, vehicular and pedestrian ways, and plantings

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Other Words from landscape architect

landscape architecture noun

Examples of landscape architect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ji, a landscape architect with Coen + Partners, did take some design cues from her home's original character. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, "Ultra-modern addition updates a Craftsman-style house in St. Paul," 11 Dec. 2020 Once the appeals court building was torn down, the state was left with an empty patch of land that landscape architect Meade Palmer designed to be a public square. Pamela Wood,, "Lawyers Mall, the state capital’s First Amendment gathering space, to reopen after two years of repairs," 27 Nov. 2020 The gardens were enhanced with the assistance of landscape architect Arnaud Casaus. Erin Zelle, Los Angeles Times, "Flamingo Estate’s luxe garden offerings come to a Culver City pop-up," 24 Nov. 2020 Peter is an Eastern gray squirrel who hangs out near the home of Dan Reisdorf, landscape architect at Milaeger’s in Racine. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Squirrels love pumpkin: Meet Peter the Pumpkin Eater," 1 Oct. 2020 According to James Burnett, the landscape architect responsible for the park’s design, that was intended from the outset, but precluded due to cost. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "Klyde Warren Park’s splashy proposed fountain is a design belly flop," 11 Dec. 2020 Brittany Sink, a landscape architect with Morris & Ritchie Associates, said the team focused on creating a space suitable for pedestrians, bikers and urban dwellers. Hallie Miller,, "Long-awaited plans for West Baltimore’s Madison Park North complex revealed," 10 Dec. 2020 The Garden of Cosmic Speculation was created by the late landscape architect and theorist Charles Jencks at his home, Portrack House, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Sally Peterson, oregonlive, "Gardener gift idea: Tour 50 private gardens," 26 Nov. 2020 Beyer, 46, a landscape architect, sought a full term after being appointed in January 2019 to replace Jim Wheat, who resigned to take a judgeship. Krista Torralva,, "All but one of North East ISD incumbents defeat challengers to hold board seats," 3 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of landscape architect

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of landscape architect was in 1863

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16 Jan 2021

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“Landscape architect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of landscape architect

: a person whose job is to plan and create large outdoor spaces such as gardens, parks, etc.

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