Landscape Architecture Career Discovery Resources Now Available Online


WASHINGTON, DC, February 7, 2005---In response to the overwhelming demand for landscape architecture services across the US and around the world, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has developed a new web area featuring information on how to become a landscape architect.

The main career discovery web page links to rich resources for students of all ages, educators, guidance counselors, parents, and other interested parties to explore the profession of landscape architecture. A new, four-color brochure targeting middle and high school students is now available and downloadable from the web site at no charge in .pdf format. The brochure includes:

  • Information on what landscape architecture is and what landscape architects do;
  • Personal testimonials from landscape architects in different types of practice and areas of the country;
  • Photos of award-winning landscape architecture projects;
  • How to become a landscape architect;
  • How much landscape architects earn; and
  • A quick quiz to help students determine if landscape architecture is right for them.

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects representing more than 15,000 members. Landscape architecture is a comprehensive discipline of land analysis, planning, design, management, preservation, and rehabilitation. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. More information on landscape architecture is available on the web at .


Karen T. Grajales
Manager, Public Relations 
tel: 1-202-216-2371