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Landscape Architecture Resources: Professional Practice

Landscape Architecture Resources is a collective of research guides consisting of selective list of landscape and landscape architecture resources.


Landscape Architecture Professional Practice is a bibliographic research guide to UC Berkeley resources in the practice of landscape architecture. The intended audience is both UC Berkeley landscape architecture students and landscape architecture practitioners. Coverage includes general professional information, strategic research materials, and the practice of landscape architecture.

General Practice

Exams and Licensing

Print resources:



Here are some tools to find additional information about landscape professional practice, especially landscape architecture construction.

Quick Facts For a guide to additional landscape architecture reference sources, see Landscape Architecture Reference Sources.

See these guides for more resources.

Selected Titles



Site Planning & Furnishings


Details & Graphics See the section on Standards for graphic standards.


Construction & Materials


Cost Data


The Regulatory Environment



Code of Ethics


Competitions and Awards

 Note that professional journals sometimes regularly list open competitions, e.g., Topos, or feature award-winning projects, e.g., Urban Land.

Product Specification and Trade Literature