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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.

Conditions

  • Persons who meet the prescribed requirements for a certified architect, a certified landscape architect and a certified spatial planner, or pursuant to a decision on the recognition of a professional qualifications, are entered in the register of certified architects at the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS).

    After having passed the professional examination for entry in the register of certified architects at the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS), the candidate shall submit an application on the prescribed form, which shall normally be processed by the registration commission once a month, and if necessary, more frequently.

    When the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS) establishes that the candidate meets the requirements for entry in the register, it carries out the entry and issues a certificate.

    Not later than 15 days from the entry in the register, the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS) delivers to the certified designer the standard stamp bearing an identification number and an indication of the type of services for which they are certified.   The identification number is permanently linked to the stamp and must be used by the certified designer when providing services.

    Exception: SUSPENSION OF PROFESSIONAL TITLE

    If a person entered in the register of certified architects, certified landscape architects and certified spatial planners at the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS) temporarily refuses to provide services that fall within the description of their professional tasks, the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS) shall issue a decision on the suspension at the their request.

    Details

  • As of the date of entry in the register, the responsible project designer mandatorily becomes a member of the Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS).

    Members of the Chamber are obliged to pay an annual membership fee upon their acquisition of membership. The obligation to pay the membership fee and other contributions arises on the first day of the month following the acquisition of membership.

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