CLARB 2.0 Strategic Framework


Adopted in March 2022, the framework above outlines the environment, the impact and the outcomes that CLARB expects to experience in the next five years. We have articulated an envisioned future that fulfills CLARB’s mission and governing intent, we have defined measurable objectives that indicate progress toward, and achievement of, the envisioned future; and developed a roadmap to guide our work, our strategic discussions and learning at Board meetings, leadership recruitment and selection, resource allocation, and short and long-term planning.

The CLARB 2.0 Story, Illustrated

CLARB 2 Illustration


To design and promote landscape architectural standards.


The world's people, places and environment are protected by landscape architecture.

Preferred future

Agile standards with flexible education, experience and examination that enables borderless and diverse landscape architecture practice and is focused on the protection of health, safety and well-being (HSW), and considers emerging design, technical and societal trends.  


  • Lead with Vision: Planning for the future with creativity, wisdom, and foresight.
  • Act with Integrity: Operating with transparency and in alignment with our values and principles.
  • Demonstrate Thought Leadership: Building trust and influence within our community.
  • Aspire to Excellence: Striving for continuous improvement through learning, growth, and development.
  • Foster Inclusive Community: Cultivating meaningful connections among our stakeholders.
  • Engage as Stewards: Managing the organization’s resources and mission with care and respect.
  • Design Collaboratively: Engaging stakeholders and partners to develop and achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

Get involved

CLARB relies on volunteer support to advance our mission and strategic objectives.

You can join our efforts to design and promote landscape architectural standards. Learn more about our variety of volunteer opportunities and get started today.