What IS Landscape Architecture?

Landscape architecture is a licensed Architect specializing in the design of outdoor spaces. Melton Design Group has designed everything from landmarks to city parks and recreation areas, residential projects, skate parks, trail systems, agritourism and agricultural entertainment spaces.  Landscape architecture can also include habitat, stream and creek restoration, as well as commercial and housing developments.

What does Landscape Architecture involve?

Landscape architecture involves urban design and planning, horticulture, site planning, parks and recreation planning, master planning, digital rendering and more. In fact, all 50 states require you to have a license to even call yourself a landscape architect!

What does a Landscape Architect actually DO? 

The Landscape Architect encompasses every element of the outdoor experience. They have received a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited school and have met state requirements to obtain a license. Landscape Architects do it all: site analysis, design, presentation and more. They produce master plans that are construction-ready, typically for commercial projects.