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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

  • Public art celebrates contributions of White Rock’s hospital auxiliary

    Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    The City of White Rock held a ceremony Wednesday (Oct. 2) to formally celebrate its newest piece of public art. Called Stande, the rolled-aluminum and aluminum plate piece is... read more


  • The Cultural Landscape Foundation Announces Cornelia Hahn Oberlander Is the Namesake of the New International Landscape Architecture Prize

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), a Washington, D.C.-based education and advocacy non-profit established in 1998 with a mission of “connecting people to places,” is... read more


  • BCSLA Web Atlas

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    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


  • This new 1.6 acre Metro Vancouver park is on top of a parking lot

    Saturday, September 28, 2019
    Ketcheson Park, which officially opened Saturday, is situated on top of the two-storey parking lot at the new Concord Gardens development at the corner of Ketcheson Road and... read more


  • BCSLA August 2019 Sitelines - Pavement to Plaza

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Thanks to Michael Gordon MCIP RPP, Guest Editor! Fantastic Job! People appreciate opportunities to enjoy public spaces and feel connected to their community and neighbourhood.... read more


  • Bill 49: 2018 - Professional Governance Act

    Friday, July 26, 2019
    The Professional Governance Act received Royal Assent on  November 27, 2018.  The Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance (OSPG) was established in June 2019.  The... read more


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