Also called: Director of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Golf Course Architect, Land Planner, Landscape Architect
What they do:Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
On the job, you would:
- Confer with clients, engineering personnel, or architects on landscape projects.
- Prepare site plans, specifications, or cost estimates for land development.
- Analyze data on conditions such as site location, drainage, or structure location for environmental reports or landscaping plans.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer aided design CAD software
Graphics or photo imaging software
Desktop publishing software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
See more details at O*NET OnLine about landscape architects.