Landscape Architecture is a field of study which involves the designing, planning and managing of the public areas, landmarks and parks in our environment. It is one of the sub-branches of architecture. These architects design traditional places such as parks, residential developments, campuses, gardens, cemeteries, commercial centres, resorts, transportation facilities, corporate and institutional centres and waterfront developments. Landscape architects work at that interface between the physical environment and human culture.
Landscape architects typically do the following:
· Landscape contractors normally undertake actual construction or maintenance work, with landscape architects or landscape designers retaining responsibility for the designs, overseeing the project and monitoring progress. Landscape architects normally work in an office and travel to sites as needed.
The average salary for a Landscape Architect is ₹3,98,600 per year (₹33,215 per month), which is ₹11,100 (+3%) higher than the national average salary in India. A Landscape Architect can expect an average starting salary of ₹1,56,700. The highest salaries can exceed ₹10,00,000.