Category: Visiting Speakers

Lecture: Hal Moggridge

INNOVATIVE Landscape Lectures Series: Being a Landscape Architect Tickets, Thu 17 Oct 2019 at 18:00 | Eventbrite This lecture will be conducted with a precersor interview ‘Yesterday Once More’ by Ying Li (李滢) View the poster About the…

Talk by Jane Findlay – President Elect of the Landscape Institute

We are hosting talk by Jane Findlay, president elect of the Landscape Institute, on 13/11/19 here at the University of Gloucestershire at the Francis Close Hall Campus main lecture theatre starting at 6.00pm. View the event poster Jane…

EDP: AIM HIGH

EDP aims to be the most responsive, effective and sought-after environmental practice in the UK. Ben Connolley, working in their Cheltenham office, took time out to attend our last AD5000 session and explained in detail how EDP’s working…

An inspiring talk about landscape inspiration

Jane Fitzgerald White, with the Portus Whitton practice in Cirencester, explained, indeed emphasised, the importance of the why and not just the how of landscape architecture. She herself has always taken delight in gardens and plants and has…

LVIA is more interesting than design. Discuss.

The last session of the Professional Practice module comprised a double act from Kathryn Ball and Radek Chanas who both work as landscape architects at Pegasus in Cirencester. Initially they revealed how they got into the profession themselves…

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE TALKS

Students on the AD5000 module have recently had lectures from Mark Cowell and Dan Bowles. Mark talked about the development of professionalism and the history and role of the Landscape Institute and Dan about his current work at…

Landscape and Infrastructure

LANDSCAPE AND INFRASTRUCTURE The annual John Simpson Memorial lecture was given this year by Professor Kathryn Moore of Birmingham City University. To view the lecture use this video link on Planet eStream: CLICK HERE

Introducing ATKINS

A Professional Practice talk given by Nick Rowson of Atkins, Bristol Following a brief résumé of his qualifications, the reasons for choosing his career path and early work experience, Nick went on to describe his thirty years at…

A Professional Practice talk given by Mike Joffe of EDP

Mike Joffe came to the profession of landscape architecture by a different route from Dan Bowles who spoke last week (see previous blog entry). Dan completed the four year course at Cheltenham straight after leaving school. Mike by…

LIFE AFTER UNI…

A Professional Practice talk given by Dan Bowles of MHP Dan, one of our recent graduates, gave a candid appraisal of his own landscape education here in Cheltenham where, he says, it is easy to dismiss the importance…