Q&A Landscape Architecture

The links below take you to pages which answer all the questions and by 2022 there should be video answers to the questions on all these pages

Q&A Answers to questions about landscape architecture as a design discipline

  1. What is “landscape architecture”?
  2. What are the aims of landscape architecture?
  3. Was Frederick Law Olmsted the father of landscape architecture and origin of the term?
  4. What is landscape theory?
  5. What is the history of landscape architecture?
  6. Why did the UK adopt the term landscape architecture?
  7. Is there a problem with the term ‘landscape architecture’?
  8. What does ‘landscape’ mean in the term ‘landscape architecture’?
  9. What does ‘architecture’ mean in the term ‘landscape architecture’?
  10. Why did Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe see the ‘collective landscape’ as a ‘social necessity’?
  11. Does the landscape profession need professional societies?

Q&A Answers to questions about the practice of landscape architecture

  1. What is the relationship between landscape architecture and urban design?
  2. What is landscape planning and environmental impact design EID?
  3. How can landscape architects help mitigate climate change?
  4. What is a ‘greenway’ and why should we plan green ways?
  5. What is context-sensitive design theory?
  6. Do landscape architects have a role in skyline and skyspace planning?
  7. What is the landscape urbanism design method?
  8. Who are the great landscape architects in history?
  9. What does the future hold for landscape architecture?
  10. Are green roofs, living walls, roof gardens, skylines and skyscapes landscape architecture?
  11. Why is Vitruvius so important to landscape architecture?
  12. What should landscape architects contribute to cycleway planning and design?

Previous Q&A Answers to Questions about the UK Landscape Institute LI

  1. What is the Landscape Institute?
  2. Did Geoffrey and Susan Jellicoe seek to promote landscape architecture?
  3. Why was the UK Landscape Institute established?
  4. When and how did landscape architects become involved with public open space?
  5. Who founded the International Federation of Landscape Architects – IFLA?
  6. WHAT was Frank Clark’s Lament about landscape architecture?
  7. Should professional institutes run examinations – or should the universities do it?
  8. Why did the Institute of Landscape Architects change its name to the Landscape Institute?
  9. How should the term ‘landscape architecture’ be conceptualised?
  10. How should the Landscape Institute celebrate its 100th Anniversary?