Last modified: 2020-01-12 | Approximate reading time 2 mins
A landscape architect is a specialist in outdoor space layouts. Thanks to their expertise, not only will you optimize your garden, but you’ll also be able to create a beautiful space that meets all of your expectations.A landscape architect is a specialist that has studied soils, plants, biology, ecology, ecosystems, and everything related to landscaping. Therefore, they know how to deal with outdoor spaces, from planning to styling. They’ll try to meet all of your expectations if they are feasible and will present the best alternatives if some things cannot be done.
Another major advantage of working with a landscape architect is that they will allow you to save both time and money. Indeed, although you’ll have to pay them to do the job, thanks to their knowledge your dream garden can become a reality in less time than if you try to do it yourself.
For example, if you want to install a pool or a spa, the architect can help you find the best possible arrangements according to the space you have.
Besides, if an inexperienced person does the job, you’ll probably end up with a botched landscape and will have to pay more to repair the damages. Thus, working with a landscape architect is your best option to guarantee good results.
The final drawing should include all the items (pool, spa, etc.), the plants, the types of materials and the detailed pricing for everything. The meeting may vary a little from one landscape architect to another but they all follow the main steps as listed previously.
In Quebec, l’Association des Architectes Paysagistes du Québec (AAPQ) – which can be translated as “the Association of Landscape Architects of Quebec”- regroups many professional landscape architects. To keep their membership, all members must follow the association's rules and the code of ethics.
To see examples of landscaping and exterior renovation projects completed by RenoQuotes.com contractors, check out "10 examples of landscaping projects".
RenoQuotes.com can help you get quotes for your landscaping project. If you submit your project to us, we’ll put you in contact with the best landscape architects in our network. Fill in the form on the homepage (it only takes a few minutes), and you will receive quotes from companies that are specialized in landscaping.
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