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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

  • Leslie Lowe, MBCSLA featured in CityLab on "The Anatomy of a Great Dog Park"

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    "Leslie Lowe [MBCSLA] is a landscape architect who helped design the Hugh Rogers Wag Park in Whitefish, Montana, dubbed one of the country’s 10 best dog parks in 2015 by USA... read more


  • Erik Lees, FCSLA interviewed in The Globe and Mail: Cemeteries running out of room

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    "...space for in-ground interments is a requirement for some people on religious grounds – including members of the Jewish and Muslim faiths – and soon Canadian cemeteries may not... read more


  • Meet the Finalists: 'Where Our Paths Cross' Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council and the City of Saskatoon are pleased to announce the three... read more


  • Don Vaughan, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA featured in The Beacon - March 2017 Edition

    Monday, March 6, 2017
    Turn to pages 10 and 11 of the March 2017 edition of Beacon magazine, features the career of Don Vaughan, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, in an article titled, "Don Vaughan and the art of... read more


  • Canadian Heritage reveals 5 designs for victims of communism memorial

    Friday, March 3, 2017
    Finalists in the competition to design the national Memorial to the Victims of Communism revealed their plans on Thursday. Congratulations to Jeff Cutler, MBCSLA, and the team at ... read more


  • February 2017 Sitelines - Celebrating Risk-Taking

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    Each of the articles in the February  issue references following one’s passion, staying true to one’s values, and exploring the freedom of taking risks in design, in business and... read more


  • Updated L.A.R.E. Resources Now Available

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    The Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) is pleased to announce that an updated L.A.R.E. Orientation Guide and Reference List are now available to... read more


  • NYC's High Line architect picked to design park in one of Vancouver's last undeveloped waterfront properties

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
    The landscape architect behind New York’s award-winning High Line has been selected to design a major new park in Vancouver. James Corner will design a multi-use park for about 21... read more


  • BCSLA Web Atlas

    Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    This BCSLA sitelines.org website presents examples of landscape architecture in British Columbia which include parks, public gardens, and urban design, as well as commercial and... read more


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