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Sustainable Landscape Architects

Sustainable landscape architects design and implement plans for outdoor landscapes.

Sustainable landscape architects plan and design outdoor areas for a wide range of uses. They consider client needs, environmental impact, and a variety of other issues to optimize the use of outdoor space.

Quick Facts

Why green?

Sustainable landscape architects help the environment through their designs, which may preserve a site or restore it to its natural state by adding or protecting native plants or habitats. Environmentally-friendly products can also help a site achieve a smaller environmental footprint.


Median wages for the broader occupation, Landscape Architects, are $26.79/hour.

Typical Education and Training Needed:

A Bachelor's degree is common.

Job Title Examples:

Landscape Architect, Project Manager, Sustainable Landscape Designer, Green Landscape Architect