17/11/17 -

West Country designers team with Bristol Zoo to save Madagascar’s lemurs

Blue-eyed black lemur at Bristol Zoo - image BZS

Landscape architect Grant Associates has teamed up with Bristol Zoological Society (BZS) and the Richard Feilden Foundation (RFF), in conjunction with fellow Bath based architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios), in a project to save Madagascar’s critically endangered wildlife, including the blue-eyed black lemur, and their forest habitat. Grant Associates is helping BZS to develop…

01/11/17 -

Regeneration plans for Filton Airfield take-off

Illustrative masterplan - Filton Airfield

Plans by infrastructure and development company YTL to regenerate Bristol’s historic 350-acre site at Filton Airfield have received the green light from South Gloucestershire Council. The masterplan includes 2,675 new homes, 62 acres of employment and industrial space, three new schools, community facilities, a new railway station and a dedicated Metrobus route on the site…

17/10/17 -

Andrew Grant appointed Chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership

Andrew Grant

Andrew Grant, founder and director of Bath based landscape architect Grant Associates, has been appointed Chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership. Andrew, who is also a Bath resident and co-founder of community arts event Forest of Imagination, will help shape the future strategy of the Partnership, which aims to benefit Bath’s unique landscape for people, communities…

25/09/17 -

Supertrees feature in global expo about urban nature

Supertrees at dusk - image Darren Soh, Grant Associates 2017

Grant Associates’ designs for the Supertree Grove of Singapore’s internationally acclaimed Gardens by the Bay are to feature at the Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology (EDIT) in Toronto, Canada. The Supertrees will appear in ‘The Green and the Gray’, an interactive exhibition curated by international design studio Carlo Ratti Associati that runs from 28…

12/09/17 -

Career Opportunity – Experienced Revit Technician

We are currently advertising for an  Experienced Revit Technician Grant Associates has an international reputation for contemporary landscape architecture and sustainable development.  We enjoy working on a diverse portfolio of challenging and innovative design-led projects throughout the UK, Europe and South East Asia. We have over 50 employees based in Bath and Singapore. We are looking…

08/09/17 -

Grant Associates wins four gongs at IFLA awards

Tianjin Friendship Park

Grant Associates has won a clutch of accolades at the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Asia-Pacific Awards. Gardens by the Bay, which was masterplanned by the UK and Singapore based landscape architect, won an ‘Outstanding Award’ in the categories of both ‘Parks and Open Space’ and ‘Lighting and Night Experience’. The Gardens, which are…

17/08/17 -

SOM masterplan for Colombo, Sri Lanka features designs by Grant Associates

Canalside Port City Colombo, image courtesy of SOM

Architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has won an international competition to design a new finance and marina district for Sri Lanka’s largest city Colombo with a masterplan created in collaboration with Grant Associates. Backed by the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC), the scheme will see the transformation of 269 hectares of reclaimed land next…

17/07/17 -

Forest of Imagination 2017: celebration video

  On 29th June – 2nd July 2017, Forest of Imagination took root in the ancient meadowlands of Bushey Norwood, part of The National Trust’s hugely popular Skyline Walk. Thousands of visitors came to enjoy the free, nature-inspired art event and experience a landscape transformed into a colourful tapestry of creative workshops and immersive artworks….

05/06/17 -

Meadows of Bath’s Skyline to host Forest of Imagination 2017

Forest of Imagination 2017

Bath-based contemporary arts event Forest of Imagination is to sprout up again on Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July 2017 – connecting people to nature in all kinds of imaginative ways. This year’s event is being held at Bushey Norwood, the National Trust-owned ancient meadows behind the University of Bath that make up part…