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Becoming a Landscape Architect

Product Code/ISBN: 9780470338452

Planning for a future career in landscape architecture?  Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design is the perfect book for you.  This text will go over the steps needed to get your foot in the door and the different exciting things happening with the profession.  What more can you ask from a book that tells you exactly what you need to do to succeed! Landscape architecture is one of the fastest growing career fields, and this book gives you everything you need to be the next great architect.  It features more than 35 different interviews with leading landscape architects to help you know exactly what is happening in the real world of architecture.  It also features more than 250 different illustrations that help you visualize the different techniques happening in architecture today.  It covers everything from training to design specialties to how to make your portfolio successful and different techniques to use in those crucial interviews!   

Kelleann Foster, who is an Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head at the Department of landscape Architecture at Pennsylvania State University as well as a Managing Partner as Visual Interactive Communications Group brings all of the best information pertaining to landscape architecture in one fantastic guide.  Don’t wait for later to become a pro, become a pro before you even land your first job.  It’s never too early to start, and Becoming a Landscape Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design gives you the perfect introduction and sets you up for success! Order your copy today!

Table of Contents

Foreword by Perry Howard



Introduction to the Profession of Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architectural Design

Practice Opportunities

The Future of Landscape Architecture

Design Education

Appendix A Resources

Appendix B Selected References

Appendix C Professionals and Students Interviewed for this Book

Chapter Notes