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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

  • Oberlander to be Honoured

    Friday, February 10, 2017
    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, OC was featured in an article in the Jewish Independent Newspaper. At 95 years old, landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander... 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


  • December 2016 Sitelines

    Thursday, December 1, 2016
    Beginning with this issue of Sitelines, we will be profiling BCSLA Fellows of the CSLA. Alan Duncan, the current Chair of the College of Fellows and the Guest Editor for this... 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


  • Updates to the L.A.R.E. in April 2017

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    In early 2016 the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) conducted a task analysis, a scientific study of the profession that ensures the content of the... read more


  • Leafing Home

    Sunday, November 6, 2016
    New Condo Brings New Public Art   The November 6, 2016 edition of the North Shore News included a feature article on Illarion Gallant, MBCSLA and Public Artist.  A new condo... 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


  • 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


  • October 2016 Sitelines:

    Saturday, October 15, 2016
    When Julie Taylor Schooling started brainstorming about the October issue of Sitelines with Ray Visser and Keith Nyhof, she believed the articles would focus on the technical and... 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


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