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Roadside planting for beauty and biodiversity

In his introduction to a book on Roadside planting (Country Life, 1930) the Chief Engineer for the Ministry of Transport’s Roads Department (C.H. Bressey) wrote that ‘The services which the Roads Beautifying Association is in a position to render… will

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More London urban design by Townshend landscape architects

More London is an office development on the south bank of the River Thames between London Bridge and Tower Bridge. The brief given to the landscape architects, in 1998, was to create a unique place with both an individual character

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2014 was a great year for landscape architecture

On 12th October 2014 the  Huffington Post US reported that This year there was a cultural shift that saw landscape architecture and its practitioners achieve an unprecedented level of visibility and influence. This year the single most notable development came courtesy

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Triton Square

Triton Square, by PLACE Design + Planning, is a central square for major public events at Regent’s Place. A granite paving module runs through the space and is extruded to different heights to create multiple seating opportunities around the performance

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More London

Morelondon is an office development on the south bank of the River Thames between London Bridge and Tower Bridge. The brief given to the landscape architects, in 1998, was to create a unique place with both an individual character which the flexibility

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Landscape architecture exhibition at the Building Centre

Curated by The Building Centre and the Landscape Institute, an exhibition on Rethinking the Urban Landscape makes the case for investment in ‘green infrastructure’. Examples from over 30 landscape architecture firms and 50 projects show how urban rengeration projects can benefit

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