Graduate Landscape Architect

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As Landscape Architects at Arup, we expect our designers to think creatively, innovatively, and develop the best outcomes for people, nature, and the environment. That includes adaptations like green and blue infrastructure, multi-functional and regenerative design, together with sustainable principles throughout. You will be part of an award-winning team that designs and helps deliver ground-breaking and iconic projects through our work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services. Independent in ownership and spirit, we're a global firm of designers, engineers, consultants, and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world. 

Arup provides an integrated approach and delivers sustainable solutions to the design of cities and complex urban and rural environments. We are a team of landscape architects, GIS, digital and visualisation experts working on a variety of projects across the world. Our network of landscape teams in the UK includes London, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Newcastle and Solihull, with overseas teams in New York, Brisbane, Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai. We are differentiated from our competitors by our ability to combine skills to solve particularly complex or unusual problems and help our clients to create an integrated vision with a full commitment to develop successful and sustainable places.     

With a well-established landscape architecture business, we offer our clients a full range of services including, but not limited to, the following:    

  • Masterplanning    
  • Concept design through to detailed design and construction     
  • Visualisations/3D Modelling    
  • Design guidelines and best practice    
  • Feasibility studies and area strategies    
  • Strategic planning, assessment and policy review     

Our landscape architecture teams work side by side with a wide range of Arup's other specialist disciplines, including urban design, architecture, ecology, town planning, sustainability experts, engineering, cost consulting and project management.     

Your typical day to day responsibilities could include: Assisting design work and graphics, Preparation of detailed construction drawings, Preparation of masterplan graphics, Production of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA), Preparation of clear and concise reports, Attending team meetings, Attending project reviews and workshops, Site Surveys and Planning your workload so that you can deliver on time or ahead of target.   

Is this role right for you? 

We're looking for graduates with passion for design, curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with an understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the landscape architecture industry and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you. We are looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills;  

  • A Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture (or related discipline) 
  • A Masters or Post Graduate Diploma qualification in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Management is desirable. For those joining us who are qualified to Bachelor's degree level, you will need to be committed to gaining a post-graduate qualification while working with us, to be eligible for chartership 

Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we'd like to hear from you. 

You should be able to start this opportunity in September 2024. 

DEADLINE 28th March 2024