Track: Landscape Architecture

The Landscape Architecture track deals with making space inspired by nature, art and technology whereby the formal, material and cultural qualities of the site forms the departure of the design. The track teaches students to transform and create compositions ‘through’ scale, time and as a process. Landscape Architecture is an independent design discipline strongly related to Urbanism and Architecture. 

Degree: Master of Science Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences

Credits: 120 ECTS, 24 months

Type: Full-time

Start: BSc Bouwkunde graduates can start every quarter. New students can only enrol in September.

Language of instruction: English

What you will learn

The landscape architect connects in- and outdoor spaces: from architectonic ensembles, including gardens, urban spaces and large-scale urban, rural and infrastructural landscapes. Students learn to see landscape as a contextual underlay for understanding, ordering and acting in spatial transformations. The emphasis lies on the historical continuity of landscape as a process.

Situated within the faculty of Architecture and the Built environment the Landscape Architecture track focuses on building sciences. 

After graduation

The Landscape Architecture track is one of five specialisation tracks within the Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences master programme. On graduation, students receive Master of Science degree in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences (Landscape Architecture track).

With the Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urbanism track you can register in the Dutch Register of Architects and apply for the title of Architect, Landscape Architect or Urban Designer in the Netherlands, respectively, after completing a period of professional work experience (beroepservaringperiode). The Building Technology and Management in the Built Environment tracks do not allow you to register in the Dutch Register of Architects.

An additional condition for registration as a Landscape Architect is that you need to have acquired sufficient Landscape Architecture related credits in your Bachelor programme. Read more