The Irish Landscape Institute is the professional body representing Landscape Architects in Ireland, governed by a Constitution and a Code of Professional Conduct. The Institute has a membership of 160, made up of fellows and full members, graduate members, student members, honorary members and affiliates. ILI is a registered member of both EFLA (European Foundation for Landscape Architecture) and IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects).

The ILI aims to:
  • Set standards of excellence in the fields of landscape planning, landscape architecture and landscape management.
  • Encourage and facilitate the Continued Professional Development of its members.
  • Increase public awareness of landscape professionals and their work.
  • Support the interaction of landscape architecture with related disciplines such as engineering, architecture and planning.
  • Support the development of landscape education at all levels in Ireland.

In promoting knowledge of the profession, the Institute runs a lecture series, which is generally free and open to non-members and associated professionals.  Conferences are held regularly, and the ILI Awards are held bi-annually, honoring excellence in the fields of landscape planning, design and management.