The American Society for Landscape Architects (ASLA)


The American Society for Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the national professional association for landscape architects. Founded in 1899, ASLA, a 501(c)(6) organization, is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 72 student chapters. Members of the Society use the “ASLA” suffix after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession.The organization promotes the profession and advances its practice through advocacy, education, communication and fellowship. Numerous resources are available for landscape architects, students and others interested in the profession, and include information related to the practice of landscape architecture, learning opportunities, conferences, and advocacy.

Landscape architects analyze, plan, design, manage, and nurture the built and natural environments. Landscape architects have a significant impact on communities and quality of life. They design parks, campuses, streetscapes, trails, plazas, and other projects that help define a community. Learn more about what landscape architects do with this interactive infographic on the design process.

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