The ILI was formed in 1992 from an amalgamation of the Irish Chapter of the Institute of Landscape Architects and the Institute of Landscape Horticulture of Ireland. This, in effect, joined private practice and public sector members, enabling them to further develop the landscape profession in Ireland.
Since 1992, the Institute has expanded to its current membership of 180 full members with an increasing number of affiliate and student members, mirroring the rise in profile and strength of the landscape architecture profession in Ireland.
Conferences have been held regularly since the early 1990’s which stimulated debate about the profession’s position and facilitated the ongoing growth of member’s expertise. The Biannual awards ceremony highlights and rewards the achievements of the Institute’s members. The institute has also made submissions on a number of national policy documents, facilitated the continuing Professional Development of its members and hosted regular social events.