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Landscape architecture is the art of planning, designing, maintaining, rehabilitating and preserving the green space and design of man-made constructions. Landscape architecture degrees focus on topics such as architectural design, site planning, living space design, urban planning, urban design, park planning, regional planning, and historic preservation. Landscape architecture also continues to create innovative solutions to current issues related to green space aesthetics of roads, parks and gardens. Programmes reunite numerous elements from others disciplines including: botany, climatology, topography and floriculture.

Bachelors and Masters in Landscape Architecture cover topics such as: plants and their applications, digital landscape graphics, social factors in environmental design, cultural landscape, technical drawing, history of public spaces.

Students of landscape architecture degrees develop skills in aesthetic sensitivity and environmental awareness, as well as creativity in emphasizing the practical applications of design solutions. A landscape architect requires an in-depth knowledge of biology, geography, as well as of the main characteristics of soil and air masses.

Landscape architecture graduates follow careers in lawn administration, maintenance and recondition of green areas. They may work as urban planners, landscape architects, cartographers, floriculture consultants, and more.

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M.Sc. Landscape Architecture

In one of Europe’s largest campuses for education in Landscape Design, Landscape Planning and Landscape Management and Construction, this Landscape Architecture Master’s programme at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences gives you a possibility to in-depth studies in varied areas of Landscape Architecture.

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M.Sc. Urbanism

The educational concept of this Master program in Urbanism from Fontys University of Applied Sciences is unique; education in concurrency with employment in a professional practice. This concurrent education offers students experience and education beyond the school curriculum, essential to their professional formation as urban designers.

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M.A. Heritage Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities, is the only faculty in Europe that, departing from a spacial perspective, offers an interdisciplinary programme problematizing the tensions between maintenance, memory and renewal in the transformation of heritage. The Heritage Studies programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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