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British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA)

Since 1964, the BCSLA has been the regulatory body for landscape architecture in BC under the Architects (Landscape) Act. The BCSLA is dedicated to upholding public health, safety and welfare as it relates to the professional practice of landscape architecture. BCSLA members are leaders in the planning, design, development, preservation, protection, restoration, reclamation, rehabilitation, enhancement and management of both natural and built environments in education and public and private practice.

LA In The News

  • CSLA Landscape Portfolio: BCSLA Page

    Friday, July 8, 2016
    What is striking about the images presented in this BC collection, is how well the photographers have recognized and captured effects that weather and natural processes have had... read more


  • Jeff Cutler of space2place featured in Vancouver Courier

    Thursday, June 16, 2016
    Jeff Cutler, the principal landscape architect at Vancouver design firm space2place, was interviewed on June 15 by Vancouver Courier about the new parks announced by the Vancouver... read more


  • June 2016 Sitelines: Water Balance Pathway to a Water-Resilient Future

    Friday, June 10, 2016
    In this special issue of Sitelines we build on the 2016 BCSLA Conference theme "Shifting Currents; Rethinking our Relationships with Water" .  Kim Stephens, M.Eng, P.Eng, is the... read more


  • Laneway 2016

    Monday, June 6, 2016
    BCSLA Interior Chapter Members and Associates had a fantastic weekend in Kelowna and completed the ‘Laneway 2016’ installation. Following the success of the 2013 installation, we... read more


  • New Park in Downtown Vancouver

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Joe McLeod, MBCSLA, was  interviewed  on May 31 by the CBC Radio's On the Coast program .  “The park at Smithe and Richards will open in two years and will be the first new... read more


  • Four new parks to be built in southeast Vancouver

    Friday, May 20, 2016
    7.8 acres of land will be turned into parks in the East Fraser Lands.  The four parks are part of the City's East Fraser Lands Community Plan. B.C. landscape architecture firm... read more


  • Airport Memorial to Honour Second World War Airmen

    Friday, April 29, 2016
    The Victoria Airport Authority unveiled plans Thursday for The Lost Airmen of the Empire, to be constructed on Hospital Hill on the north end of the airport’s property. The $160,... read more


  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Honoured with the Inaugural Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture

    Monday, April 25, 2016
    The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is pleased to announce that Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, O.C., LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, has been selected by the jury as the... read more


Project: Centennial Beach
Landscape Architect / Firm: eta landscape architecture
Location: Delta, BC
Photo Credit: Michael Sherman Photography