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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

  • BCSLA's Ian Wasson, FCSLA featured in Metro Vancouver video

    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    Building for timid cyclists brings benefits to commuter riders as well. That's one of the findings shared at a local cycling advocacy conference. Learn how Burnaby is planning... read more


  • BCSLA's Rusnak Gallant Ltd. featured in the Times Colonist

    Friday, October 17, 2014
    House Beautiful: Renovation from the inside out Grania Litwin / Times Colonist October 17, 2014 06:56 PM   Long after remodelling the interior, couple transforms the outside of... read more


  • Jericho park wins inaugural urban design award from City of Vancouver

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    Vancouver, BC Jericho Park Restoration, owned by the City of Vancouver and designed by Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture, has won the inaugural Urban Design Award... read more


  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander featured in Globe and Mail

    Friday, July 25, 2014
    At 93, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander is still one of Canada's most beloved landscape architects By SARAH HAMPSON The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jul. 25 2014, 12:00 PM EDT Years... read more


  • Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture's Burnaby Children Centre's Daycare featured in World Landscape Architecture

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014
    The renovated Burnaby Children Centre’s Daycare at Hanna Court playground provides an innovative, creative childcare play space for 3-5 year old. The design encourages children to... read more


  • BCSLA's Alan Duncan featured on CBC

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Stanley Park crowds trigger calls for Seawall etiquette A lack of common courtesy irks some visitors along the popular seaside route By Maryse Zeidler, CBC News When most people... read more


  • BCSLA's Illarion Gallant featured in Victoria News

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Eye on art in Oak Bay By  Christine van Reeuwyk - Oak Bay News Bullrushes stand strong, appearing only slightly out of place, catching the light on Beach Drive. It’s the vision... read more


  • CSLA College of Fellows - Congratulations to BC Members

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    On May 30th, 2014, at the Château Laurier Hotel during the CSLA Congress in Ottawa, 9 members were invested in the CSLA College of Fellows. They are: Myriame Beaudoin Tony... read more


  • City of Surrey PARKit Design Challenge Winning Submission Selected

    Friday, June 6, 2014
    Congratulations to Liz Nguyen, MBCSLA and Mike Wartman, winners of the City of Surrey's PARKit Design Challenge!  The winning design submission is Gingham Style, and the team of... read more


  • The Parklet that Chocolate Built - Update

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Vancouver, BC: The French Quarter Parklet is becoming a reality! Chocolaterie de la Nouvelle France and PWL Partnership are eagerly anticipating its official unveiling on Friday,... read more


  • CSLA Announces the Creation of the Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA)

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    (OTTAWA) – Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 - The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is proud to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor... read more


  • Hapa Collaborative and Richard Findlay Landscape Architect Inc. Featured in Vancouver Sun

    Friday, May 23, 2014
    Movers & spacers: Winning landscape architects champion smart, fun public areas BY LUCY HYSLOP, SPECIAL TO THE SUN MAY 23, 2014 A mother and toddler both bound into the... read more


  • Draper's Greenway contributions earn award

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Mark NIELSEN / Prince George Citizen May 16, 2014 07:39 PM The efforts of a long-time proponent of the Cranbrook Hill Greenway have been recognized by the B.C. Society of... read more


  • 2014 PIBC Award - Gold Winner

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    Congratulations to Space2place, City of Kelowna Infrastructure Planning & Design Construction Divisions, Golder Associates, and Outland Design! The Bernard Revitalization... read more


  • James Tuer, MBCSLA awarded “Best New Home for 2014” by Fine Home Building Magazine

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    BCSLA member, James Tuer has been awarded “Best New Home for 2014” by Fine Home Building Magazine. Each year Fine Home Building publishes its annual HOUSES issue, celebrating the... read more


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