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Enhancement Week 3: Trip to Hockerton

As part of our third Enhancement Week, we travelled to the Hockerton Housing Project (HHP) in Nottinghamshire.  With the theme being Principles of Sustainable Design, the self-sufficient co-housing development appeared an ideal choice. Operating as a community business,…

SLS 2015/16 presentations now online to view

Five presentations from the Sustainable Landscape Series 2015/16 are now available online to view. They include: Emily Haysom: Negotiated Territories (Nov 2015) Jennifer White: Historic England (February 2016) Chris Bodle: Small Actions, Big Changes (February 2016) James Conway: ARUP (March…

Sustainable Landscape Series 2015/16 speakers

The final list of speakers for the Sustainable Landscape Series has now been fixed – see below for more details, or download the list here…SLS 2015 full list SLS 2015/16 24 NOVEMBER 2015: Emily Haysom (Artist and landscape architect) 02…

Landscape Issues reborn!

Landscape Issues has been reborn. This journal, produced by the landscape architecture course and first published in the 1980s through to the 90s, has re-appeared in online format (at www.landscapeissues.com) and in hard-copy print. It is our intention…

Class of 1964 – 50th anniversary reunion

Three years ago we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment in 1961 of our Landscape Architecture course. It was with great pleasure that we recently hosted the reunion of most of the class of students who started…

Allan and Scott’s site recce for St Peter and the Moors project

Last week Allan Mitchell and Scott Farlow went on a site visit to the Moors area of Cheltenham, site for an upcoming third year module this year. The project is part of the larger Lottery Funded St Peter…

Bob’s Far Eastern Adventure, March 2014

I have recently spent two weeks in Java (Indonesia) and three days in Singapore. The visits to Bogor Botanic Gardens, Java, and the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, were of particular interest to me and are illustrated and…

Sudeley Castle visit

As part of this year’s staff development the Landscape Architecture tutors had a tour of the landscapes of Sudeley Castle by Steve Lannin and John Hodder, the Head Gardeners. It was a fascinating insight into the creation, historic development,…

Staff Excellence Awards – Landscape Winners

At the Staff Excellence and Student Led Teaching Awards this week two of the lecturers from Landscape Architecture won in different categories…many congratulations to… Bill Burford (Undergraduate Course Leader, Landscape Architecture) won the award for MOST OUTSTANDING LECTURER….