Membership

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Full membership - Landscape Architect

applies if you...

  • Are a Full Member in good standing in the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects or in the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects

and, Can be endorsed by two landscape architects, one of whom has been a member of the AALA for a minimum of five (5) years

  • Are a Full Member in good standing of another Association of Landscape Architects

and, have completed all four parts of the LARE

and, have 3,600 hours of practical experience in the practice of landscape architecture under the supervision of a Landscape Architect-within the 5 year immediately preceding the application.

and, can be endorsed by two landscape architects, one of whom has been a member of the AALA for a minimum of five (5) years

  • Are a Full Member in good standing of another Association of Landscape Architects

and, have more than 10-years experience as a Landscape Architect

and, can be endorsed by two landscape architects, one of whom has been a member of the AALA for a minimum of five (5) years

  • Hold a degree in Landscape Architecture from a recognized CSLA program

and, have successfully completed Internship Program as endorsed by your advisor.

Associate Membership

Associate (I) Membership applies if you...

  • Hold a degree in Landscape Architecture from a recognized CSLA program

and, are in the process of obtaining the work experience required for registration as a Landscape Architect

  • Have successfully completed the Mentorship Program

and are in the process of obtaining the work experience required for registration as a Landscape Architect

  • Have a membership in good standing in a CSLA component association other than the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects or the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects

and are in the process of completing requirements for registration as a Landscape Architect

Associate (R) Membership applies if you...

  • Hold a degree in Landscape Architecture from a recognized CSLA program

but, are not in process within the Internship program.

  • Hold a related degree and that is believed to be equivalent to an Accredited University Degree Program, and work directly in the field of Landscape Architecture

but, are not in process within the Internship program.

  • Hold a diploma as an Landscape Architecture Technician 

and, have successfully completed the Mentorship Program

but, are not in process within the Internship program.

  • Have a membership in good standing in a CSLA component association other than the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects or the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects

but, are not in process within the Internship program.

Associate (M) Membership applies if you...

  • Hold a diploma as an Landscape Architecture Technician 

and, are working to complete the Mentorship Program

  • Have a degree or a diploma in a discipline related to landscape architecture

and, are working to complete the Mentorship Program

Landscape Architectural Technology (LAT)

LAT Membership applies if you…

  • Hold a diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology from an accredited program and are actively engaged in the practice of landscape architectural technology

-or-

  • Hold a diploma in a related discipline and work in the field of Landscape Architectural Technology with a minimum of two (2) years of work experience under a landscape architect

LAT Trainee Membership applies if you…

  • Hold a diploma in a related discipline and work in the field of Landscape Architectural Technology

and, are gaining two (2) years of work experience under a landscape architect

Student Membership applies if you…

  • Are actively enrolled in studies toward a university degree in landscape architecture or a diploma in landscape architectural technology from a CSLA recognized program

Affiliate MembersHIP Applies if you...

  • Do not hold a degree in landscape architecture, but are considered an ally to the profession. This would include: educators, architects, engineers, planners, other design professionals, horticulturists, ecologists, botanists, other practitioners of natural arts and sciences and government officials concerned with the use and administration of open spaces.

Inactive Members

  • Are qualified to be a Member, but are not currently practicing in the field of Landscape Architecture

EMERITUS MEMBERS

  • Are retired Members who have been selected by the Board of Directors for major contributions to the profession of landscape architecture

Honourary Members

  • Are distinguished individuals who have been selected by the Board of Directors in recognition of outstanding community activity related to the principle or practice of Landscape Architecture
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Project: West Eau Claire Park + Public Realm Plan
Location: Calgary, AB
Completed: Ongoing
Firm: O2 Planning and Design

As part of Calgary's downtown riverfront between the Peace Bridge and Eau Claire, West Eau Claire Park defines the Centre City's edge.
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