852322 The legal environment and standardization in landscape architecture

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction


Legal basics for practising the profession of landscape architect (employed, free lance, professional)
Practising in Europe
Rights and duties in professional work (services, liabilities, remuneration)
Tendering planning services (tenders and contracts, BVergG 2006)
Legal aspects of (landscape)architecture competitions
The role of the landscape architect in administrative procedures (submission and permit according to building laws, forestry laws, laws pertaining to water and waterways, laws on nature conservation and others)
Standardization (types of standards, national and international standardization, important standards in landscape architecture) and other technical rules

Previous knowledge expected

Scope and methods in landscape architecture (the lecture is designed for students in the master curriculum)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Overview of significant legal norms and standards in landscape architecture and of the legal basis for professional practice; Orientation in the legal system, use of sources of information; Applying for permits
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.