65 Vancouver Landscape Architects and Designers

Professional landscaping anchors a house to the site, connects it with the environment and creates a welcoming entrance to a home. Garden designers and architects work with living plants as well as building materials, so they are designing for future growth and maintenance as well as the present. Landscape architecture is also very regional, so you want to find a designer that’s familiar with the Vancouver Metro Area climate and plants that do well there. Start here to find out more about hiring a landscape designer to help with your landscape construction. More 
Aloe Designs (604) 568-7324
Vancouver, BC, CA V5l1V7
Aloe Designs is a Vancouver landscape design group that creates fresh outdoor living spaces—cultivating sustainable communities one patio, balcony, backyard, rooftop, and... Read More 
Our people are passionate, well trained individuals who embrace "excellence" as a core value & genuinely love what they do. Our team is happy to help you enhance your outdoor living spaces.
Vancouver, BC, CA
Glenna Partridge Garden Design is a boutique landscape design studio that specializes in creating residential garden spaces in Vancouver, British Columbia since 2000. My... Read More 
Botanica Design (604) 841-1908
Vancouver, BC, CA V5V 1J5
Botanica Design is a Vancouver landscape design company dedicated to the creation of unique and timeless green spaces. Innovative and modern design solutions that reflect... Read More 
Surrey, BC, CA V3S 2X5
Pacifica is a Vancouver area, award winning landscape architectural design firm that specializes in dramatic outdoor living spaces! They are dedicated to providing a high standard... Read More 
CYAN Horticulture (604) 734-4439
Vancouver, BC, CA v6k 1j3
CYAN Horticulture is a dynamic, multi-faceted enterprise, which offers inclusive garden services to the discerning individual, as well as commercial and institutional clients.... Read More 
Victoria, BC, CA V8W 1S5
Duane Ensing - LANDSCAPE SOLUTIONS is a full service design/build firm based in Victoria, British Columbia, serving greater Vancouver Island and some portions of the Mainland. ... Read More 
Vancouver, BC, CA V6J 1E5
We’re passionate about landscape architecture. About the possibilities for uniting architecture, nature and design in creating highly individual gardens. From envisioning a master... Read More 
Mission, BC, CA
We provide you with landscape consultation, award-winning design, landscape installation & Feng Shui garden design throughout the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley & Greater Vancouver... Read More 
Vancouver, BC, CA V5N 3X9
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Vancouver, Los-Angeles, Seattle, BC, CA
CREATING A UNIFIED AND AUTHENTIC WHOLE; ____________________________________ THOMAS KYLE has been practicing landscape design, site planning and project management for over 17... Read More 
Pot Incorporated (604) 862-4273
North Vancouver, BC, CA V7L1B8
Pot Incorporated is a Vancouver based plant vessel manufacturer and landscape company specializing in container design and fine landscape services. We manufacture premium custom... Read More 
Victoria, BC, CA V9A 7L9
Comprehensive Design solutions for your Exterior, Landscapes and Environments. Space Planning and Interior Design for residential, office or commercial application. Read More 
Vancouver, BC, CA
Surrey, BC, CA V3S3K9
Westland Design is a landscape design, construction, and maintenance company. We are located in South Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. We provide Westcoast style landscape with... Read More 
Vancouver, BC, CA V6J 3S6
We design and maintain beautiful organic landscapes, full of diversity and life. Read More 
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What Is a Landscape Architect?


The work of this professional can pretty much be summarized to include everything that is not related to the house structure itself. The landscape architect can even work with the architect to choose the right spot for your Vancouver Metro Area house. From there he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your landscape construction, based on individual needs, the Vancouver Metro Area climate and the activities that will be performed in the yard, as well as designs and planting plans. They will also design any structures or outbuildings that will be added to the landscape. Any grading changes that will be added to the landscape are also the responsibility of the landscape architect. This includes any drainage modifications. An engineer can also be responsible for these tasks, but a licensed professional is fully capable. Like building architects, they will produce preliminary concept drawings as well as detailed construction documents and planting plans. Three-dimensional renderings and illustrative plans are all supplementary.

What Is a Landscape Designer?


Landscape designers generally have ecological, aesthetic and technical training, which helps them maximize the potential of your outdoor space. Keeping in mind both style and functionality, landscape designers analyze your architecture and yard to produce a plan that may or may not include location and materials for walkways, patios, water features, fences, garden aspects and more. In addition, a Vancouver Metro Area garden designer will carefully assess your geographic region to choose plants, trees and flowers that will flourish naturally, as well as address concerns such as drainage, screening and soil conditions. Certain landscape designers only help with landscape planning, some may deliver the plans and then oversee a hired landscape contractor, and others — typically following a design-build approach — take care of both the design and all aspects of the landscape construction.

Before you hire a landscape professional, consider the scope and emphasis of your landscape architecture project. Landscape architects, who typically hold advanced degrees in their field, are trained to develop comprehensive structural plans that include plants, hardscaping, water use, drainage and more. Landscape designers typically specialize in the aesthetic and horticultural, rather than structural, side of yard and garden planning. They might or might not have advanced training. Even within their fields, a garden designer may specialize in hardscape- or vegetation-focused designs. In some cases you might need to hire additional help to get the outdoor space you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of landscape architects & landscape designers: Landscape Contractors, Garden & Landscape Supplies, Tree Services, Lawn & Sprinklers, Decks, Patios & Outdoor Enclosures.

Questions to ask a prospective landscape architect or designer:


  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been in the business?
  • What is your certification?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • How much do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What regions and climates are you skilled in?
  • Can you accommodate my special requests (such as ADA or LEED)?
  • What types of renderings will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When can you complete this project?
  • What do your services include?
  • Who will be working on the project design?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you provide me with a written estimate?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns that you know of or that might come up in the future with this project?

Find a landscape architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Vancouver Metro Area landscape architects and designers. You can also look through Vancouver Metro Area photos to find a space you like, then contact the professional who posted the photo.
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