On Friday night, UNSW Built Environment celebrated 40 years of the Landscape Architecture degree.

The celebration brought together past and present staff, students alumni, industry professionals, and friends, to recognise the degree’s evolution and the commitment to cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary for the design of a meaningful built environment.

In 1974, UNSW Australia was the first Australian university to offer a degree course in landscape architecture. It is currently the only fully accredited landscape architecture degree in NSW. Since its inception, UNSW Built Environment continuously evolved to meet industry changes and needs.

Director, Landscape Architecture Discipline, Linda Corkery says there has never been a more important time to be a landscape architect.

"The challenges of creating liveable cities are increasingly complex, but the opportunities for involvement are multidimensional—and the career options ever expanding."

"For Landscape Architecture at UNSW, it is a time to reflect on our achievements and those of almost 900 graduates. Importantly, it’s a time for looking ahead to the future and charting our directions for growth."

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