landscape architect


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

Examples of landscape architect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Maltzan team includes landscape architects Studio Zewde and the structural engineer Guy Nordenson. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, 29 Apr. 2023 Outdoors, the tired grounds were crafted by landscape architect Richard Arentz, and hold a 56-foot pool and spa, chipping and putting green, and numerous spots ideal for al fresco lounging and entertaining. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 6 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile, a coalition of ecologists, landscape architects, architects, and engineers known as Imagine the Wall is proposing to improve an existing Army Corps plan with green defenses like tidal wetlands and oyster reefs, along with levees, elevated roads, and strategically placed battery walls. Geoff Dembicki, The New Republic, 2 Aug. 2023 Pininfarina also worked with landscape architect Architectural Alliance Landscaping to create lush outdoor areas inspired by the city’s maritime roots, both on the rooftop deck and outside the tower. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 9 Oct. 2023 Notable locals: City planner and landscape architect Max Schmidt, who left his mark on downtown redevelopment, lived here. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2023 Also present was landscape architect Patty King from Wright and Company. Hank Beckman, Chicago Tribune, 25 July 2023 Step back, declutter The hardest mess to recognize is usually your own, which is why Cape Cod landscape architect Bernice Wahler recommends looking at your house from the street for a different vantage point. Julian E.j. Sorapuru,, 18 July 2023 Martin Smith, landscape architect with EDG, said the plan melded three themes: nature immersion, active lifestyles and social gathering. Stacy Ryburn, Arkansas Online, 28 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of landscape architect was in 1863

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“Landscape architect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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