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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Examples of landscape architect in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amy Lindemuth, a landscape architect from Seattle, helped design a garden for incarcerated women and their children at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Westchester County. Richard Schiffman, New York Times, "The Secret Jailhouse Garden of Rikers Island," 4 Oct. 2019 Cherokee Park 745 Cochran Hill Road (Photo: Matt Herp, Special to the C-J) Cherokee Park was planned by Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect who designed New York City's Central Park. Emma Austin, The Courier-Journal, "It's not too late to see fall leaves! Here are Louisville's top spots to enjoy the colors," 8 Nov. 2019 What counts, says the project’s landscape architect, is that the result should show the time was put to good use. John King,, "At north edge of SF’s Presidio, a new park to connect people to the bay," 7 Nov. 2019 In the 1960s, prominent landscape architect Robert Perron, and his wife, Leonora, restored the mansion and installed English-style gardens and a greenhouse. oregonlive, "Bootleggers are part of the fascinating history of the 1893 Levi Hexter mansion in King’s Hill.," 6 Nov. 2019 Architectural Digest West Coast Editor Mayer Rus will moderate the panel that includes architect Ron Radziner, landscape architects Judy Kameon and David Godshall and designer Roman Alonso. Los Angeles Times, "Giving away free buckwheat plants to help save the butterflies in Orange County," 4 Oct. 2019 Mid-century landscape architect Lester Collins leveraged rocks, water, trees and sky along with traditional Chinese and Japanese garden design principles to create a profound experience. Amy Thomas,, "Dutchess County, N.Y., is an easy getaway, with earthly delights and exotic discoveries," 22 Sep. 2019 Now, the landscape architect designs park-size cracks to help Southeast Asia’s megacities cope with climate change. Time Staff, Time, "Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change," 12 Sep. 2019 Behind this kind of hidden security is a deeply strategic design—devised in partnership with numerous consultants, from landscape architects to structural engineers to security experts. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "How Design Can Make Schools Safer," 11 July 2019

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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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26 Nov 2019

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“Landscape architect.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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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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