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List of famous landscape architects, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top landscape architects in the world? This includes the most prominent landscape architects, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable landscape architects is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic landscape architects were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned landscape architects.

List includes Frederick Law Olmsted, Jean-Charles Alphand, more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known landscape architects to the lesser known landscape architects of today, these are some of the best professionals in the landscape architect field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous landscape architects ever?" and "What are the names of famous landscape architects?" then you're in the right place. 
Frederick Law Olmsted is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Landscape Architects
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Frederick Law Olmsted was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture, although many scholars have bestowed that title upon Andrew Jackson Downing. Olmsted was famous for ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1822-1903)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Designer, Architect, Landscape architect

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Roberto Burle Marx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Landscape Architects
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Roberto Burle Marx was a Brazilian landscape architect whose designs of parks and gardens made him world famous. He is accredited with having introduced modernist landscape architecture to Brazil. He was known as a modern nature artist and a public urban space designer. His work had a great ...more

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Age: Died at 85 (1909-1994)

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

Profession: Botonist, Architect, Landscape architect

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Lawrence Halprin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Landscape Architects
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Lawrence Halprin was an influential American landscape architect, designer and teacher. Beginning his career in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, in 1949, Halprin often collaborated with a local circle of modernist architects on relatively modest projects. These figures included William ...more

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Age: Died at 93 (1916-2009)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Designer, Landscape architect, Teacher

Credits: Breath Made Visible

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Jean-Charles Alphand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Landscape Architects
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Jean-Charles Alphand


Jean-Charles Adolphe Alphand, born in 1817 and died in 1891, interred at Père Lachaise Cemetery, was a French Engineer of the Corps of Bridges and Roads. Under Napoléon III, Alphand participated in the renovation of Paris directed by Baron Haussmann between 1852 and 1870, in the company of another ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1817-1891)

Birthplace: Grenoble, France

Profession: Landscape architect

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