On the origins of landscape architecture

How many of us, landscape architects, endured the battle of explaining what we do? What is landscape architecture? What does a landscape architect do? The most common response to "Hi! My name is... I am a landscape architect." is: "oh an architect" or a raised eyebrow "?" Many people tend to hear only 'architecture' and … Continue reading On the origins of landscape architecture

Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Winning entry to OPUN (the architecture and design center for East Midlands) national competition to design a new square in the town of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Teamed up with Patricia Paegle, we created an innovative proposal showing how the town center could be transformed, starting wider regeneration of the area and contributing to the Council’s strategy of … Continue reading Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

“There is no such thing as weeds in our gardens…”

"There is no such thing as weeds in our garden" - a case of two community spaces in London that take environmentally responsible gardening into next level. Low maintenance, and drought-tolerant planting, with food growing and organic, permaculture elements, ecological, wildlife, climate change gardens.