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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

  • Landscape Architecture Magazine Features Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA – Mind, Soul, Design

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018
    Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA of Virginia Burt Designs has been featured in the March 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine. The magazine of the American Society of... read more


  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, CC and Keegan Kent, BCSLA Intern at the new backyard bird garden (children’s garden) at VanDusen Garden

    Friday, March 2, 2018
    The Globe and Mail feature Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, CC and Keegan Kent, BCSLA Intern entering a bird blind in an attempt to spot one of the 85 bird species... read more


  • Nelson buys Flower Power sculpture by Illarion Gallant, MBCSLA

    Friday, February 16, 2018
    Nelson city council has decided to buy Flower Power, the sculpture by Illarion Gallant situated beside the highway at the entrance to Railtown. The sculpture, like others located... read more


  • Tap Route: Victoria’s newest piece of public art by Illarion Gallant, MBCSLA

    Monday, February 5, 2018
    High above the pavement, affixed to the side of Chard Developments' new 15-storey residential building at 819 Yates St., is Victoria's latest piece of public art, Illarion Gallant... read more


  • BCSLA Web Atlas Updated

    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    The BCSLA Web Atlas showcases examples of landscape architecture in British Columbia which includes:  parks, public gardens, and urban design, as well as commercial and multi-... read more


  • Cornelia Oberlander is among the top Four Elevated to the Companion Order of Canada

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    Canada's new vice-regal, Julie Payette, has announced that a respected Vancouver landscape architect is among the top three Order of Canada recipients in her first round of... read more


  • Greg Smallenberg Appointed to the Order of Canada

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, recently announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 4 ... read more


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