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Landscape Architecture Program

Phone: (208) 885-7448
Fax: (208) 885-9428

University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2481

About Landscape Architecture

What Our Graduates Do

Landscape architecture is a diverse, evolving field with many career opportunities. Our graduates hold positions in traditional landscape architecture firms; interdisciplinary design and planning firms; international consulting; the design-build industry; urban, regional and national public agencies; and non-governmental stewardship organizations, such as land and watershed trusts and many other areas of the rapidly expanding green industry.

Our graduates are prepared to pursue many specializations available to professional landscape architects worldwide:

• Landscape planning and site design
• Design for ecosystems preservation and restoration
• Urban and community planning and design
• Park and open space planning
• Storm water design, conservation and management
• Resort and recreation planning
• Therapeutic landscape design
• Landscape modeling and visualization digital technology.
• Geographic information systems (GIS) land planning and suitability analysis
• Cultural and historic landscape preservation and interpretation
• Campus, corporate and institutional open space design
• Residential landscape design
• Zoo design
• Golf course planning and design
• Site art and landscape interpretation

Professional landscape architects have an ongoing commitment to preserve the world’s unique regional landscapes; to advocate for people as the benefactors of responsible, creative design; and to work as a team with other specialists and design professionals in creating solutions for complex design problems.