About Us

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 72 student chapters. Members of the Society use the “ASLA” suffix after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession.

        Leading the design and stewardship of land and communities.


Landscape architects lead the stewardship, planning, and design of our built and natural environments.

The Society's mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.     

What Is Landscape Architecture?

Landscape architecture encompasses the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environments. Types of projects include:

Academic campuses
Corporate and commercial
Gardens and arboreta
Historic preservation and restoration
Hospitality and resorts
Interior landscapes
Land planning
Landscape art and earth sculpture
Parks and recreation
Security design
Streetscapes and public spaces
Therapeutic gardens
Transportation corridors and facilities
Urban design
Water resources.
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