By examining Landscape Architecture's role in the tourism sector, it underscores its significance in shaping ethical tourism experiences. This exploration encompasses the identification of both ethical and unethical practices prevalent among design professionals, along with the challenges inherent in upholding ethical design principles. These endeavors promote a comprehensive understanding and dedication to achieving ethically sound landscapes. While sustainability remains fundamental to Landscape Architecture, it remains susceptible to practices such as "greenwashing."

This session aims to:

  1. Provide insight on how landscape architects play a huge role in creating spaces for tourism
  2. Acknowledge the overlying problem of the term sustainability and the weight of its meaning translated to the profession
  3. Touch the concepts such as "greenwashing", "eco" tourism, sustainable tourism in the lens of a Landscape Architect