Why study Landscape Architecture at Dalhousie?
The Bachelor of Technology in Landscape Architecture at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture takes a hands-on approach to landscape and design. From plant identification to understanding ecological systems, our students learn in greenhouses, campus gardens and design studios. You will gain an environmental awareness and develop problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in interdisciplinary teams. You will also develop theoretical approaches to managing and designing landscapes and graduate from Dalhousie with the technical skills necessary to work in the private and public sectors.
As a Landscape Architecture student, you'll learn scientific concepts and horticulture and design principles. Guided by respected, experienced faculty members, you will also learn how to apply these principles to the creation of innovative, sustainable residential neighbourhoods, parks, conservation areas, historic sites and other spaces.
Landscape Architecture graduates enjoy excellent job opportunities and the chance to make a significant impact in a dynamic field. As a landscape architect, you can influence policy, innovate through design and build vibrant, sustainable communities.
The B. Tech in Landscape Architecture is actively pursuing accreditation and the program is enrolled in the voluntary Candidacy Program with the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Council.