09/07/18 -

Grant Associates and design partners stage debate about nature and placemaking

Collaborative-by-nature-exhib

Grant Associates and its long-term design collaborators architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and visual communications studio Thomas.Matthews have staged a panel style debate exploring the theme of collaboration, nature and placemaking. Entitled ‘Collaborative Regeneration: the positive impact of connecting nature and placemaking’’, the event was held at FCBStudios’ London office. Speakers from across the built…

27/06/18 -

Sir David Attenborough backs designers’ plan to help save endangered lemurs

Ankarafa Field Station

Sir David Attenborough has given his support to a vital project for a new field station in Madagascar to help save critically endangered lemurs. The plan has been drawn up by conservationists from Bristol Zoological Society alongside Grant Associates, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios) and BuroHappold Engineering. Sir David gave his backing to the £110,000…

11/05/18 -

Award for urban redevelopment scheme in Porto, Portugal, featuring landscape design by Grant Associates

Project Tawny

A significant mixed-use urban regeneration scheme designed by Bogle Architects and Grant Associates for Portugal’s coastal city of Porto has been awarded a Commendation at the 2018 MIPIM/The Architectural Review: Future Projects Awards. Featuring a landscape and public realm design strategy by Grant Associates, the development project received the accolade for the Future Project Awards’ highly competitive mixed-use category, which…

23/03/18 -

Grant Associates presents at Landscape50

Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. Image by Darren Soh sml

Andrew Grant, director and founder of landscape architect Grant Associates, has presented a talk at the landmark event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield. Landscape50 was a one-day conference organised by the university with the aim of exploring a bold future for landscape architecture. In his presentation ‘Future…

05/01/18 -

Green light for residential-led regeneration scheme at Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham

Icknield Port Loop - river view. Image Grant Associates

Birmingham City Council has approved plans for the first phase of a major residential regeneration scheme at Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham. Working closely with Glenn Howells Architects, Maccreanor Lavington Architects and ShedKM, Grant Associates has created a detailed landscape masterplan that will see 207 family homes and 90 apartments built, along with green infrastructure including…

12/12/17 -

Peter Chmiel appointed as judge for 2018 World Landscape Architecture Awards

Peter Chmiel

Peter Chmiel, director at Grant Associates, has been appointed to the jury for the 2018 World Landscape Architecture (WLA) Awards. The annual award programme was launched by the e-magazine World Landscape Architecture in 2017 and aims to recognise outstanding and innovative work by landscape architects and students across the globe. Peter is one of five…

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…