After several years of lean prospects, landscape architects are back in hot demand after a sudden spike in job advertisements and vacancies, the peak representative body for the landscape architecture profession says.

In its most recent announcement, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects says that compared with May and June, the number of advertised positions on its web site was up by 50 percent in July and August. The organisation also said its own membership nation-wide had grown from 1,400 in February…