21/11/13 -

Five Landscape Institute Awards for Grant Associates

Grant Associates picked up five awards at this year’s Landscape Institute Awards 2013. The Landscape Institute Awards are presented annually to celebrate, encourage and recognise outstanding examples of work by the landscape profession. This year`s awards were presented at a London event hosted by Wayne Hemingway MBE.

The College of Fellows Award for Climate Change Adaptation was awarded to Gardens by the Bay, Singapore; Design for a Medium-scale Private Development was awarded to ICON in Somerset; Design for Large-scale Public Development went to Gardens by the Bay, and the Design for a Large-scale Private Development went to Accordia in Cambridge. New Islington in Manchester was Highly Commended for Urban Design and Masterplanning.

For the inaugural College of Fellows Award for Climate Change Adaptation all entrants to the awards could be considered for this award. The judges commented “Gardens by the Bay has a unique and impressive approach to sustainability. Even more impressive is the fact that it has actually been built. It has succeeded in bringing sustainability to the ‘masses’ who have visited the project and is a true credit to multi-disciplinary working”