School of Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture schools such as the Academy of Art University provide students with the design and technical content and skills to enter the industry of landscape architecture and to create beautiful, viable, and innovative outdoor places both here at home and around the globe. You’ll learn the multiplicity of opportunities facing the profession and gain the tools to help you succeed in the industry.

 

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What We Teach

Landscape Architecture is the perfect combination of art and science, urban and rural, living systems and sculptural form, historical precedent, and innovative vision. It is the profession of the future.

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Our revolutionary online courses provide the same rigorous education that we offer on campus with greater flexibility. Our online programs are purpose-built to deliver art and design courses. Study on your own time, at your own pace. Combine online and on-site classes.

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The Ridge Lane Project

Designing a Safe Community Park

A reimagined Ridge Lane in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood is the latest addition to the city’s 132 street parks. Design for the project was contributed by Academy of Art University School of Landscape Architecture students Nahal Sohbati (MFA alum) and Eric Arneson (2016 MFA alum). Check out their project!

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Facilities & Technology

The latest in software and equipment is essential to preparing you to enter the work force, which is why we keep up with current advancements in the technology and industry practices that affect landscape architecture. Whatever the pros are doing and whatever the pros are using is what you will find in our classrooms and studios.

Faculty

Our instructors work in creative businesses, providing you with invaluable knowledge that comes from their personal expertise, as well as networking opportunities that can lead to internships and rewarding careers.

Student Success: Changing the Landscape with Virtual Reality

See how Jason Jeon used his knowledge of virtual reality to bring his Landscape Architecture graduate thesis to life.

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Careers in Landscape Architecture

As one of the top art and design schools in the country, Academy of Art University landscape architecture graduates have a range of opportunities to choose from. Our facilities, faculty, and hands-on learning approach are designed to provide you with the tools you need to succeed as a landscape architect.

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