Landscape architecture offers a wide range of potential career paths, thus the career path of a landscape architect is almost never linear. Many landscape architects pursue careers outside of the traditional path, seeking adjacent careers that help expand upon the profession. Meet three landscape architects who are using their design training and passion for landscape architecture in non-traditional ways. This session explores their paths, shedding light on the profession, its breadth of opportunities, its strengths and weaknesses, and the importance of collaboration with allied professionals.
Gain insight into non-traditional career paths in landscape architecture.
Gain new perspectives on the breadth of the profession and the ways in which design training can prepare one to pursue many different career trajectories.
Understand the reasons why the traditional career path may not be right for everyone.
Understand the importance of allied/adjacent fields in the advancement of landscape architecture.