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landscape architect

n.
One whose profession is the decorative and functional alteration and planting of grounds, especially at or around a building site.

landscape architecture n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landscape architect - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractivelylandscape architect - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
architect, designer - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
Translations
kertépítõ mérnöktájkerttervezõ

landscape architect

narchitetto del paesaggio
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The landscape architect (herein called the "Landscape Architect")(insert name of landscape architect here), a person acceptable to all parties to this agreement, shall have independent authority over all exterior ground work, including grading (except where grading is dictated by building design), choice of nursery stock and purchase thereof, and supervision of planting such stock.
In addition to being a competent horticulturist, the landscape architect must possess enough knowledge of geology, hydrology, agronomy, engineering, and architecture (see Glossary) to work closely with professionals in these fields.
Although this is an idea that is now taken for granted in rural development programs, at the time it was developed by Stanley Abbott, the landscape architect for the Blue Ridge Parkway, it was considered revolutionary.
We are today living in a machine age," landscape architect Jens Jensen observed in 1959, the year of the profession's sixtieth anniversary.
Despite Lee Friedlander's insistent inscription of Olmsted's intentions within his pictures ("I figured if what he did was worth its salt, it will be in the pictures"), the photographer actively refused the panoramic views the landscape architect conceived over a century ago.
From Day One, you should be able to have an open, honest and candid relationship with the landscape architect.
It takes a landscape architect with talent, desire, and an aptitude for special design to motivate the process and gain buy-in.
Mission architect and landscape architect for the planning and construction of the new Rehaklinik Ettelbruck (L).
The situation shown in Figure 16-3 establishes the landscape architect as the prime contract holder on the project and usually empowers the landscape architect as the owner's representative in all matters that involve the project and the subcontractors.
The three-story project "was placed underground to preserve and restore the aesthetics of the East Grounds and the Olmsted vision of the East Grounds," Milhans says, referring to the design laid out by Frederick Law Olmsted, the Capitol's landscape architect in the late 1800s.
To qualify for licensing, they need two ormore years of work experience in addition to schooling in landscape architecture, or six years of work experience under a licensed landscape architect, and must pass oral and written examinations similar to those given to architects and engineers.

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