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The second division is landscape design more focused on the design of individual landforms to reliably meet the goals as set out in the closure planning process. Landscape engineering is the interdisciplinary application of engineering and other applied sciences to the design and creation of anthropogenic landscapes.

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He took up the term from Meason and gave it publicity in his Encyclopedias and in his 1840 book on the Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphry Repton.[4] It was first used as a professional title by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1863.[citation needed] Andrew Jackson Downing (1815–1852)[5] was another early American landscape designer, and editor of The Horticulturist magazine (1846–52). Landscape architecture is a multi-disciplinary field, incorporating aspects of botany, horticulture, the fine arts, architecture, industrial design, soil sciences, environmental psychology, geography, and ecology.

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There can be significant overlap of talents and skills, depending on the education, licensing, and experience of the professional. Landscape architecture continues to develop as a design discipline, and to respond to the various movements in architecture and design throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Ecoscaping integrates the disciplines of landscape architecture and spatial planning with environmental science and provides an innovative approach in creating a sustainable and nature-friendly design and/or construction. It also draws upon applied sciences: Agricultural & Horticultural Sciences, Engineering Geomorphology, landscape architecture, and Mining, Geotechnical, and Civil, Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering.

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