The purpose of CELA is to further education in landscape architecture specifically related to teaching, research/scholarly works, and service. We do this by engaging in scholarly activities between students, faculty and public/private practitioners. The development and management of curricula, the generation and diffusion of knowledge, and the promotion of public health, safety and welfare are key to our purposes. CELA is an international organization comprised of institutions and individuals that meet annually to disseminate the latest thinking and findings through refereed presentations and papers. Twice a year, CELA publishes Landscape Journal , the preeminent scholarly journal in the field. CELA also posts on its website Landscape Research Record, a refereed compilation of full papers from each annual CELA conference. Please continue to browse our website, or contact us, to learn more about higher education and academic practice in landscape architecture.