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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

  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, CC and Bryce Gauthier, MBCSLA bring the Canadian Shield inside the National Gallery of Canada

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Hanging on the walls of the National Gallery of Canada are several masterpieces beneath which lie earlier, painted-over versions of themselves, often detectable only by x-ray. It... read more


  • Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, CC on why it should be easier to be green

    Monday, April 16, 2018
    Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, LMBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA, CC spoke with Wallpaper.com about her passionate proponent of environmental protection and liveable landscapes in urban settings... read more


  • 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


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