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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

  • Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architecture to design Hudson Yards’ landscape in NYC

    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    "It’s like cultivating an oasis over a desert," says Thomas Woltz, MBCSLA, FASLA, principal of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architecture (NBW), the firm enlisted to design Hudson... read more


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

    Thursday, September 22, 2016
    The Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture presentation was a significant event for Landscape Architects in Canada.  Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, an active member of our... read more


  • PFS Studio goes to the Smithsonian

    Monday, September 12, 2016
    PFS Studio is honoured to have been selected to exhibit one of their projects – Underpass Park – at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. “By the People:... read more


  • Two BCSLA Landscape Architecture Firms Honored by ASLA

    Thursday, September 1, 2016
    The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is announced its 30 professional award recipients for 2016 on September 1, 2016. Selected from 456 entries, the awards honor... read more


  • August 2016 Sitelines:

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    In this special issue of Sitelines, entitled Living Systems in Landscapes, thank you to Elizabeth Cunnin, MEd, ISA Certified Arborist, CLM; Dr. Katherine Dunster, MBCSLA, RPBio... read more


  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander named inaugural recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander has been named the inaugural recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture. The medal honors “exceptional landscape architects whose... read more


  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Appointed to the Order of British Columbia

    Thursday, July 21, 2016
    Sixteen citizens were  appointed to the Order of British Columbia  on July 29, 2016. Considered the highest form of recognition from the province, the ceremony was held at... read more


  • 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


  • 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


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