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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landscape architecture noun

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This year the Duchess of Cambridge is co-designing a garden with landscape architects Andrée Davies and Adam White. Leena Kim, Town & Country, "5 Luxury Destinations for a Mother-Daughter Trip," 9 May 2019 The garden has been in development with renowned landscape architects, Andree Davies and Adam White. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "Buckingham Palace Is In Bloom: How The Royals Are Celebrating Spring," 21 Mar. 2019 Back in January, Kensington Palace announced that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, would design a garden for the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society and landscape architects Andrée Davies and Adam White. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Kate Middleton Is Designing an Amazing Garden," 11 Feb. 2019 Jonathan Smith, a landscape architect with the Lakota Group, said the trees will be 24 feet tall when planted and will grow to be more than 40 feet. Steve Sadin,, "New parking garage for Deerfield office building moves forward, despite neighbor objections," 11 June 2018 Say It With Gas Tanks Award RIP landscape architect Richard Haag, whose Gas Works Park in Seattle, initiated in 1971, set the table for current proliferation of urban landscapes which build on, over and through the urban industrial past. Mark Lamster, Curbed, "2018 in architecture: The good, the bad, and the urbanism," 27 Dec. 2018 The grounds, designed by the famed Danish-American landscape architect Jens Jensen, feature a picturesque island bird sanctuary, lagoon and gardens. John L. Dorman, New York Times, "In Energized Detroit, Savoring an Architectural Legacy," 26 Mar. 2018 Mutts & Mugs will share a parking lot with Friends of Bailee pet groomers, and is using the same landscape architect as midtown's Truitt Bark Park. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Pub meets pug? Sacramento's new dog hangout will serve booze, coffee and bar food," 22 June 2018 Garden Tour WETHERSFIELD — View a piece of the world as seen through the eyes of Amy Cogswell, one of the first female landscape architects in the United States, and designer of the Colonial Revival Garden at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum. Courant Community, "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of landscape architect

1863, in the meaning defined above

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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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