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

Other Words from landscape architect

landscape architecture noun

Examples of landscape architect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our landscape architect helped with water problems but was not much assistance with plants. Carol Stocker,, 8 May 2022 The pending Lake County peace pole is designed by Self, a Barrington landscape architect. Karie Angell Luc,, 7 Apr. 2022 The four-mile-long park was conceived in 1867 by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, best known for designing New York City's Central Park, and is on both the state and nation's register of historic places. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 5 Apr. 2022 He was presented with the award by landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom, whose work focuses on solving urban environmental problems. Nik Popli, Time, 28 Mar. 2022 The outdoor spaces are designed by the studio of Oakland landscape architect Walter Hood, former chair of landscape architecture at UC Berkeley, whose projects include Broad Museum Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2022 In addition to the contemporary art found in the lobby, there’s a sculpture garden in the back designed by landscape architect Jeff Thompson, who previously worked at Walt Disney World. Christina Liao, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 Maverick developer Al Boeke assembled a visionary team of Bay Area architects, young turks Charles W. Moore, Joseph Esherick, William Turnbull, Donlyn Lyndon, Richard Whitaker, and landscape architect Lawrence Halprin. Vogue, 11 Mar. 2022 Although 14 years younger, Schryver graduated from Lowthorpe in 1923 and had worked five years for New York landscape architect Ellen Shipman before taking a sabbatical and joining the college’s European Travel Course tour in 1927. oregonlive, 10 Feb. 2022 See More

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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 May 2022

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“Landscape architect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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