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Responsible designer in landscape architecture

A responsible designer in landscape architecture is an individual who prepares studies, designs or design documentation for exterior arrangements such as: public green and other open spaces – parks, open spaces of residential areas, playgrounds, cemeteries, roadside areas, tree-lined alleys, open spaces along public buildings and others.

As a responsible designer, he/she is accountable for each design he/she prepares and confirms with his/her signature and stamp. He/she also guarantees that the plan complies with spatial acts, building construction regulations and project conditions, meets all essential requirements and complies with the detailed plans.

A responsible designer in landscape architecture is an individual who meets all the prescribed conditions and is entered in the ZAPS register.

Upon entry in the register, a responsible designer becomes a mandatory member of the Chamber, and is provided with a stamp, and identity number and declaration for the type of services for which he/she is authorised, which he/she then uses in the pursuit of the profession.


  • The registration procedure is initiated when an applicant lodges an application with the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning (ZAPS) along with evidence of compliance with the given conditions.

    When the Chamber finds that the applicant meets the entry conditions, the applicant is entered in the register and issued with a certificate of registration.

    Membership of the Chamber, which is compulsory, starts on the date of entry in the register.

    Within 15 days of the date of entry, the new member receives a stamp with the assigned identification number.


  • On the date of the entry in the register, the applicant becomes an obligatory member of the Chamber.

    The obligation to pay for the membership commences with the first day of the month following the affiliation.

    The annual membership for members with active authorisations who are entered in the register of the Chamber amounts to EUR 234.00.


Recognition of qualifications acquired abroad

There are following systems for the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in the EU:

Cross-border provisions of profession

Performance of the profession in Slovenia is possible on cross-border/temporary basis. You may start performing it after acquisition of a specific permit from Competent authority.

Čezmejno/občasno se poklic v Republiki Sloveniji lahko opravlja s prijavo na ZAPS po  priznani poklicni kvalifikacij po splošnem sistemu.

Last modified:
20. 9. 2021