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Forest of Dean Freeminers

For me, I suppose it’s the geology that makes the Forest of Dean unique. As an earth scientist, my interest is always fired by a knowledge of the strata underground and how that influences the surface relief. The…

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Save the planet: fly to Java, “Garden of the East”

For much of the time teaching Appraising Landscapes and Sustainable Technology to the current first year students, I have been banging my drum about the global climate emergency, advocating some of the founding principles of the Extinction Rebellion…

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Lightmoor site visit, Forest of Dean, 29th October

We’ve been using Lightmoor as a project site for many years. Not because we can’t think of anywhere else to go but because it perfectly fits the bill in terms of its mining heritage which imbues the whole…

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Landscape and Urban Design Field Trip to Cardiff

Landscape and Urban Design Field Trip to Cardiff New students were welcomed to the course with a trip to Cardiff including a lecture by Peter McComiskey, Director of TACP Landscapes (founded in 1906). The lecture was called Past,…

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Urban Futures Student Trip: The Changing Face of Birmingham

Does planning the future always involve destroying the past? How do we enact change at a human scale in cities? What are the critical issues facing cities today? What are the potential solutions of these issues? How can…

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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…

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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…

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Ares Landscape Architects Year Out and Graduate LA positions

Please see below information regarding Ares Landscape Architects Year Out and Graduate LA positions: ALA Job Advert 2019 – Year Out & postgrad

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Cirencester practice visits

We met Jane Fitzgerald White and David Bailey from PortusWhitton in Cirencester market square. They gave us a potted history of the place from the Roman days, through the Dark Ages to the time of the medieval abbey,…

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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…

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